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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Simren, "Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth in patients with irritable bowel syndrome," Gut, vol.
The most common symptoms of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth include abdominal fullness, abdominal pain, cramps, bloating, and watery diarrhea.
Andreyev, "Review article: small intestinal bacterial overgrowth - prevalence, clinical features, current and developing diagnostic tests, and treatment," Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, vol.
Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth and thiamine deficiency after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery in obese patients.
That strategy grew out of a 2008 study showing that 52 (46%) of 113 patients with rosacea had small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) compared with 3 (5%) of 60 healthy matched controls.
-- Treating patients with both rosacea and small intestinal bacterial overgrowth with the drug rifaximin was associated with improved rosacea symptoms in some patients, in a small, preliminary study.
Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) is a common cause of chronic diarrhea.
Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) is a condition characterized by the increase of microorganisms in the small bowel exceeding [10.sup.5] CFU/mL [9, 10].
The severity of abdominal pain in some FM patients has been associated with the extent of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO).
Lombardo and his colleagues noted that the symptoms of IBS--including bloating, diarrhea, and constipation-frequently overlap with the symptoms of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO).
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