Once your doctor analyzes your symptoms and clinical history, they will perform a physical examination that will include abdominal palpation and will request a series of tests to confirm the diagnosis, such as stool tests, colonoscopy, endoscopy, X-rays, computed tomography, gluten intolerance test, lactose intolerance, and breath test, the latter to determine if you have bacteria overgrowth in the small intestine.
The treatment plan will focus on relieving symptoms and preventing possible complications, which may include:
- Specific to treat this syndrome.
- Diet changes:
- High fiber foods or supplements.
- Do not eat foods that trigger symptoms.
- Increased fluid intake.
- Lifestyle adjustments:
- Exercise daily.
- Rest and get enough sleep.
- Eat at set times.
At the ABC Medical Center Internal Medicine Department we offer health care services with the highest quality and safety, from prevention, diagnosis, timely treatment, and monitoring of infectious, respiratory, endocrinological, dermatological, rheumatic, nephrological, gastrointestinal, and hematological pathologies, of chronic-degenerative diseases and acute conditions, through a comprehensive and multidisciplinary model.