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An_201543 posted:
Symptoms: Hard stool, Difficultly going, Bleeding in the anal when straining, Burning in the anal after a bowl movement or straining for a while, bloated stomach (sometimes really hard to touch), constipation all the time- I make bowl maybe twice a month.

Could this be IBS? I have had a colonscopy once, they said I had rips in my colon, could this be the issue again?
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sheba_q responded:
IBS is a cluster of symptoms with no obvious cause. All you've mentioned is constipation. Admittedly it's no fun but on it's own it's not IBS. Have you tried any diet changes or laxatives and stool softeners to try to have bowel movements more frequently?


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