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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.

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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.

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9 Common Symptoms of Constipation

It happens to the best of us. Here’s how to know if you have this uncomfortable digestive symptom.

IBS Patients Delay Seeking Help, Survey Finds

IBS Patients Delay Seeking Help, Survey Finds

Most people with irritable bowel syndrome suffer symptoms like abdominal pain for at least a year before seeing a doctor.

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.

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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.