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A 29-year-old female asked:

what causes trapping of gas/difficulty releasing gas through anal canal?

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Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 21 years experience
And: The colon works on its own peristalsis. You must eat a healthy diet hydrate and exercise and keep the colon working. Try this first.

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