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How do I know if I have a leaky gut?

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Leaky gut

Getting in to see an gastroenterologist who might decide on labs, imaging or actual endoscopy.

In brief: Leaky gut

Getting in to see an gastroenterologist who might decide on labs, imaging or actual endoscopy.
Colonoscopy.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Dr. Gary Gottlieb
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Not a true diagnosis

Leaky gut is a proposed condition where certain toxins, microbes, or poor diet allows bacteria and toxic molecules to enter the system from inside the colon.
It is not a recognized diagnosis by physicians who practice alllopathic medicine. Bacteria can pass through the colon wall in certain serious conditions such as severe colitis or toxic megacolon, and most of these patients are hospitalized.

In brief: Not a true diagnosis

Leaky gut is a proposed condition where certain toxins, microbes, or poor diet allows bacteria and toxic molecules to enter the system from inside the colon.
It is not a recognized diagnosis by physicians who practice alllopathic medicine. Bacteria can pass through the colon wall in certain serious conditions such as severe colitis or toxic megacolon, and most of these patients are hospitalized.
Dr. Gary Gottlieb
Dr. Gary Gottlieb
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Dr. Jill Carnahan
The latest research in gastroenterology by Dr Fassano not only acknowledges the presence of leaky gut (intestinal hyper permeability syndrome) but talks about how the prevalence is much greater than suspected and how it may be linked to most autoimmune diseases. Manifestations of leaky gut include many, eczema, inflammatory bowel disease, rheumatoid arthritis and multiple food allergies.
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