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Do you believe in the diagnosis of a Leaky gut?

Sorry I keep forgetting about cutting and pasting instead of just providing the link...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leaky_gut_syndrome

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35yoamom

Asked by 35yoamom at 10:12 AM on Apr. 7, 2011 in Health

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  • As any other conditions in order for a diagnosis to be added to the ICD-9 codes for medical conditions the diagnosis will have to be studied so it's going to take some time for this syndrome to be accepted.
    MMXI

    Answer by MMXI at 10:16 AM on Apr. 7, 2011

  • OK I did google this can you look for intestinal absorption it is a diagnosis.
    MMXI

    Answer by MMXI at 10:18 AM on Apr. 7, 2011

  • Intestinal malabsorption

    Malabsorption: decreased absorption of fat and other nutrients caused by liver, biliary, pancreatic or intestinal disease. The 72-hour fecal fat determination is the best single test for mal- absorption.
    impaired absorption of nutrients in the gastrointestinal tract.
    A group of symptoms such as gas, bloating, abdominal pain, and diarrhea resulting from the body's inability to properly absorb nutrients.
    http://www.icd9data.com/2009/Volume1/520-579/570-579/579/default.htm
    MMXI

    Answer by MMXI at 10:20 AM on Apr. 7, 2011

  • never heard of it.
    tazdvl

    Answer by tazdvl at 11:34 AM on Apr. 7, 2011

  • Never heard of it.
    Samanthamommy

    Answer by Samanthamommy at 2:25 PM on Apr. 7, 2011

  • yup
    asil

    Answer by asil at 11:46 PM on Apr. 7, 2011

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