What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome?
Irritable Bowel Syndrome or IBS is the name doctors have given to a collection of otherwise unexplained symptoms relating to a disturbance of the large bowel. These may include:
Cramp abdominal pain, often relieved by defecation
An alteration in bowel habit (diarrhoea, constipation or alternating diarrhoea and constipation
Bloating and swelling of the abdomen
Rumbling noises and excessive passage of wind
Urgency – a need to rush to the toilet and incontinence (if a toilet is not nearby)
A sharp pain felt low down inside the rectum
Sensation of incomplete bowel movement.
Please Click this 'Irritable Bowel Syndrome Relief' (IBS Relief) web link for more complete detailed information about this condition. From the IBS Relief web site please click this web link to request a Leaflet
Please Note: Though we would not expect this complaint to cause problems gaining travel insurance, we do however recommend you make your insurers aware if you have this complaint. In the meantime other than the ones listed below we are currently investigating Travel & Holiday Insurance companies who provide specific cover with past, present Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
Please Note: Though we shall endeavour to maintain this page. www.MyHolidayInsurance.com cannot be held responsible for any change in policy by the named Insurance companies below.
|Insurer or Broker||Phone Number||WebSite / Email||Medical Conditions Covered|
|Staysure Travel Insurance||08442770844||
Staysure Travel Insurance - Will cover pre-existing Medical
Over 250 minor conditions are covered free of charge, with screening options available for more serious conditions.
|Travel Insurance Medical||0844 277 9787||
Pre Existing Medical Condition Insurance
Travel Insurance Medical is underwritten by Mapfre
Assistance and specialises in providing great value, quality travel cover for
those of all ages who may be travelling with a pre-existing medical condition.
Prices are exceptionally low and cover can be offered at either basic or
Travel Insurance Medical can cover 220 pre-existing conditions free of charge and more serious medical conditions including cancer, circulation problems and heart conditions can be covered with ease via online medical screening.
|World First Travel Insurance||0345 90 80 161||
World First Travel Insurance specialise cover for people with
all types of pre-existing health problems. Over 1,000 different conditions can
be covered on a worldwide basis and every quote is tailored to your individual
World First are a family firm based in the UK with over 30 years travel insurance experience and offer a wide range of policies including single and annual multi-trip, backpacker and cruise cover. Screening is undertaken entirely in-house and you will not be asked to call anyone else to discuss your medical problems.
|J.D. Travel Insurance Consultants||01689 859102||
Entirely a UK based company.
|Under normal circumstances this condition has no upper age limit.|