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This Is My College Application Essay, What Are My Chances Of Getting Into Colleges?

Postby cedric52 » Thu Apr 20, 2017 9:11 am

I would like to share with you something about my current medical situation. Ordinarily I would not do so, as I am an intensely private person, but I now accept that my physical limitations have quite possibly impacted my high school performance in a negative manner, and I feel that it is only fair that you have this information. Therefore, I am reluctantly going to allow access to information that I would never, otherwise, speak of.

For the past several years, I have been afflicted by a physical situation that has sometimes interfered with my ability to focus, both in the classroom and out. I do not wish to be too specific about the symptoms of my disease, except to say that they are digestive in nature and sometimes require me to spend long periods of time in the Ladies? Room. Despite my terrible discomfort, I refused to accept that there might be something wrong with me, and would not seek treatment. I know now that I should have been less determined to suffer in silence and more willing to accept help. Finally, my parents insisted on bringing the matter to the attention of a physician. I was tested, over a period of several weeks, for colon cancer, Crohn?s Disease, intestinal obstructions, diverticulitis, ulcerative colitis, gastroesophageal reflux disease, Barrett?s esophagus, Heliocobacter pylori (commonly known as ulcer), celiac sprue (commonly known as wheat allergy), lactose intolerance, gallstones, bile duct stones, sclerosing cholangitis (the narrowing of the bile ducts), ?Sphincter of Oddi? dysfunction and pancreatitis. You can imagine how relieved I was to learn that I had none of these terrible diseases.

Finally, I received the diagnosis of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).


This article is about a functional disorder. For bowel inflammation, see Inflammatory bowel disease.

Irritable bowel syndrome

Classification and external resources

ICD-10 K58.

ICD-9 564.1

DiseasesDB 30638

MedlinePlus 000246

eMedicine med/1190

MeSH D043183

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS or spastic colon) is a diagnosis of exclusion. It is a functional bowel disorder characterized by chronic abdominal pain, discomfort, bloating, and alteration of bowel habits in the absence of any detectable organic cause.[1] In some cases, the symptoms are relieved by bowel movements.[2] Diarrhea or constipation may predominate, or they may alternate (classified as IBS-D, IBS-C or IBS-A, respectively). IBS may begin after an infection (post-infectious, IBS-PI), a stressful life event, or onset of maturity without any other medical indicators.

Although there is no cure for IBS, there are treatments that attempt to relieve symptoms, including dietary adjustments, medication and psychological interventions. Patient education and a good doctor-patient relationship are also important.[2]

Several conditions may present as IBS including coeliac disease, fructose malabsorption,[3] mild infections, parasitic infections like giardiasis,[4] several inflammatory bowel diseases, functional chronic constipation, and chronic functional abdominal pain. In IBS, routine clinical tests yield no abnormalities, although the bowels may be more sensitive to certain stimuli, such as balloon insufflation testing. The exact cause of IBS is unknown. The most common theory is that IBS is a disorder of the interaction between the brain and the gastrointestinal tract, although there may also be abnormalities in the gut flora or the immune system.[5][6]

IBS does not lead to more serious conditions in most patients.[7][8][9][10][11] However, it is a source of chronic pain, fatigue, and other symptoms and contributes to work absenteeism.[12][13] Researchers have reported that the high prevalence of IBS,[14][15][16] in conjunction with increased costs, produces a disease with a high societal cost.[17] It is also regarded as a chronic illness and can dramatically affect the quality of a sufferer's life.

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* 1 Classification

* 2 Symptoms

* 3 Causes

o 3.1 Active infections

* 4 Diagnosis

o 4.1 Differential diagnosis

o 4.2 Misdiagnosis

o 4.3 Comorbidities

* 5 Management

o 5.1 Diet

o 5.2 Medication

o 5.3 Psychotherapy

o 5.4 Alternative medicine

* 6 Epidemiology

* 7 History

* 8 Economics

* 9 Research

* 10 See also

* 11 References

* 12 External links
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This Is My College Application Essay, What Are My Chances Of Getting Into Colleges?

Postby Sennet » Thu Apr 20, 2017 9:12 am

Congrats. You learned to copy and paste.
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Postby marlayne » Thu Apr 20, 2017 9:13 am

No you can still let you know your possibilities of having right into a institution...we do not recognize you, your grades, your accomplishments...and we can not learn minds. You'll ought to speak in your school adviser...and I endorse you are taking this essay in your English instructor. It's no longer relatively an essay until you have been informed to write down a special quantity of phrases. You don't seem to be telling them approximately IBS or the way it influences you...and also you ought to if you are going to speak approximately it. Giving them a duplicate/paste of a few article you determined on a internet site is ridiculous. Not simplest is it useless seeing that they are not able to appear up the type, signs, and so on within the article or see the complete article, however you have not brought up it in MLA or APA layout. It indicates a nice loss of English composition and writing potential. As a senior, you will have to understand how to write down an essay and cite resources....and this doesn't exhibit that. Tell them how your situation influences you and your experiences. Tell them your matters. You do not ought to cross by way of all of the matters you have been confirmed for. As a institution admissions adviser, if I noticed this "essay" come throughout my table, it might be a tremendous mark in opposition to you. If you obtained stellar grades or well grades in English, writing, and so on, I might be skeptical.
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This Is My College Application Essay, What Are My Chances Of Getting Into Colleges?

Postby Garth » Thu Apr 20, 2017 9:21 am

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Postby Channe » Thu Apr 20, 2017 9:29 am

This is not an essay..
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