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A 39-year-old female asked:

Being treated for intestinal bacterial overgrowth. can this overgrowth cause rapid gastric emptying and bile reflux or vice versa? i have those too.

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Dr. Miles Mitchell
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: No, these things do not cause one another, although they may all be caused by some of the same other things, such as a history of digestive system surgery. I can't tell you more than that without knowing more about your situation, sorry! I wish you well, and hope your treatment helps make you feel better.
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