IBS is a long-term gastrointestinal disorder that affects the large intestine. The exact cause is not known, but it could be due to various factors. IBS can affect adults as well as children.
- Muscle contractions in the intestine & nervous system
- Inflammation in the intestines and severe infection
- Abdominal pain
- Diarrhoea or constipation
- Mucus in the stool
- Excess gas