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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Maybe normal: Most people think they have more gas than others.The average person passes gas 15 times or more a day.It is just not something that most people talk a ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
C diff: In addition to vancomycin are you also taking any antidiarrhea medication like Imodium? If so, this could be slowing your intestinal motility. I would ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to guess but...: If no bladder infection, then constipation or lactose intolerance could cause symptoms. A constipated person needs to be sure there is no disease caus ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
21 years experience Family Medicine
Abs: Your friend should see her doctor right away
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Diet: Could be related to different factors: stress and increased acid production in stomach, food allergies, lactose intolerance, gluten intolerance, imbal ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura Yauch
Specializes in Family Medicine
Probiotics and diet: Passing gas is not unusual. Probiotics for healthy gut bacteria can help. Also limit cruciferous vegetables like cauliflower, broccoli and other offe ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Flatulence problem?: Flatulence neither localizes your problem to small or large bowel, nor indicates severity or cause. You have described a gut that may be dysfunctional ... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
44 years experience Family Medicine
Not burping: This sounds like a mechanical problem. When you swallow air or gas, or your body produces air or gas from digestion (as with high fiber diets), there ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lisa Vansaghi
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Gas pains: The pain you're describing sounds like gas colic. There can be lots of causes for it, often dietary -- many of the foods that are good for you, like ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
18 years experience Family Medicine
Gas: I recommend taking the over the counter medication called simethicone for gas issues. This is in many products such as gas-x or mylicon. Ask the pha ... Read More
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