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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Change of diet/check: You need to go over your diet and avoid the foods that are responsible for the symptoms it may be lactose intolerance, high fiber diet, meds you are ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 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
27 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
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Avoid certain foods: Eating a healthy diet can cause gas due to excess fiber. Since humans don't digest the fiber, intestinal bacteria will eat it and make gas as a byprod ... Read More
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Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
What's the cause?: Flatulence neither localizes your problem to the small or large bowel, nor indicate severity or cause. You have described a gut that may be dysfunctio ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: All of us have flatulence and some people have more than others. Certain foods can cause more gas production than others because we can not digest pa ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 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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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Reduce gas productn: Flatulance(gas) pain is a natural response of the balloning of the colon by gas.This causes stretch fibers to react similar to labor pain.Since we are ... Read More
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A 58-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Lots of reasons: The gas associated with flatulence can among other reasons originate from ingested air, fermentation of ingested food, or reflect gut dysfunction (dys ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Yes it may : It may if it is noisy and smelly.

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