Patients with diarrhea-dominant irritable bowel syndrome have pain more often in the lower-abdominal regions, and those with constipation or mixed IBS experience pain throughout the abdomen, according to a study led by Eric Shah, MD, director of the Gastrointestinal Motility Center at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, that was published in The American Journal of Gastroenterology. The study also found that mixed IBS is the most symptomatic. Read the abstract.
IBS patients experience pain differently, study suggests
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