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A 30-year-old female asked:

I don't know why everytime i drink coffee i get bloated and gas.

3 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Hard to say.: I don't know either, but you might want to consider another beverage.
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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Allergy: You probably should not be taking coffee. This reaction represents something like an allergy.
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Dr. Laurence Badgley
General Practice 54 years experience
IBS-like: 31 yo female has bloating & gas from coffee. Many experience colon evacuation after morning coffee. Intestinal soft muscle spasms evoke evacuation & are associated with gas & sensations of bloating. Coffee induces mild spasms. Increasingly severe expressions of this dynamic manifest as Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), with abdominal cramps and associated diarrhea and/or constipation.
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Last updated Jan 19, 2015

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