IBS Diagnosis

Irritable Bowel Syndrome Diagnosis

Irritable Bowel Syndrome Diagnosis

If you experience any symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (abdominal pains, loose stools, cramps) it is best to have it properly diagnosed to rule out more sinister illnesses. Here we explain what tests are performed during your IBS diagnosis and what the results might mean.

My IBS Journey

My IBS Journey

This is the beginning of my journey to properly diagnose irritable bowel syndrome.

Seeing the dietitian

Seeing the dietitian

Here I go through first seeing the dietitian and the recommendations that they made and then plan of action to treat my IBS.

Barium Meal More Laxatives!

Barium Meal More Laxatives!

Here are the results of my barium meal and the final diagnosis from my doctor.

Colonoscopy Its Not That Bad!

Colonoscopy Its Not That Bad!

The laxative I had to take before the colonoscopy was bad! I went 32 times and had to stay close to the bathroom but it was worth it to rule out a more sinister bowel problem.

Endoscopy Is It Celiacs?

Endoscopy Is It Celiacs?

The endoscopy shows the lining of the small intestinal wall and is used to properly diagnose celiac disease. I really thought I had this.

First Visit To The Doctor

First Visit To The Doctor

Finally plucked up the courage to go and see the doctor to properly diagnosis irritable bowel syndrome.