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Passing Gas (Overview)

Passing gas = farting = flatulence.


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Can hemorroids cause pain in passing gas?

Can hemorroids cause pain in passing gas?

? bleeding: If you have a cut in the skin of your anus, it may hurt. It will mean someone has to examine it and may have to do a rectal exam...Go to someone who has treated rectal problems before. ...Read more

Passing Gas (Overview)

Passing gas = farting = flatulence.


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Iv been passing gas like 10+ a day I know that normal but Iv been pass gas mostly on the bus, car, the movie theaters not sure if it's gas are air.?

Iv been passing gas like 10+ a day I know that normal but Iv been pass gas mostly on the bus, car, the movie theaters not sure if it's gas are air.?

Gas is air: Certain foods generate more gas, like dairy products, beans, cauliflower, broccoli, Watch your diet, try more high fiber diet. Sometimes Probiotics help, or Gas-X over counter. ...Read more

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How do I treat a feeling of head compression when coughing, blowing my nose or passing gas? I feel slightly stuffy, but don't have a runny nose.

How do I treat a feeling of head compression when coughing, blowing my nose or passing gas? I feel slightly stuffy, but don't have a runny nose.

Congestion Tx: Congestion through nasal passages can cause ear popping and pressure in head during any straining movement. Options include oral decongestant (can increase bp, agitation), nasal decongestant (limit to 3 dy tx), hypertonic nasal rinses. Limit air irritants/allergens, and consider antihistamine tx if related to allergens. See dr if increased pain, fever, or no improvement. ...Read more

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Low back pain with uti. Being treated. Also having low abd/pelvic pain/pressure. Sharp pains not relieved by bm or passing gas. What could this be?

Low back pain with uti. Being treated. Also having low abd/pelvic pain/pressure. Sharp pains not relieved by bm or passing gas. What could this be?

Hard to tell: If not feeling better with antibiotics, let your doc know. He may ultrasound you to see if you have other problems like kidney infection or stones. You could also have pelvic inflammatory disease on top of your uti. ...Read more

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I have over gas (flatulence) production that can leak that detects by others but I don't feel it w/c disturb me psychologically. Wat is its treatment?

I have over gas (flatulence) production that can leak that detects by others but I don't feel it w/c disturb me psychologically. Wat is its treatment?

Diet: Clean up your diet. Lots of fresh vegetables, fruits, and lean meat. 8-10 glasses is water a day. No sugar, cake, pies, candy etc. No alcohol. After three weeks your digestive tract should be working better. If flatulence is not less by then seek the help of a physician. ...Read more

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Hi akash (M), age 22.Problem is whatever I eat after that my stomach gets bloated n start passing gas several times. Why it happen? Reason + tips to cure

Hi akash (M), age 22.Problem is whatever I eat after that my stomach gets bloated n start passing gas several times. Why it happen? Reason + tips to cure

Gas and bloating: Gas & bloating after eating can be due to different causes, depending on the circumstances. Food intolerances are a common cause, example: lactase deficiency, in which lactose (milk sugar) is not absorbed (enzyme to digest it missing), so bacteria in the gut consume it & produce gas as a waste product. Avoidance of offending food or (in this case) lactase pills prior to dairy helps. I'm out of space ...Read more

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Any suggestions to get rid off passing gas problem?

Any suggestions to get rid off passing gas problem?

Gluten sensitivity: Try eliminating gluten from your diet fora month or two. It can be difficult because so many things contain wheat, barley and oats ...Read more

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Why do I get little small stabbing pains inside my bellybutton when I have gas!? It's not severe the pain goes away after I start passing gas

Why do I get little small stabbing pains inside my bellybutton when I have gas!? It's not severe the pain goes away after I start passing gas

Could be normal: Could be normal, if there is relief of pain with passing stool, it fits one criterion of 3 for diagnosis of irritable bowel syndrome, however many other conditions will need to be excluded prior to making a diagnosis of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) ...Read more

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Why do I pass gas that stinks badly?

Normal: It happens to the best of us. Try minimizing or eliminating red meat from you diet. ...Read more

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Is it normal to pass too much gas???

Yes: Different digestive symptoms handle food differently. There is meds that can absorb air and help you with flactuance. If this is a problem for you try beano or gasx. I hope all is well with you. ...Read more

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Why am I passing too much gas a day????

