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A 35-year-old female asked:

I've been reading a fecal transplant may help ibs/sibo. is this worth trying? can it be dangerous in any way assuming the donor is healthy?

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Dr. Kristel Hunt
Hepatology 23 years experience
Worth trying: if the donor is indeed healthy then the only real other risk is the risk of the procedure - which at your 35y/o is indeed minimal. if you're really unhappy with your bowel issues, well worth trying. Find a reputable center though, and preferably one that engages in research.

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Last updated May 13, 2017

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