I have a question about autism and digestive issues

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23 Mar 2022, 5:20 pm

Is there medical treatment for autistic people who get digestive issues? Like for example pills I could take?



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23 Mar 2022, 5:44 pm

It depends on the specifics of the digestive issue.

For a couple decades I took sulfasalazine for ulcerative colitis.


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23 Mar 2022, 5:44 pm

What treatment you need depends on the type of digestive issues you have. I don't think there's any special pill that an autistic person can take to prevent/cure a digestive problem.

When I had ulcers in my stomach and intestines I had to take a steroid pill + an antacid for months. The only thing I can do now is avoid foods that cause that to reoccur and go to the doctor if I think it's getting that bad again.



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13 Jul 2022, 4:38 am

Of course, there is. It's the same treatment strategy applied to random people with the same ailment or symptoms.



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13 Jul 2022, 4:41 am

probiotics are good (in other words yoghurt) , if I avoid carbs it seems to help
apple cider vinegar is good for heartburn, but you have to dilute it loads.