gay bowel syndrome
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gay bow·el syn·drome
gastrointestinal discomfort experienced by homosexual males; includes abdominal pain, cramps, bloating, flatulence, nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea caused by enteric bacteria, viruses, fungi, zooparasites, or trauma.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
Management Acute proctitis—penicillin, probenicid, doxycycline; change to specific agents if organism identified
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gay bowel syndromeAn array of infectious and non-infectious GI symptoms described in homosexual ♂ before AIDS Clinical Proctalgia 80%, changed bowel habits 50%, condyloma acuminata 52%, cramping diarrhea, bloating, flatulence, nausea & vomiting, adenomatous polyps, fissures, fistulas, hemorrhoids, perirectal abscess, shigellosis, proctitis, rectal ulcers, giardiasis, STDs–eg HSV, syphilis, gonorrhea, C trachomatis; 'gay bowel' organisms include 'gay CLOs', ie Campylobacter-like organisms–eg, C fennelliae and C cinaedi, HPV–associated with anal carcinoma and dysplasia, CMV, HAV, HBV, parasites–eg, Entamoeba histolytica, E coli, Endolimax nana, Enterobius vermicularis, Strongyloides stercoralis, Iodamoeba beutschlii and bacteria–N meningitis, Haemophilus ducreyi, Escherichia coli, Salmonella spp; other findings include rectal dyspareunia, pruritis ani, anal incontinence, trauma–eg secondary to 'fisting' which, like insertion of variably-sized/shaped foreign objects, may cause colorectal perforation and abscess formation Treatment Acute proctitis–penicillin, probenicid, doxycycline, changing to specific agents if organism identified. See Anal intercourse, Foreign bodies.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
gay bow·el syn·drome(gā bow'ĕl sin'drōm)
Gastrointestinal discomfort experienced by homosexual men that includes abdominal pain, cramps, bloating, flatulence, nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea caused by enteric bacteria, viruses, fungi, zooparasites, or trauma.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
gay bowel syndromeThe damaging effects on the lower bowel caused by male homosexual practices resulting in injury to, and infection of, the margin of the anus and the rectum from finger or hand insertion (fisting) or from the insertion of other objects. Other features include ANAL FISSURES, and ANAL FISTULAS, haemorrhoids and ulcers.
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