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Can u have IBS but no constipation or diarrhea?

I have neither but have bloating.

  1. Forgot to add I have a bowel movement every day

    1. That's good! Having a movement every day is really important. ~Michaela (irritablebowelsyndrome.net Team Member)

  2. Hello, yes, it is posible. In the end IBS is very related with nervous system, meaning a bunch of symptoms that can be similar a lot of times but they always depend on how severe is your IBS. Somethimes it is a wildcard diagnostic.
    What you really need to look at is your personal symptoms and try to look for a naturopath or holistic doctor that can help you to solve them.

    1. IBS symptoms come in many different forms! It's possible to have IBS but not have constipation, diarrhea or other common symptoms of it. Do you find that your bloating effects you a lot? ~Michaela (irritablebowelsyndrome.net Team Member)

      1. Pretty much anytime I eat. Usually last for about three hours after. I’ve been on FODMAP diet for three weeks but it doesn’t seem to have done anything. started about four months ago at age 62. The weird thing is I’ve had two times for about a week where it completely went away and I was eating everything that I normally do.

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