Does small intestinal bacterial overgrowth cause gluten sensitivity?

No. People don't eat gluten, they ear foods that contain gluten. These are grains, which contain some poorly digestible carbohydrates. Bacteria in the gut ferment these, can cause gas, bloat, pain, diarrhea- similar to symptoms of celiac sprue gluten bowel disease. The latter is immune related, the former is digestive. Important distinction re: diagnosis, and rx. Celiac lifelong exclusion;.

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How to check for small intestinal bacterial overgrowth means what tests to check you are suffering from them?

See a GI doctor. Intestinal overgrowth syndrome usually occurs only under very circumscribed circumstances with predisposing risk factors. If you have these and are manifesting symptoms of malabsorption you should be seen promptly by a GI doctor. Read more...

What is the best probiotic to use for small intestinal bacterial overgrowth?

Not expired ones. There are many good brands and blends of probiotic cultures that may be recommended by your GI or primary doctor. My patients like the align brand for the gastrointestinal tract. Just don't buy expired probiotics and if they are supposed to be refrigerated, make sure they are. Read more...
SIBO Probiotic. Please continue to see your health professional. Ask about Doctor Ohira’s Probiotics. It is a good brand. Look for multiple strands of probiotics in any brand, the strength of each one is of less importance. Peace and good health. Read more...

Best antimicrobials for small intestinal bacterial overgrowth?

Discuss with your MD. Be sure to discuss this with the doctor that diagnosed you with small intestinal bacterial overgrowth. A number of antibiotics will work; which one prescribed depends on your history (drug allergies, intolerances) and the specific situation. Read more...
Maybe temporary fix. If you have ibs due to sibo (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth)--antibiotics like xifaxan (rifaximin) may help. Sibo may also occur from anatomic variations in the small bowel, altered small bowel motility, or a variety of systemic conditions that prevent permanent cure (e.g. The bacteria just grow back). Read more...