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My mum has a bad ulcer and wonders if it can have an effect

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HI
My mum has a bad ulcer and wonders if it can have an effect on irritable bowel sydrome?
Also she wonders what foods she should avoid while having IBS? And what foods are good for it?
What test do you have done to diagnose IBS?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

1)yes, they can. definitely

2)Here is a list of good and bad foods for IBS

https://stanfordhealthcare.org/content/dam/SHC/for-patients-component/programs-services/clinical-nutrition-services/docs/pdf-lowfodmapdiet.pdf

3)It is a diagnosis of exclusion. This means you rule out everything else and that is left over

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

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