Fructose intolerance analysis

It is necessary to go with an empty stomach for the extraction of blood. No previous appointment is necessary, the extractions are made from 8:00h – 10:30h from Monday to Friday.

The results are delivered within 24 hours.

Diagnostic test to diagnose malabsorption of sugars by the small intestine, which have passed into the large intestine and alter the intestinal flora. Fructose is a monosaccharide, present in various foods such as sugar and honey, which needs to be metabolized by the liver to be transported to the blood in the form of protein. Fructose intolerance occurs when there is a malabsorption of it by the liver, consequently, it passes to the colon and causes various digestive symptoms: abdominal pain, flatulence, bowel movement and diarrhea are the most common, there are also patients who have nausea, vomiting, headaches and constipation.

Fructose intolerance is a very common pathology, affecting a large part of the population, but it is usually under-diagnosed. The fructose intolerance test is performed to detect this abnormality and to be able to establish a low fructose diet and thus end the symptoms.