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does cornflakes cause flatulence

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Germs create gasses: The odor of flattus is derived from the gas produced by the germs that live in your digestive tract. Methane is one common product. The character of ... Read More
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Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
The organisms that : Live in the intestines produce gasses. When the gas is passed out comes the smell just like when you have a bowel movement

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
It can - because it: Contains cabbage. Cabbage can cause gas because of the fiber content ; because it contains raffinose (a complex sugar) which is broken down in the lar ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Two main sources: Your flattus is composed of the air you swallow & gasses created by grems in your digestive tract.Bacteria & other germs live off the material your bo ... Read More
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Dr. Marcel Goldberg
27 years experience Family Medicine
Diet: Gas is caused by the breakdown of various foods by the bacteria and enzymes in your gut. It's totally natural, and that's why they say that "everybod ... Read More
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Dr. Vijay Laxmi Misra
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Flatulence: Flatulence does not cause health problem on it's own but new onset of symptoms should be discussed with a physician to see if it is due to another pro ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Dietary change: A diet high in fiber and vegetables will stimulate colonic bacteria to produce the gaseous output that we technically term flatus. Examine what you us ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
1st, why RU gassy?: 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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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Anal incontinence. : When having loose stools and when having anal sphincter incontinence.
A 39-year-old member asked:
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Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Flatulance: Milk & dairy products, starchy foods like potatoes & pasta, wheat & oat bran, artificial sweeteners in hard candy, bananas, peaches, apricot, raw appl ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Pressure.: Airplane cabins pressurized - 8000ft above sea level to prevent hypoxia. High in the mountains could be significantly higher than that therefore less ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Chen
30 years experience Clinical Psychology
Passing Gas: My guess is that most professionals working in a facility understand that a patient with dementia also may have difficulty with their bodily funcitons ... Read More
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