Blind loop syndrome

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What is blind loop syndrome?

Blind loop syndrome is a condition in which a portion of the small bowel becomes bypassed and is cut off from the normal flow of food; digestion of food is slowed or stopped and prohibits bacterial growth and malabsorption.

Common symptoms reported by people with blind loop syndrome

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with blind loop syndrome

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Compare treatments taken by people with blind loop syndrome

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Who has blind loop syndrome on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 2
40s 0
50s 1
60s 1
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 1
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 1
Female 3

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 1
Not Diagnosed 1

These charts show data from blind loop syndrome patients who have completed their condition history
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