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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...

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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.

    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.

    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.

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

  • never heard of it.

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

  • Never heard of it.

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

  • yup

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

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