Think I may have ibs or something more sinister!!

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I've been having strange bowel movements of the past 3 to 5 weeks and it's really starting to worry me, I started of being quite constipated but my stools where the same size as normal when I managed to go, but now they have completely changed. They have thinned slightly and have flat edges and I have quite a Bit of mucas when I wipe. There is no blood in my stool or when I wipe I just wondered if anyone had the same as I am petrified and only 23 years of age !!!

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    Do you have stomach pain that moves about? Do your bowel movements change to loose, urgent stools or diarrhoea?  Try a food diary to see if any food has caused your symptoms.   If you have eaten anything you wouldn’t normally eat, this may have triggered problems.

    However, in the meantime, ,see your doctor and ask about IBS since you have had bowel habit change for three to five weeks.

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