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Rome III Criteria


The Classic Definition of IBS

According to Rome iii criteria IBS is present when

??? Abdominal pain or discomfort is associated with two of the three following features:

1- Relieved with defecation
2- Onset associated with change in form of stool
3- Onset in associated with change in frequency of stool

??? Absence of structural or metabolic abnormalities to explain symptoms

??? Duration of symptoms At least 3 days per month, in the last 3 month, for at least 6 month

??? Supporting symptoms includes urgency, gas, bloating and passing mucus per rectum, and a sensation of incomplete evacuation of loose stool or more frequent stool with some relief.

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