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    cdavidso12 posted:
    Does anyone else get headaches, sometimes migraines, accompanying or leading up to IBS specific symptoms? Nothing mentions them. Any tips on stomach-safe OTC pain relievers?
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    calgal37 responded:
    Cdavidso12, it's possible the headaches may be associated with IBS, however also consider the possibility you may have problems with food intolerances/allergies. Migraines are very often associated with problems such as gluten (wheat, rye, barley) intolerance.


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