Table 2

Clinical Symptoms Prior to Diagnosis (N = 266)

Clinical Symptom

Proportion of Respondents


Bloating, abdominal pain

73.9%

Diarrhea

71.3%

Extreme weakness or fatigue

66.3%

Weight loss

64.0%

Large pale stools

55.0%

Joint pains

29.0%

Nausea

27.0%


Cranney et al. BMC Gastroenterology 2003 3:8   doi:10.1186/1471-230X-3-8

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