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Does this sound like IBS? Or something else?

I break out into sweats, get a little weak, get pain and have to go to the bathroom. This has been happening for at least 2 months now. Makes me leary to eat anything. (I've actually lost about 7 pounds because I don't want to eat) I saw my doctor and he said it had a lot to do with the stress/anxiety I was having. He put me on meds, and that's helped make me feel more normal. And this morning I had an episode again. I was in the bathroom with no release, left and then in 5 minutes I was breaking into a sweat, was getting light headed and had to go. Does it sound like IBS? Or still stress/anxiety related? I've been on the pills about two weeks. I'm just tired of feeling this way. It's scary!
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Stress and anxiety go hand in hand with IBS. If you get a handle on that it might help. But also go on an elimination diet to see if it can be helped by those changes
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