Poo it yourself: the rise of DIY faecal transplant
Genevieve had exhausted all drug therapies for her Crohn’s condition. After a final severe flare her doctor told her the only remaining option was surgery. However she’d heard about faecal microbiota transplant (FMT) and decided to give it a try.
She did the transplant at home using her husband as donor, although “I didn’t have him tested for anything. Basically I decided that I knew he had no scary diseases...”
Welcome to the world of do-it-yourself FMT. The