Irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, is a common medical condition that affects your intestines and is diagnosed by the best-in-class NYC IBS doctor. IBS can cause abdominal pain, gas, bloating, cramping, diarrhea, and/or constipation. IBS symptoms can often be accompanied by other overlapping symptoms and be difficult to identify as the cause of your symptoms.

Bloating and the feeling of not having emptied the bowels, so needing to return to the toilet shortly after a bowel action are other symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome that gastroenterologist’s patients typically have. Many people who have IBS find that stress and certain foods aggravate their symptoms. If you have IBS, your large intestine may be more sensitive to stimulation, so it can spasm for no apparent reason, causing the uncomfortable symptoms mentioned above. In many cases, our gastroenterologists can treat (or at least comfortably control) with dietary, lifestyle changes, medications, and other modalities after establishing a diagnosis.

How Common Is IBS?
IBS is extremely common. In the United States, approximately 10 to 15% of the adult population suffers from IBS symptoms, but only 5 to 7% of adults have been diagnosed. Patients should always be evaluated by a gastroenterologist for an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan in order to rule out an underlying serious illness or condition. Depending on your case, blood work, stool studies, breath tests, and other diagnostic tests such as endoscopy or colonoscopy may be required to secure a proper diagnosis.

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Manhattan Gastroenterology
983 Park Ave, Ste 1D,
New York, NY 10028
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