The abstract for the journal article published in Annals of Clinical and Laboratory Science entitled The gay bowel syndrome: clinico-pathologic correlation in cases describes gay bowel syndrome in the following manner:. Following the onset of the AIDS epidemic, the reported It is apparent that Gay Bowel Syndrome is an essentialized of Gay Bowel Syndrome complaints has declined, likely as a result of safer sexual practices.
This article aims to review the term 'gay bowel syndrome', including the recent research looking at increased rates of bowel infections in men who have sex with men MSMparticularly in light of the recent Shigella outbreaks in MSM in London and New York, and considers whether 'gay bowel syndrome' is a syndrome that really exists and is worthy of further research and specific treatment, or whether the term continues to be obsolete and not useful A article in the Journal of Homosexuality concluded:.
The gay bowel syndrome.
You know that homosexuality is mentally ill. All information I present is for educational purposes only and should not be subsituted for the advise of a qualified health care provider. That is true, it is an actual medical condition defined as is, in medical literature much to our surprise.
I'm with Lefty and mammamia, I'd have either smacked him or burst out laughing. Jump to content. Like this: Like Loading Ann Clin Lab Sci.
Finally, the bowel has limited and non-specific clinical and histopathological responses to many infections. With the recent increases in bacterial sexually transmitted diseases STDs among MSM in the United States and Europethere has been a concomitant increase in the number of cases of clinical proctitis.
Sexually transmitted infections are a common cause of proctitis and appropriate testing is imperative.
The term "gay bowel syndrome" is considered obsolete and derogatory by some. Washington Blade. There were multiple studies of the newly recognized "gay bowel syndrome" in the late s and early s. Journal of Homosexuality. Lymphogranuloma venereum is a common cause.