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Old 05-26-2017, 03:41 PM   #1
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Bowel problems in Down syndrome adults

Teenager with Down syndrome has bowel problems, either diarrhea or constipation. Has seen doctors but no help. Need advice

 
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Old 10-02-2017, 02:16 PM   #2
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Re: Bowel problems in Down syndrome adults

I have a sister with Down Syndrome that also experiences bowel problems. Her primary doctor recommended buying an over the counter probiotic and it helped A LOT. Also after having a endoscopy done, the test showed she had Celiac's disease which was a surprise to us. If your teenager has frequent bowel issues, consider finding out if food that contain gluten may give him/her an upset stomach.

 
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