Jump to content

Difference between IBS classifications?

Charmaine Beutel

Recommended Posts

What is the difference between IBS classifications? I see some people say they have different ones with letters after them, what does that mean? am very new at this so just learning, thanks

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Jeffrey Roberts

IBS-D = IBS with diarrhea

IBS-C = IBS with constipation

IBS-M or IBS-A = IBS with mixed diarrhea and constipation or alternating IBS (diarrhea and constipation)

IBS-PI = Post-infectious IBS; generally after food poisoning or severe gastroenteritis

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

  • Create New...