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Hydrogen breath test is used for GI problems, right? What else?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine

In brief: Hydrogen breath test

It is gold standard because it is the old and reliable test used todiagnose fructoce and lactose intolerance, and bacterial overgrowth syndrome and no other test comes close to it.
But having said that the standardisind and interpretation of the test still remains difficult.

In brief: Hydrogen breath test

It is gold standard because it is the old and reliable test used todiagnose fructoce and lactose intolerance, and bacterial overgrowth syndrome and no other test comes close to it.
But having said that the standardisind and interpretation of the test still remains difficult.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
Thank
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine

In brief: Hydrogen breath test

This test is done for diagnosis of irritable bowel syndrome and common food intolerance, some physicians may also test for methane.
It is used for fructose and lactose malabsorption, and small bowel bacterial overgrowth syndrome.

In brief: Hydrogen breath test

This test is done for diagnosis of irritable bowel syndrome and common food intolerance, some physicians may also test for methane.
It is used for fructose and lactose malabsorption, and small bowel bacterial overgrowth syndrome.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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