The symptoms of IBS greatly vary from one individual to another, and mostly indicate towards other diseases. The symptoms that occur may appear to be random, but they follow a definite pattern in most of the cases. The most common symptoms observed in the patients are:
- Pain or discomfort in the abdomen.
- Gaseous feeling in the stomach.
- Alternate occurrence of diarrhoea and constipation.
- Presence of mucous in the stool.
- Bloated feeling.