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excessive gas and frequent bowel movements

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Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Sounds like irritable bowel syndrome.

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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: if you read the newspapers there Are multiple reports of intestinal infections after procedures performed with scopes that are contaminated
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A male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Caused by diet: If you are on a high fiber diet you can get frequent movements as well as excess gas.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience General Surgery
Bad gallbladder: Fever, nausea, pain in upper belly, usually right sided, bloating, belching, worse after eating fatty (or other) foods, getting worse over time, or af ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Time to see a doctor: Any stomach flu type of illness can have some nausea, bloating, vomiting, diarrhea, tummy pain, tummy cramps, fever, chills, sweating, dizziness, etc. ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
37 years experience Addiction Medicine
Withdrawal?: if you were on a significant dosage for any length of time you may be having withdrawal symptoms especially if you abruptly stopped the clonazepam and ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Diet related?: Do a diet diary. Avoid carbonated beverages, sugarless gums, candies, mints, tobacco. May not digest various carbohydrates well, like lactose (milk s ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Warren
8 years experience Family Medicine
Food or medicine: are you taking medication like peptobismol which will turn stool dark or black If you have not enough acid iin your stomach then you may not digest f ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: Though it is more likely to be the typical viral gastroenteritis that has a tendency to go around at this time of year. He should be seen, his doctor ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Buck Parker
16 years experience General Surgery
Bleeding: Bleeding in the bowels cause black, tar-like stool. This could be from a stomach ulcer. If it's not black, and just dark brown its likely you are ea ... Read More
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