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Dr. Pat Consults: Irritable Bowel Syndrome—Diagnosis and Management

By Dr. Patricia Yarberry Allen and Dr. Brian Landzberg
Dr. Patricia Yarberry Allen and Dr. Brian Landzberg

I have had a diagnosis of irritable bowel syndrome. My GP basically told me to have more fiber, drink more water, and take more time in the bathroom . . . and this is not working. Are there recommendations for diagnosis or treatment that I should discuss with my doctor?

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