Why am I passing too much gas a day????

Certain foods: Some foods like beans and cabbage as well as some fruits might increase flatulence, so keeping a food diary might help sort this out. Keep in mind that flatulence (gas) is a normal process. ...Read more

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Is passing gas healthy?

Flatus: Passing gas is a normal function of the human body. If excessive - get checked. ...Read more

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Do bananas cause you to pass gas?

Yes: Gas production is common with cabbage, broccoli, brussel sprouts, broccoli, asparagus, cucumber, peppers, apples, raisins, prunes, bananas, avocados and melons. ...Read more

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Does everyone pass little gas farts?

TeenyWeenyPoopers...: Little farts, little burps, little drools, little hiccups, little ticks, little picks, little scratches, little pokes, little coughs, little sniffles, little rubs, little gurgles, little hairs, little stains, little grimaces, little licks, little spittle, little trickles, little leaks, little drips, little drools (oh, I said that). YES, little things that add up to being human (and why I live alone) ...Read more

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Can hemorroids makes it hard to pass gas?

Unlikely: If haemorrhoids are large, they still allow gas to pass, unless the person is nervous about soiling themselves and it is a learned reflex... Need someone to check the health of the rectum. Preferably someone who has experience. ...Read more

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Why can't I pass gas normally with a j pouch.

More details?: A few more details would help clarify. If you are passing too much gas, this can be fixed with some changes in your diet. If you have gas buildup that you can't expel, then you might need to have an examination to make sure the opening isn't scarred and narrowed. ...Read more

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Colonospy what to do when you can't pass gas?

Colonospy what to do when you can't pass gas?

Heat, rest.: It is common to have retained air after colonoscopy despite attempts to remove as much as possible. Turning from left side to right side and back while lying down will often help the air to pass to the rectum allowing release. A heating pad on the abdomen can help ease the discomfort. ...Read more

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Is it toxic to pass gas in front of other people?

Define toxic: This is essentially methane gas with the added odor of various microbe activity. It has a low potential for combustion if near open fire because it dissipates quickly. It's potential to spread germs is minimal. Some would consider it toxic to interpersonal relationships. The anal muscle is well designed to decide when you can release gas if you know how to use it effectively. ...Read more

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I pass gas alot. Long loud and winded why is that?

I pass gas alot. Long loud and winded why is that?

Gas: The most common cause is lactose intolerance. Try avoiding milk and milk products for 3 weeks and you might notice improvement.
Also, you can try lactaid tabs or probiotics. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you pass gas and blood comes out?

What does it mean when you pass gas and blood comes out?

See a Doctor...: Rectal bleeding is a sign of potentially a serious problem such as colon and rectal cancer. See your doctor. The source of bleeding needs to be diagnosed and treated. ...Read more

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Why when I pass gas urine is coming out and I can't stop it?

Not common: It is not a common experience but can be explained by the fact that when intra abdominal pressure increases it put pressure on the sphincter both the bladder outlet or the anus. As result, you may have accidents resulting both number 1 and 2.
It is common for people for instance to have the same experience when they are coughing. ...Read more

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Why do I pass gas every 2 to 5 minutes? And it always smells so bad

Flatulence.: I would add a probiotic to your daily nutritional regimen. Excess gas sometimes from bacterial overgrowth in the intestines, which we can combat with probiotics. This could also be a dietary issue - diets high in protein can lead to excess flatulence. ...Read more

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Why I pass gas like every 15 minutes and it smell bad? How to cure it?

Why I pass gas like every 15 minutes and it smell bad? How to cure it?

Infection? Dietary?: Since we don't digest the fiber we eat, intestinal bacteria will feed on it and make gas as a byproduct. Another reason could be lactose intolerance, in which one can't digest the lactose (milk sugar) she eats. Again, bacteria will feed on it. Drinking lactose-free milk and eating less fiber, should decrease gas. Intestinal infections, or using antibiotics, can also cause gas and loose stools. ...Read more

Gas (Definition)

In a medical context, "having gas" refers to having too much gas in the bowels. This causes burping, cramps in the belly, ...Read more


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Flatulence (Definition)

Flatulence = passing gas ...Read more