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Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) Treatment Hastings NE

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in Hastings 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.

Amy Kathryn Anderson
(402) 461-5263
715 N Saint Joseph Ave
Hastings, NE
Specialty
Pediatric Gastroenterology

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Martha Arouni
(402) 397-8040
7710 Mercy Road
Omaha, NE
Specialty
Gastroenterology

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Fernando Zapata, MD
(402) 955-5710
8200 Dodge St Fl 3
Omaha, NE
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Lawrence Rothenberg, MD
(308) 627-2240
Suite 206 3219 Central Ave
Omaha, NE
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll, Valhalla Ny 10595
Graduation Year: 1972

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John Joseph Ferry, MD
(402) 926-2425
7205 W Center Rd Ste 100
Omaha, NE
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1964

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Mark John Milone, MD
(402) 397-8040
7710 Mercy Rd Ste 330
Omaha, NE
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1986

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Richard K Gilroy
(402) 559-9800
988095 Nebraska Medical Ctr
Omaha, NE
Specialty
Gastroenterology

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Eamonn M M Quigley, MD
Omaha, NE
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Coll Of Cork, Nat'L Univ Of Ireland, Fac Of Med, Cork
Graduation Year: 1976

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James J Woodbury
(402) 449-4692
601 N 30th St Ste 5730
Omaha, NE
Specialty
Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine

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David A Dudley
(402) 844-8000
301 N 27th St
Norfolk, NE
Specialty
Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine

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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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