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Could this be IBS?

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PlinkPlonkPlunk Tue 01-Nov-16 19:26:14

Over the past few months, I've had several bouts of diarrhoea. It tends to happen every few weeks, although sometimes it'll be a couple of times closer together (like a couple of days in a row). It comes on suddenly; I don't absolutely have to dash to the bathroom straight away, but I need to get there fairly quickly. Once I've "gone", i then feel ok (a couple of times it's been 2 bouts within 5 minutes, but mostly just 1 and then that's it). I don't feel sick or anything with it.

I do have anxiety, and wonder whether it's connected to that. It doesn't particularly match up with times that i feel really panicky though. Also haven't noticed any pattern with what I've eaten.

I'm wondering whether it might be IBS or something. I very rarely vomit, so I'm also wondering whether it might be a series of tummy bugs which have just gone "down" rather than "both ways".

Any suggestions?

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