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Questions in the Category: FMT

The Microbiota: Faecal Microbiota Transplantation (FMT)

ME Essential Autumn 2017

I’ve read some positive feedback on the internet about a new form of treatment called a faecal microbiota transplant (FMT). It is supposed to help with a number of chronic conditions, including ME. Apparently there is a private gut clinic in the UK that is carrying out this type of treatment. Do you know if and how FMT works? Is it safe? And how much will it cost?

Charles Shepherd

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