Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO)

Bacteria in your gut is healthy and important for proper digestion. When too much bacteria grows in your gut it is called Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth or SIBO. This can cause health issues and limit your ability to digest foods properly.

There are a variety of ways your doctor can test for SIBO. In many cases, a lifestyle change can provide relief. If not, there are medications that can be prescribed to treat SIBO.

Symptoms of SIBO can include:

  • Queasiness
  • Indigestion
  • Passing excessive gas
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Fatigue

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To schedule an appointment, please call the office of Singaram Gastroenterology at 605-310-2000.