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Los síntomas del IBS afectan los intestinos. Los síntomas podrían ir y venir.

Anatomía Normal de los Intestinos

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Los síntomas del IBS varían en intensidad desde leves a severos e incluyen los siguientes:

  • Calambres abdominales
  • Gases
  • Distensión
  • Dolor que se resuelve con una evacuación
  • Diarrea
  • Estreñimiento
  • Alternar episodios de diarrea y estreñimiento
  • Heces fecales sueltas
  • Urgencia por evacuar pero no excretar heces fecales
  • Urgencia por evacuar después de haber evacuado
  • Mucosa en las heces fecales

Si usted observa sangre en las heces fecales, consulte inmediatamente a su médico.


American Gastroenterological Association website. Available at: . Accessed March 6, 2006.

Fauci AS, Braunwald E, et al. Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine . 14th ed. New York, NY: The McGraw-Hill Companies; 2000.

Last reviewed December 2014 by Daus Mahnke, MD

Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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