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Dr. Chip, Board Certified Physician
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Experience:  20 yrs. in practice, includinge surgery, general medicine, addiction medicine and pain.
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I recently had a stool test done as I have an annoying

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Hi,
I recently had a stool test done as I have an annoying taste in my mouth that wont go away even after dental check ups. I was just wondering if you could check my results for me please and see if theres anything wrong? My anaerobic bacteria results look really bad I guess? I dont have any symptoms other than the mouth problem, I have no stomach problems, no diahrea or anything like that.
Have put links to my results below :
http://gyazo.com/a28368845b5c7637fdbcd45283ef57d0
http://gyazo.com/cb9ef2ff77f0c8ac4ed8fa610950bbcd
http://gyazo.com/2b9ac45ef7295f351316bdbe24e675cc
http://gyazo.com/3599e90c08587ec5cc3b01f0a676489f
http://gyazo.com/2b2d8995b8c70ed2c5ac3963ee8f5289
My results are the numbers on the left, reference point is on the right.
Thanks a lot for your time.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.

Hi. I looked at your links

Let me ask, even though you said you had no stomach problems--no indigestion or gas problems at all?

Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Hi,

I have gas on occasions, like last night I had wind for around 2 hours but I'm not sure if its any worse than the average person or not.

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.

OK John.

Looks like you have something called SIBO--small intestine bacterial overgrowth.

You need to get an upper endoscopy study with duodenal samples taken for cultures to diagnose that and it's treated with probiotics and antibiotics

So basically you need a referral to a gastroenterologist

Let me know if you need any more information please

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Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.
Let me know if we need to discuss this any further John
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Will do, thanks a lot for all your replies, its been very helpful!

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.
My pleasure