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I don't believe that he had IBS. I think whatever it was, it was something else.
 

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quote:he nytimes even comes out of the closet and names it as IBS and it sounds like the d variety.
Only problem is that the article contradicts itself about it by stating he had " severe and potentially dangerous bouts of diarrhea". That strongly implies it was not IBS.
 

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quote:the paper I have says, "Their ultimate diagnosis was spastic colitis, which today would be described as irritable bowel syndrome." That's close enough for me
The evidence presented though argues against it.
 

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quote:I'm confused. what evidence argues against what?
The following describes something other than IBS:
quote:suffered from severe and potentially dangerous bouts of diarrhea
 
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