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IBS Symptoms and Diagnosis


Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common, but complex, disorder. Educating yourself regarding IBS symptoms and how the disorder is diagnosed is an important step in finding symptom relief for yourself or someone you care about.
  1. IBS Basics
  2. Symptoms
  3. Diagnosis
  4. Bathroom Accidents
  1. Related Digestive Disorders
  2. Overlapping Health Conditions
  3. The Science Behind IBS
  4. IBS in Women

IBS Basics

Start here to obtain basic information about IBS and to find answers to common questions about the disorder.


Learn about the symptoms of IBS -- what they are and what might be causing them.


How do you know if you have IBS? Here is what you need to know to make sure you get an accurate diagnosis.

Bathroom Accidents

One of the most humiliating of all human experiences is to be the victim of a bathroom accident. Here you will information regarding what causes bathroom accidents and what you can do to try to prevent them.

Related Digestive Disorders

Here you will find information on other digestive disorders that either overlap or share symptoms with IBS.

Overlapping Health Conditions

Unfortunately, IBS does not always stand alone. It can thus be hard to know how to manage other health conditions without aggravating your IBS. Here you will find information on some common health conditions as they relate to IBS.

The Science Behind IBS

Looking for more in-depth information regarding this complicated disorder? Read on to find out what's happening in the search for answers regarding the puzzle that is IBS.

IBS in Women

IBS presents some unique challenges for women. The following articles discuss what is known about the effects of various female issues on IBS symptoms.

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