Since diarrhea and constipation are opposites, it might be hard to believe that this disorder can cause both. Sometimes people with irritable bowel syndrome experience diarrhea and then become constipated. These individuals might also find it difficult to empty their bowels on a single attempt, and feces may be dry and hard.
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