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Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

IBS develops in as many as one in five Australians at some point in their lifetime. Here are the symptoms to look out for.

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Low FODMAP diets

A low FODMAP diet reduces or removes certain foods to cut down on specific sugar types and avoid tummy pain and discomfort. Learn more about FODMAPs here.

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Flatulence

Flatulence is the passing of air or gas from the intestine and through the anus, often accompanied by a sound and smell. Read more about flatulence.

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Bloating

Bloating – feeling that you have a swollen tummy – is common, but if you feel bloated regularly, you should see your doctor. Learn more about the causes here.

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Gastrointestinal illnesses

Gastrointestinal illnesses are very common. Some may last for only a day or two; others are long term. Learn here about their causes, symptoms and treatments.

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Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition that causes pain in the muscles and bones.

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Coeliac disease symptoms

Coeliac disease symptoms can vary from many to none at all. Find out about coeliac disease symptoms.

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Ovarian cancer symptoms

The symptoms of ovarian cancer can be difficult to recognise, particularly in the early stages of the disease. Find out about ovarian cancer symptoms.

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Diverticular disease - diverticulitis and diverticulosis

Diverticular disease, including diverticulitis, is linked to a low-fibre diet and more common as people age. Here's how to treat the symptoms.

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Painful sex for women

Experiencing pain or discomfort during sex is fairly common, but in some cases there is an underlying cause.

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