A 30-year-old male asked:
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sibo positive. first few days on flagyl symptoms reduced. no gas less abdominal distension. symptoms returned while still on 2 week flagyl course. why?

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Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Talk with doctors...: Although antibiotic use may help, there is no guaranty. Furthermore, doctors have never cures anything, but modify something for someone at some degree with / without drug and/ or surgery at reasonable time in reasonable way to reasonable patients. So, report & talk with treating doctor. More on SIBO? Go to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Small_intestinal_bacterial_overgrowth. Best wishes to...
Answered on Sep 29, 2016
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