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just what it sounds like: excessive growth.

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G.I. Problems from Antibiotic Use

... diarrhea" may develop within few weeks of taking antibiotics. Tetracycline may kill helpful bacteria in the colon and thus allow for overgrowth of Clostridium difficile bacteria, which can cause colitis and diarrhea. I can't say if you have Clostridium difficile overgrowth, but if ...

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by boron
Sat Oct 26, 2013 11:48 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: G.I. Problems from Antibiotic Use
Replies: 11
Views: 6399

Re: Human body odor

... bacterial growth on the skin and thus tropical or otherwise moist and humid environments drastically increase the chances of skin infections or overgrowth of bacteria. I think our ancestors were pretty stinky by our modern standards and like JackBean said, had to sneak upon their prey against ...

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by biohazard
Wed Apr 24, 2013 7:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Human body odor
Replies: 4
Views: 5070

I'm writing a fictional short story. I have some questions.

... that time, and then a small fraction of humanity was then resurrected to live in this new world? I'm thinking that there would be a ton of natural overgrowth, with moss clinging to everything. Also, I would think that since cities would be deserted, a lot of wildlife would venture in and new ecosystems ...

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by theongreyjoy
Fri May 25, 2012 2:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I'm writing a fictional short story. I have some questions.
Replies: 4
Views: 3505

Re: Stomach bloating and weight gain

... a doctor actually listened and did some testing, they both had parasites. My cousin also had similar symptoms and found out she had a bacterial overgrowth and was given antibiotics.

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by Melina1981
Mon Oct 10, 2011 9:06 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
Replies: 453
Views: 2911308


... of manifesting itself in the gut so it can reinfect?) The only other cause I could think of, is perhaps some kind of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth? I've read that if the balance of bacteria in the small intestine is upset, the body reacts (often violently) in expelling the bacteria in ...

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by blackmantis
Sat Mar 26, 2011 3:30 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Odd food poisoning-like symptoms, strange tastes
Replies: 35
Views: 136706
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