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by 91 · March 30, 2014 at 8:44 PM

There seems to be more interest in fecal transplants since they have a high rate of success with certain infections like C. Difficile and they are said to be effective for many gut diseases. However, not everyone is eligible to get a fecal... (more)

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by 468 · June 13, 2013 at 1:32 PM

I have Ankylosing Spondylitis that began about 8 years ago with chronic constipation (that I still suffer despite a thousand remedies/treatments). I've read so much about the success of fecal transplants, and this makes tons of sense for... (more)

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Anonymous_17 0 · June 13, 2013 at 1:32 PM

There are tutorials on how to do it yourself online. The trick will be getting a donor :-) .

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by 1361 · March 05, 2012 at 12:02 PM

kind of funny actually. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VgnbRK8pij8&feature=plcp&context=C37fc478UPOEgsToPDskLaJ2nddOH-2d1SBDdNgmV9 (more)

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Beth_WeightMaven 0 · March 05, 2012 at 12:02 PM

Since he didn't mention either carbs/insulin or food reward, I bet folks here will hate it ;). Seriously, it was great. He had me scared there in the beginning with that 1st law of thermodynamics talk tho!

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by 2402 · April 01, 2011 at 1:21 PM

I've been lurking on HealingWell and it seems some people have embraced the DIY idea quite firmly. I'm wondering has anyone on Paleo Hacks performed this procedure ? Or someone in "paleo" circles. Pfw told me about one case on PaNu (sadly if... (more)

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Alix 0 · April 01, 2011 at 9:47 AM

Uh, no. Never have had a need. There was an article about this on freakanomics a few days ago, but as for DIY...No.

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by 2402 · February 02, 2012 at 4:55 AM

"Fecal bacteriotherapy, also known as fecal transfusion, fecal transplant, or human probiotic infusion (HPI), is a medical treatment for patients with pseudomembranous colitis (caused by Clostridium difficile), or ulcerative colitis which involves... (more)

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pfw 0 · September 07, 2013 at 12:44 AM

It doesn't always work. This is a common last resort sort of maneuver for people with UC/Crohn's and while it works for some for others it does nothing, or even, to quote someone in one of those threads, causes a flare: Hey LuckyLindy-- that... (more)