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For about 6 months i have been very gassy could there be something wrong i havent changed my diet so not sure why i have so much gas

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. K. Olson
Dr. K. Olson answered
38 years experience Psychiatry
Flatulence: Stress can lead to altered eating habits - including rushing when you eat, gulping your food, and not taking time to chew. Many who are stressed sigh ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Lactose/fiber/air/ib: The causes of persistent gassiness are 1 lactose intolerance 2high fiber diet 3chronin constipation 4swallowed air 5inflammatory bowel disease 6 ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Probably: An anal fissure, particularly if there is any blood
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
There are a number: of different possibilities including lactose intolerance to gallbladder disease to bacterial overgrowth in your colon. Couldn't say for sure over the ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tri Huynh
Dr. Tri Huynh answered
16 years experience Gastroenterology
Excessive flatus.: Having excessive flatus is most commonly caused by the type of food intake. High fruit/vegetable/fiber contents, high carbohydrate (beans), dairy pro ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ann Holland
27 years experience Podiatry
Intestinal gas: The more fiber there is in your diet, the more gas is produced as well as cramping and maybe pain. Although fiber is healthy for you, it takes getti ... Read More
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A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Not from Lithium: Your increase in flatus is more likely due to your high fiber diet, rather than lithium. Lithium can cause diarrhea ; loose stools in 20% of patients ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Proper workup: You need a workup for malabsorption / maldigestion. Your primary care physician can begin it. Gluten enteropathy can present like this and so can Whip ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Gas is air: Certain foods generate more gas, like dairy products, beans, cauliflower, broccoli, Watch your diet , try more high fiber diet. Sometimes Probiotics h ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Gas: Possibilities: 1. Lactose intolerance 2. Lentels and beans may also cause flatulence.
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