A 21-year-old member asked:
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do gastrointestinal issues/problems occur with eds?

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Dr. Kathryn Riordan
37 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Some less common forms of eds can be associated with intestinal rupture, blood vessel rupture, eye damage and pregnancy related complications.
Answered on Feb 3, 2012
Dr. Alan Solinger
46 years experience Rheumatology
Not common: It depends on the subtype of ehlors-danlos syndrome, but not a common feature except in the most severe subtypes with excessive tissue tears without much trauma. Speak with york physician to see if you have any of those subtypes.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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