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Can ibs causes you to pass hot wind farts; almost making it feel like your gonna get loose stools?

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Dr. Melanie Mintzer
Family Medicine 43 years experience
IBS causes gas: IBS is a condition which can cause constipation or diarrhea, and often these two presentations alternate. Because IBS can reflect malabsorbtion of food, taking a probiotics might help prevent farting and help even out your bowels. It is also important to make sure that you don't have lactose intolerance or wheat intolerance which can look like IBS. Make an appt with your primary care physician
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Dr. Warren Wolfe
Family Medicine 60 years experience
Yes: IBS has many symptoms & causes. A visit to see your family physician to talk with you about medication and the several causes of IBS is in order. It is a very annoying condition but can be helped.
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Dr. Scott Swope
Dr. Scott Swope commented
Family Medicine 61 years experience
Yes, see your Doctor
Jun 21, 2014
Last updated Jun 21, 2014

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