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A 28-year-old male asked:

Gas & bloating occasional cramp 10+ days after stomach bug main symptoms stopped. stool is solid, a bit light brown. should i stop taking this probiotic and just take gasx?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
Stop the probiotic. Probiotics are not of much use. Reduce you food intake. Visit this site for information on Flatulence: https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/digestive-diseases/gas-digestive-tract/eating-diet-nutrition. Wish you good health!
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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
An intestinal tract infection occasionally produces an irritable bowel type state for a period of time. Are you experiencing loose stools? To minimize gas buildup, avoid gassy foods,& beverages. Avoid dairy products or take lactose for now. Taking simethicone or GasX 1/2 hour after a meal can prevent gas build up.
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Last updated Nov 28, 2022


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