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A 67-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ester Kwok
31 years experience in Internal Medicine
Go niners!: If your football team (go niners!) doesn't win and doesn't go on to the super bowl? Seriously though, bowel gas can have many causes. Usually, it is ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Jargon: Jargon for liquid and gas combined.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience in Family Medicine
Slow down eating: Most gas you pass is swallowed air. Slow down your eating so you are not swallowing air, and it should improve. If not, then you need to be seen.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
The symptoms of Gas include:: Abdominal bloating.
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Irving Harper
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: Gas x is simethicone. Simethicone helps break up gas bubbles in the gut. Taket by mouth, usually after meals and at bedtime . Swallow the capsules ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience in Pediatrics
Possible: There are certainly some stool softeners that have high levels of certain chemicals that when in your GI tact can certainly cause the symptoms you des ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience in Gastroenterology
Breakdown: And byproducts of digestion.
A male asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience in Psychiatry
No butane. Only 20%: Of people produce methane. 99% of the gas volume does not smell. More recent evidence proves that the major contribution to the smell of flatus comes ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Russell Faust
28 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: Yes, it can. It is also as likely that discomfort is due to teething, or reflux.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Gastroenteritis: This is most commonly viral, but if it persists longer than 5-8 days or you develop fever it will time to see your doctor. Hope you are better soon.
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A male asked:
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Abdominal bloating: The symptom complex reported could be from malabsorption and diet related or may be from irritable bowel. If there is any bloody stool need to be rule ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janet Roberto
35 years experience in Family Medicine
Abdominal pain: You state that you have stomach pain that eases when you burp or pass gas. This very well could be due to diet, problems digesting gluten or milk. Als ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience in Family Medicine
Could be: Go see your doctor constipation can become a serious issue. Go get checked
A 75-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience in Ophthalmology
Gas in eye: Don't fly. I presume you had a retinal procedure to repair a torn retina or a macular hole. Proper positioning is important. If pain call your doc asa ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience in General Practice
None: No foods absorb stomach gas, it might be a problem of swallowed air when eating. We all swallow air when we eat. Intestinal gas is a different story, ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jose luis Hernandez
11 years experience in Internal Medicine
Abdominal Pain: Abdominal Pain is a common complain in the outpatient setting. Would recommend to see a doctor. Can be as simple as Irritable Bowel Syndrome or it c ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Flatus: Passing gas is a normal function of the human body. If excessive - get checked.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience in Family Medicine
It may: Although, it doesn't act on gas production, it may help with relieving intestine spasms that are often present with increased gas production.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sean O Donovan
33 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
No: Simethicone breaks up big gas bubbles into little gas bubbles, easing gas'pain'-it is the main ingredient in gas x. Should not cause constipation.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Fermented...: Many fibers, particularly the water insoluble kind, are readily fermented by your gut flora. Some people have certain intolerances to bean husks (try ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fred Vandusen
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Probably gastroenteritis: You should be seen to assess for dehydration and more serious conditions such as appendicitis or cholecystitis, especially if you have never had anyth ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Lippe
28 years experience in Gastroenterology
Gas!: Gas-x will break up the large gas bubbles into smaller ones. Charcoal tablets will prevent the production of gas from various things. More important ... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Normal: The growing uterus is putting pressure on your intestinal tract causing the bloating and subsequent gas passage.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shoaib Shafique
33 years experience in Vascular Surgery
No: Typically not

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