Irritable Bowel Syndrome (cont.)
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What are the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome?
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IBS affects each person differently. The hallmark of IBS in adults and children is abdominal discomfort or pain. The following signs and symptoms also are common:
Though not a symptom of IBS, indigestion affects up to 70% of people with IBS.
The following are NOT signs and symptoms or characteristics of IBS (but should still be brought to the attention of a health-care professional since they may be signs and symptoms of other conditions):
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/25/2016
Bhupinder Anand, MD
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