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Does eating bananas help with gas and bloating

A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Poor digestion : The process starts with your mouth. Saliva, chewing well, sips of water with each couple of bites, eating slower and talking less while at it helps. S... Read More

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bill Greening
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
46 Conditions: This complaint can possibly be associated with up to 46 different conditions. Therefore it would need to be thoroughly worked up by your primary physi... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Gallbladder: It might be a sign of gallstones. You could also be having symptoms from a gastric ulcer. I suggest you go see your GP and have an exam, labs and Ultr... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Yes: Constipation can cause that pain and pressure, bloating and passing gas that you describe. Try eating a lot of fruits and veggies for roughage and dri... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 40 years experience
First find cause: Irritable bowel syndrome (ibs) is associated w/ abdominal discomfort, altered /alternating stool pattern, accompanying nausea, bloating, gassiness. Of... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Colon and Rectal Surgery 43 years experience
OK: This is constipation! a hi fiber diet, 20-25 grams of fiber per day, drink 80-`100 ounces of non caffeinated, non alcoholic fluids daily and increase ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Enrique Molina
Gastroenterology 36 years experience
Fruits and veggies: most commonly certain fruits and veggies. also sugar supplements (Splenda). Look for the "FODMAP" diet for specifics.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felecia Sumner
Family Medicine 11 years experience
Gas/constipation : This could be from constipation. Are you staying well hydrated? Be sure to eat slowly - it takes about 20 minutes for your stomach to catch up to you... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corinne Kauderer
Wound care 37 years experience
Caraway seeds: Poppy seeds taken in quantity can give you a false positive for opiates. It's possible that caraway seeds can do the same thing.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Hydration: Proper hydration is critical, providing no other medical issues. Urine color may be used with the goal as being clear to light yellow. That will defin... Read More
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