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peanut butter flatulence

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Flatus: Fiber in peanut butter might contribute to gas production. See: http://www.livestrong.com/article/532522-peanut-butter-flatulence/

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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Painful BM: Usually constipation is the most common culprit of painful BM's....or you may also have an anal fissure which is beintg expanded and stretched as you ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Peanut: Does this happen with regular unroasted and unsalted ones? If it does - then peanuts are the cause and the prevention is do not eat peanuts.
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Gordon
42 years experience Dentistry
Peanuts are not nuts: Peanuts are legumes, like beans. They have a good level of protein and if that is all you ate, the bacteria in your GI tract partially digested the pr ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hillel Naon
42 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Yes: Peanuts and all legumes cause gas. Here is a good educational site http://www.Puristat.Com/bloating/foods-that-cause-bloating.Aspx.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Gas: Almost anything you eat "could" give you gas. So if you notice a correlation with this food and increased gas then you have your answer.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Med eval.: This change in bowel habitus warrants medical eval. This may be steatorrhea.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Very unlikely.: Unless they were contaminated with an infection that you are probably having now, they should not have caused two days of symptoms.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It is nutritious but: Is fattening, so don't be excessive. A 1 ounce serving of peanuts has 166 calories, 6.7 g of protein & contain: 12% magnesium, 10% phosphorus & 29% of ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Ruden
37 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Numerous studies have shown that people who regularly include nuts or peanut butter in their diets are less likely to develop heart disease or type 2 ... Read More
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