Hydrogen Breath Test-Dr.Ram Chandra Soni

Hydrogen Breath Test is generally performed to detect small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) and identify lactose intolerance. Both conditions have warning sign that include abdominal pain, bloating, or gas.

Best Gastroenterologist in Faridabad will perform a hydrogen breath test if they find out that you have an intolerance to a sugar or small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO). This simple, non-invasive assessment measures gas levels in your breath to determine exactly why you’re feeling those stomach problems, whether it’s from bacterial overgrowth or just simple indigestion. 

Hydrogen Breath Test used when patient presented with symptoms like,

  • Abdominal Bloating
  • Flatulence (Excessive passage of gas)
  • Diarrhoea
  • Excessive Belching
  • Abdominal Discomfort

Hydrogen Breath Test helps in proper diagnosis of conditions that causes Gl symptoms like, abdominal bloating, excessive gas formation and passage and discomfort. Hence, treatment can be personalised as per diagnosis which helps in easing symptoms more quickly. You can resume your normal activities and diet after a hydrogen breath test.