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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Symptoms

Other IBS Signs or Symptoms

Besides chronic pain and changes in bowel habits, there are some other symptoms a person with irritable bowel syndrome may experience. These include symptoms that affect the digestive system, such as:
 
Also, people with IBS may also complain of problems outside of the digestive tract. These include:
 
  • Changes in sexual function
  • Painful sexual intercourse
  • Painful menstruation
  • More frequent urination.
     
A person with IBS is also more likely to have high blood pressure or fibromyalgia.
 
(Click Diagnosing Irritable Bowel Syndrome to learn about the specific symptoms that are needed to make a diagnosis of this condition.)
 

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