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   Posted 5/29/2008 6:31 AM (GMT -7)   
I just read on AOL that there was an Intestinal Super bug. Maybe we should be happy we have IBS-D. We can crap it out quick enough. (no pun intended)

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   Posted 5/29/2008 8:03 AM (GMT -7)   
Ha ha! Good point. =)
Sometimes, when I'm having issues, I can't tell if it's "just my IBS" or a bug. I think we just sort of get used to pooping a lot.
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   Posted 5/30/2008 7:37 AM (GMT -7)   
In countries where diarrhea is a common occurence (think bad water), colon cancer is pretty rare; they think that there may be a link between periodic purges of the intestines and healthier colon cells.

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   Posted 5/30/2008 8:49 AM (GMT -7)   
If there is a link between purges of the colon and healthier cells, some of us must have some pretty dang healthy( if irritated) colons. I know that I can never tell if I have a tummy bug or it's the ole' gremlins acting up yet again.
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