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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Listen to doctor: Your gastroenterologist is most familiar with your clinical problem. Do you want answers from somebody who has never seen you and does not know your ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
?IBS: Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is truly a diagnosis of exclusion, and there are no specific blood tests for it, but this may certainly be your problem ... Read More
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Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
Food allergy?: Some find being tested for food allergies and avoiding their culprits really helps. Gluten-free is in fashion right now and, indeed, if you're allergi ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Gas pains: As long as you're able to pass the gas through your rectum there is no complete blockage problem, but the question is whether you're forming excessiv ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
38 years experience Radiology
Just wait: For the gas to pass and try not to swallow much air when you eat.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Rudkin
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Sort of...: The colon functions to reabsorb water from feces between evacuation. Gas from bacterial breakdown of carbohydrates can form in the colon and remain t ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Oswari
24 years experience Family Medicine
Food diary: I would recommend your friend take a food diary and see if there are any patterns in foods leading to gas. Some common things would be mixing fruits w ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Gas in colon: He may want to try simethicon- containing otc medication or probiotics. Go to a drug store, and you can find these things. He should also review his e ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
31 years experience General Surgery
Gas: Air or gas in the G.I. tract gets into the G.I. tract through the mouth. Air is swallowed in the food and liquids we drink. Certain foods such as bea ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Don't waste your $: Healthtap physicians have repeatedly addressed this subject with a clear "no" answer to colonics. There is virtually no value to colon flushes, cleans ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Feeling gassy & full: Feeling full of "gas" may reflect malabsorption of food (like gluten, lactose), intake of poorly digested food, or choosing foods known to promote gas ... Read More

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