Common "Dysbiosis" queries answered by top doctors | iCliniq


Dysbiosis is a condition that occurs due to an imbalance in the bacteria in the stomach and intestine (gut). The causes include changes in diet, consumption of excess alcohol, stress, anxiety, medications, etc. The symptoms of dysbiosis are bloating, upset stomach, bad breath, constipation, etc.

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I have been experiencing a gurgling feeling in my stomach after COVID. What could be the reason?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been experiencing a gurgling feeling in my stomach. It has been happening since COVID for the past three months. I have visited a general physician who suggested me to take the tablet Omeprazole. I have no real pain other than a tightened feeling in my stomach. The bowel is all ...  Read Full »

Dr. Jagdish Singh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to This gurgling feeling is usually due to dysbiosis and not due to cancer. I suggest you take probiotics and tablet Rifaximin (antibiotic) 550 mg three times daily after meals for ten days. Also, continue doing regular exercise, meditation, and yoga; avoid oily and spi...  Read Full »

How can I treat severe burning pain in my feet?

Query: Hello doctor, I am feeling really down. I have had a lot of digestive problems for about two years. I have been diagnosed with candida and dysbiosis, but my regular doctor does not seem to know what is wrong with me. I have been very stressed and have suffered anxiety since I was about 16. I was not...  Read Full »

Dr. Aida Abaz Quka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Regarding your concern, I would agree with you on the fact that your symptoms could be related to peripheral nerve damage. Coming to this point, I would recommend consulting a neurologist and performing an NCS (nerve conduction study) to examine your nerves. Other tes...  Read Full »

What makes a person fart and go to the toilet many times a day?

Query: Hi doctor,I have some symptoms like going to the toilet several times a day and farting many times a day. It has influenced my life. I have this issue for many years. What to do?  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It is common to have farts and burping. These are normal processes of the body by emitting gas produced in the small bowel. Excessive gas is produced due to two main reasons. The reasons are carbohydrate maldigestion and dysbiosis. Approximately, carbohydrate is the maj...  Read Full »

Is fecal transplant a treatment option for dysbiosis?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a microbiome imbalance. It seems like dysbiosis or leaky gut or overgrowth of pathogens. It makes me feel sick. I take probiotics and a good diet to manage these symptoms. But when I am not taking it, my symptom flares up. I read about fecal transplants. Is this something that c...  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Dysbiosis or small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) presents with excessive gas, abdominal fullness, pain, diarrhea, or altered bowel habits. You have not mentioned the predominant symptom present in your case. It is important to know before having treatment. Feca...  Read Full »

I had unprotected sex, and I suffered from gastric problems after that. Are these related?

Query: Hello doctor, I had unprotected intercourse about five years ago. After the intercourse, I became sick the next day and was hospitalized for a few days. I started noticing some gastric problems since then that will not go away. I have been diagnosed with H.pylori infection, and I received the treatm...  Read Full »

Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concern. I have gone through your detailed history. Bacillus is a group of bacteria that are gram-positive. They can be found in stool, vomiting, and food samples. So basically, they have a fecal-oral transmission route and cause food poisoning. So s...  Read Full »

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