small intestinal bacterial overgrowth


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A condition characterised by nausea, vomiting, bloating, flatulence, diarrhoea, and steatorrhoea linked to a relative increase in bacteria in GI content which over time may be result in malnutrition
Diagnosis Jejunum aspirate with > 105 bacteria/ml
Risk factors Proton pump inhibitors, anatomic defects—e.g., fistulas, diverticula, blind loops, resection of ileo-cecal valve
Management Antibiotics, given in short cycles to prevent resistance

small intestinal bacterial overgrowth

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SIBO

Excessive concentrations of colonic bacteria (exceeding 100,000 microorganisms per mL) within the duodenum or jejunum. SIBO may produce abdominal pain, bloating, and diarrhea owing to malabsorption. Synonym: small bowel bacterial overgrowth
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