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Complications of Irritable Bowel Syndrome
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Complications of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

There are no major complications of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) as it is a functional disorder, which means it does not cause any major and problematic problems of the bowel, it just affects the functioning of the bowel.


Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) may cause some people to skip meals (when they have pain), avoid certain foods (that are known to cause pain) and it just causes interference with daily life when symptoms are at their worst and people cannot function as well as they can normally.

Other than these, there are no serious complications with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).


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  Last reviewed: 28 September 2008 || Last updated: 2 February 2009


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