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A 28-year-old male asked:

For the past week, my stomach has not stopped making extremely audible noises. ive had excessive odorous gas and crampy pain (prob related to the gas) waking and keeping me up at night. is this a virus?

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Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Gut flora: Typically a gassy stomach is related to an imbalance of normal bacteria in the gut. Probiotics daily can help, especially if you increase your intake of yogurt or fermented foods. Try to avoid high fat foods for a few days while your flora return to normal.

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Last updated Dec 18, 2020

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