IBS-a etc. what does this mean?

I was diagnosed with IBS in July this year after a Colonoscopy and Scan showed no abnormalities.I'm so glad I found this forum because I have had very little advice from my GP and my Consultant discharged me as soon as I received the negative Colonoscopy report.

I have seen many references to ibs-a, b ,c d on this forum and I should like to know what this means. I also have Coeliac Disease which I manage with a gluten free diet.

3 Replies

  • hi ibs a is alternate between constipation and diorreah. ibs d is diorreah prominent and ibs c is constipation prominent.

  • Hi thanks for your reply.From your answer it would seem that I have ibs-a.

  • i need a good pain liller , please

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