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Can flatulence cause demented people to be shunned in memory facilities?

Can flatulence cause demented people to be shunned in memory facilities?

Passing Gas: My guess is that most professionals working in a facility understand that a patient with dementia also may have difficulty with their bodily funcitons. However, other patients in the facility may not be as understanding. ...Read more

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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 nonstopAfter ate nuts see white pieces in stool. Vomit after ate avocado&linseedoil. Smellystool fart. Bad concentration&memory. Dryskinhairlos?

Flatulence nonstopAfter ate nuts see white pieces in stool. Vomit after ate avocado&linseedoil. Smellystool fart. Bad concentration&memory. Dryskinhairlos?

Wow...lots of issues: I don't think we can really put all these things together into a common condition. There are clearly some gastrointestinal issues with the gas. Not that concerned about white pieces after nuts or vomiting after linseed oil. Biggest cause of concentration and memory issues at your age is stress. Would check thyroid as under active gland could contribute to all. Work with your doctor. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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What causes flatulence odor?

What causes flatulence odor?

Germs create gasses: The odor of flattus is derived from the gas produced by the germs that live in your digestive tract. Methane is one common product. The character of the odor is influenced by your diet and the variety of gasses produced by separate bacteria.The germs live off what is not absorbed during digestion. ...Read more

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Does coleslaw cause flatulence?

Does coleslaw cause flatulence?

It can - because it: Contains cabbage. Cabbage can cause gas because of the fiber content ; because it contains raffinose (a complex sugar) which is broken down in the large intestine. This break down process leads to gas production. ...Read more

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What are the causes of flatulence?

What are the causes of flatulence?

Two main sources: Your flattus is composed of the air you swallow & gasses created by grems in your digestive tract.Bacteria & other germs live off the material your body does'nt absorb during digestion & produce a gas in this process. Lactose ingested by intolerant people will make them gassy because the germs love the left overs. A sugar in vegies (fucose) makes most of us gassy since we can't absorb it. ...Read more

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Does flatulence cause health problems?

Does flatulence cause health problems?

Flatulence: Flatulence does not cause health problem on it's own but new onset of symptoms should be discussed with a physician to see if it is due to another process in body. ...Read more

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What are some possible causes of flatulence?

Dietary change: A diet high in fiber and vegetables will stimulate colonic bacteria to produce the gaseous output that we technically term flatus. Examine what you used to eat, what you have changed and what you can modify. It is impossible to completely eliminate this part of metabolism but you can help things. ...Read more

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What causes flatulence? And how can it be stopped

What causes flatulence? And how can it be stopped

Tricky to stop. ..: Carbon dioxide and methane are naturally produced by the gut flora (bacteria) that live in our intestines. Flatulence is the release of this excess gas / wind. The flatulence from vegetables may be contributed by high 'FODMAP' foods; fermentable carbohydrates that contribute to gas production. You could choose some low 'FODMAP' options; see http://www. Ibsdiets. Org/fodmap-diet/fodmap-food-list/ ...Read more

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What are some potential causes of "wet flatulence"?

Diarrhea: It sounds like there may be a tendency to have diarrhea. I would advise you get evaluated for that possibility. There can be rectal leaking from other issues as well. Things to consider might be rectal inflammation, infection or a leaky cyst. You need to see your physician to get an evaluation. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of "fruity" smelling flatulence?

Flatulance: Milk & dairy products, starchy foods like potatoes & pasta, wheat & oat bran, artificial sweeteners in hard candy, bananas, peaches, apricot, raw apples, pears, raisins, mellons, prune juice, fructose in cola drink, beans & lentils, onion, green pepper, cauliflower, broccoli, brussel sprouts, peas, corn, celery, artichoke, carrots, asparagus. ...Read more

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What causes flatulence after going high in mountains but not planes?

Pressure.: Airplane cabins pressurized - 8000ft above sea level to prevent hypoxia. High in the mountains could be significantly higher than that therefore less pressure and more expansion of intestinal gas. However, this would only apply to gas that was created prior to ascent. If you are ascending over a few days, this explanation won't hold and I believe you are somehow swallowing more air -? Exertion? ...Read more

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I have a sudden increase of putrid flatulence. Could this be caused by my change in diet?

I have a sudden increase of putrid flatulence. Could this be caused by my change in diet?

Stool and diet: The particular aroma of your stool certainly is influenced by your recent diet. If you notice a particular food makes your stool singularly offensive, you may need to avoid that food. Good luck. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of frequent and bad smelling flatulence? I haven't changed diet and I use the toilet regular. What else can I try to fix this?

Bacteria: Often overgrowth of certain types of bacteria in the intestine can cause this problem. Try eating greek yogurt or kefir, or taking a probiotic supplement to rebalance your intestinal flora. ...Read more

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Could the common cold cause flatulence?

Gas: With a cold, postnasal mucus can drain down our throats, usually while we're sleeping. Swallowing all that mucus can cause some stomach fullness, gas, abd cramping and sometimes softer/mucus-mixed bowel movements. ...Read more

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What can cause severe bloating and flatulence?

MANY THINGS: There can be many causes of bloating and flatulance. To list a few causes here 1 lactose intolerance 2 celiac disease 3 GI infections with viruses, bacteria and parasites 4high fiber diet, and other foods which produce gas 5air swallowing 6 irritable bowel syndrome 7 constipation. ...Read more

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Can foul flatulence be caused because of constipation?

Can foul flatulence be caused because of constipation?

YES: Constipation results in a buildup of feces in your body, the bulk of which is bacteria, which produce gas as they digest the waste from your bowels. More stool=more bacteria=more gas, as you have noticed! More frequent bowel motions decrease the gas (and odor) so get on a good diet and use softeners--discuss with your doctor if you need help. ...Read more

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Is flatulence caused by activia?

Yes: The use of probiotics and dairy products both can be associated with flatulence. ...Read more

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Does methadone cause flatulence?

Does methadone cause flatulence?

Opioids in general: Methadone is an opioid. Opioids are very prone to cause constipation and other bowel related problems linked to evacuation. You may want to try and laxative/stool softener like senna and docusate. ...Read more

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