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Colorless Odorless Tasteless Gas
Hi! I had an episode a few days ago. I had alot of gas (odorless). When I sat on the toilet, I passed the gas & there was some mucus & red blood. ?
Gas: Peanuts like beans, belong to the legume family, which can produce gas in some people. Other nuts, to my knowledge, do not since they are not legumes. Beano contains an enzyme that dels with the component of peanuts & beans that causes the gas; take before eating them. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Most gas...: Most gas is swallowed air. If it isn't burped out during the feeding, it passes a valve (pylorus) between stomach and duodenum, and from there on it's one way street down to the bottom. Some gas is produced by bacteria in the bowel from undigested food, and when this happens it's a sign of improper digestion of whatever food caused it (milk, beans and cabbage are common culprits). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer