Gastroenterology Quiz #24: Irritable Bowel Syndrome

1. A 27-year-old woman presents to the clinic complaining of recurrent episodes of abdominal pain and bloating for the past 6 months. She notes that her symptoms often improve after bowel movements and are associated with a change in the frequency of her stools. She denies any recent travel, antibiotic use, or family history of gastrointestinal diseases. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis? 

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2. A 34-year-old man with a diagnosis of IBS presents to the clinic for follow-up. He has predominantly diarrhea-predominant symptoms. Despite lifestyle modifications, his symptoms have persisted. Which of the following medications is most appropriate to manage his condition? 

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3. A 22-year-old woman diagnosed with IBS reports significant abdominal pain that does not seem to correlate with her bowel movements. She has tried multiple dietary changes without significant relief. Which of the following is the most appropriate next step in managing her pain? 

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4. A 29-year-old woman with IBS is interested in non-pharmacological treatments for her condition. She experiences a mix of constipation and diarrhea. Which of the following is the best recommendation for her? 

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5. A 25-year-old man with a long-standing history of IBS primarily presents with constipation (IBS-C). He has tried increasing dietary fiber and fluid intake with minimal relief. Which of the following medications is most appropriate for managing his symptoms? 

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