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Inflammatory bowel syndrome - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hello
User :   I have been diagnoses with I
User :   IBS
Doctor :  
User :   and am only 17 , but i feel like its something worse
User :   can a 17 year old get cancer
Doctor :  
inflammatory bowel syndrome
Doctor :  
is one of the risk factor
Doctor :  
but not the sole cause
Doctor :  
for cancer
User :   when i push on my intestines, it doesnt hurt, and i have no blood in stool
User :   but i have pains that feel pinchy and achy
User :   and i have anxiety disorder, so it makes me scared about it
Doctor :  
thats IBS
Doctor :  
User :   Is it normal to have pains in the same spot for about a month
User :   kinda in the same spot
User :   How would i know if its something worse than IBS
Doctor :  
if you are doubtful
Doctor :  
you must go for a scan first
Doctor :  
if it is normal

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