There is no known cure for irritable bowel syndrome, but the symptoms can be managed with therapy, dietary changes, probiotics and medications, according to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Dis... More »

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As of 2014, Mayo Clinic states there is no known cure for irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, because the cause remains unidentified. Treatment methods are used to manage symptoms and provide individual relief. More »

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Although symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome may vary based on age and current health conditions, most people experience a bloated feeling, abdominal cramping or pain, gas, diarrhea or constipation, according to the May... More »

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Although trapped wind or intestinal gas can have different causes, the symptom can be treated in different ways, such as dietary changes and taking over-the-counter medications, states the National Institute of Diabetes ... More »

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Hemorrhoids are treated with simple diet changes, such as eating more fiber, according to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Fiber softens the stool and decreases anal pressure that may... More »

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An ileostomy involves attaching the lowest section of the small intestine to an opening in the abdominal wall, known as a stoma, while a colostomy involves an end section of the large intestine, states the National Insti... More »

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Collagenous colitis is a type of microscopic colitis in which collagen builds up under the colon lining, according to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. This build-up irritates the colo... More »

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