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Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) Treatment Ardmore OK

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in Ardmore is called a "syndrome" because it is a group of symptoms which may include: abdominal cramping, gas, bloating, diarrhea and/or constipation. No one knows exactly what causes it. The muscles in the large intestine or colon appear to be more sensitive in people with IBS, and as a result may contract too much after a person eats.

Alexander Peter Gurrola, MD
(405) 226-6500
PO Box 397
Ardmore, OK
Specialties
Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tx Tech Univ Hlth Sci Ctr Sch Of Med, Lubbock Tx 79430
Graduation Year: 1987
Hospital
Hospital: Mercy Memorial Health Center, Ardmore, Ok
Group Practice: Medical Specialtists

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Neil Allen Nedley, MD
(580) 223-5980
1010 14th Ave NW
Ardmore, OK
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loma Linda Univ Sch Of Med, Loma Linda Ca 92350
Graduation Year: 1986
Hospital
Hospital: Mercy Memorial Health Center, Ardmore, Ok
Group Practice: Nedley Publishing CO

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James Walton Hogin
(405) 631-0524
937 Sw 89th St
Oklahoma City, OK
Specialty
Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine

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Ajay Bhargava, MD
(580) 357-0058
4302 SW Lee Blvd
Lawton, OK
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Armed Forces Med Coll, Univ Of Pune, Pune, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1974

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Lori Janine Ford, MD
(918) 682-0700
384 South 33rd Street Suite #B
Lawton, OK
Specialties
Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nd Sch Of Med, Grand Forks Nd 58201
Graduation Year: 1989
Hospital
Hospital: Muskogee Reg Medctr, Muskogee, Ok
Group Practice: Muskogee Digestive Ctr

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Alexander P Gurrola
(580) 226-6500
1505 N Commerce Ste 204
Ardmore, OK
Specialty
Gastroenterology

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Craig B Moore, MD
(580) 726-2115
125 N Broadway Ave
Hobart, OK
Specialties
Family Practice, Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1976
Hospital
Hospital: Elkview Gen Hosp, Hobart, Ok
Group Practice: Southwest Medical Clinic

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Tauseef Ali
(405) 271-5428
920 Stanton L Young Blvd
Oklahoma City, OK
Specialty
Gastroenterology

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Robert Holbrook, MR
(405) 271-5428
3604 Silverwood Ct
Norman, OK
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Sam Luper Earnest, MD
(405) 743-7340
1815 W 6th Ave
Stillwater, OK
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1971

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Is IBS a Cause for my Sudden Cramps?

Q: Can you tell me more about irritable bowel syndrome? What causes it and what are the symptoms? How is it different from lactose intolerance? Who does it affect and at what age is it brought on? Also, is there a treatment for it?






Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is called a "syndrome" because it is a group of symptoms which may include: abdominal cramping, gas, bloating, diarrhea and/or constipation. No one knows exactly what causes it. The muscles in the large intestine or colon appear to be more sensitive in people with IBS, and as a result may contract too much after a person eats.

Lactose intolerance, on the other hand, is an intolerance to milk and some dairy products. The symptoms sometimes look similar but people with lactose intolerance don't have enough of the enzyme lactase to digest the sugars in dairy foods.

Although IBS has no cure, there a few things you can do to lessen the symptoms. Treatment includes: dietary changes, medication and stress relief. It's important to consult your doctor to find a plan that works well for you.


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