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What age do people typically get irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Irritable bowel syndrome typically begins in people when they are in their teens and 20s. Onset in late adult life can also occur. In about half of people who develop the digestive tract disorder, it begins by 35 years of age.

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