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What should i eat and drink to eliminate or at least reduce the gas and bloating in my system?

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Dr. Gary Gottlieb answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Try LactoseFree diet: A common cause of gas and bloating is lactose intolerance, even if you have not had problems with milk in the past. Lactose intolerance can start at any time, and symptoms can vary from day to day. Try a lactose-free diet for 1-2 weeks (no regular milk, cheese, ice cream, cottage cheese, sour cream, ranch dressing, yogurt, or milk chocolate). You may drink lactose-free milk, soy or almond milk.

Answered 9/22/2016

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Dr. Shaban Faruqui answered

Specializes in Gastroenterology

Carbohydrate--Gas: Gas pain, bloating, and flatus frequency can be exacerbated by anything that causes diarrhea or constipation. Gas also caused by: overeating ,swallowing air while you eat or drink, smoking cigarettes ,eating certain foods, chewing gum Food is digested primarily in your small intestine. What is left undigested is fermented in your colon with bacteria . fungi & Yeast, & expelled as flatus . CO

Answered 1/1/2020

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