https://www.healthcentral.com/category/irritable-bowel-syndrome/tag/diagnosis
Irritable Bowel Syndrome Topics
Show More

The Latest

Urine test cup.

IBS Diagnosis Is About to Get a Lot Easier

Irritable bowel syndrome is notoriously difficult to diagnose since there is no definitive test available. But that may soon change thanks to new research.

Woman with stomach pain.

IBD vs. IBS: What's the Difference?

While they may be only one letter apart, IBD and IBS are separate conditions. Learn the similarities and differences here.

Woman sitting on the toilet holding toilet paper

What Do You Know About Constipation?

We all get backed up once in a while. Here’s what you should know about this uncomfortable digestive symptom.

IBD Raises Risk of Getting C. Diff Again

IBD Raises Risk of Getting C. Diff Again

Having inflammatory bowel disease increases your risk for antibiotic-resistant C. Diff bacterial infection and recurrence.

man talking with doctor about stomach issues

IBS Diagnosis and Treatment

Irritable bowel syndrome is difficult to diagnose because the disease causes no known physical abnormalities that doctors can identify through exams, imaging studies, or lab testing.