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SMALL BOWEL BACTERIAL OVERGROWTH (SBBO)
SBBO is a condition that occurs when there is an imbalance of good and bad bacteria
(dysbiosis) in the intestine causing inflammation.
Symptoms include
-Watery diarrhea
-Gas, bloating
-Abdominal distention
-Excessive gas and discomfort
Causes include
-Use of antibiotics especially recurrent use
-Mal-absorption
-Gastrointestinal surgery and short bowel syndrome
Treatment
-Antibiotics that work on gut bacteria
-Probiotics
-Therapies to improve absorption
OTHER CF RELATED GASTROINTESTINAL ISSUES
-CF Liver Disease occurs in about 10 percent of patients with CF
-Recurrent Pancreatitis occurs in a minority of pancreatic sufficient patients