Kenneth Simone

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome

. Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is the most common functional gastrointestinal disorder. It is a disorder that may cause abdominal bloating, gassiness, crampy abdominal pain, diarrhea (IBS-D), constipation (IBS-C), alternating constipation and diarrhea, mucousy stools, and fecal urgency. Individuals feel the need to defecate immediately following a bowel movement. Although many patients experience a great…

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