Has anyone ever done a stool analysis? Did you go through a private company or through your doctor? I have lots of food allergies and environmental allergies and was thinking about trying to heal my gut based on the analysis.
asked byMark_54 (120)
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on May 23, 2013
at 09:43 PM
I did. It was the Metametrix GI Effects tests: http://www.metametrix.com/test-menu/profiles/gastrointestinal-function/dna-stool-analysis-gi-effects
I came back positive with h. pylori and crytosporidium. Both were treated and taken care of.
on May 24, 2013
at 02:17 AM
h pylori can be diaged with a blood test, it is the bacteria that causes ulcers, and can be cured with a pp inhibitor + levoflaxin , crytosporidium is a protozoa which normally only affects immune system compromised patients, in non compromised patients a person typically fights off the protozoa within weeks of infection (which may or may not cause any symptoms)