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what do i do about my bloating and gas problem? i have have had sort of bad gas during regular school days in the past but i have learned to live with it. now i have been feeling really bad lately, especially in school, and bloated and gassy. i was also a

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Dr. Joy Jackson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
A : A common cause of gas and bloating is lactose intolerance. Try to cut out dairy products (milk, yogurt, cheese etc.) do this for two weeks and monitor for improvement. If that does not work try the same thing except eliminate anything containing gluten. Lastly, try an over the counter gas medication like gas-x or beano. If these things do not prove helpful visit your doctor for a complete evaluation. Best of luck.

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Last updated Oct 3, 2016

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