However, on the flipside, they do absolutely nothing for your IBS. You can’t see nor treat IBS with a colonoscopy. Be aware that a colonoscopy will only help to rule out other problems but it won’t help you with your IBS. It is important to rule those out.
Once you have those other issues ruled out by the colonoscopy, then you need to see an IBS specialist like the ones we have at the IBS Treatment Center.
Dr. Wangen is the founder and medical director of the IBS Treatment Center, the award winning author of two books, and a nationally recognized speaker on digestive disorders. He has been on ABC, NBC, and Fox as well as public radio, and was named one of Seattle’s Top Doctors by Seattle Magazine.