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Dr. Lawrence Szarka
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Flatulence (Definition)

Flatulence, or gas, is a clinical finding in which a person passes gas. It is abnormal to not pass gas, however increased flatulence can be a sign ...Read more


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Extremely bloated, gassy, lots of belching and now bad diarreha/ bad omelet at buffet?

Extremely bloated, gassy, lots of belching and now bad diarreha/ bad omelet at buffet?

Probably: It sounds like you have indigestion issues from eating something that you are intolerant to, fid you have anything else? This should resolve quickly, if symptoms worsen let me know. ...Read more

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Why am i so gassy and bloated all the time?

Why am i so gassy and bloated all the time?

Bloating: Most of the time, bloatedness is related to certain food. Fiber, fruits, beans, high carbohydrates/dairy products would cause bloating. Avoid these products or just consume in moderation and titrate to tolerance. Use process of elimination to see if you can find the cause. If you are using artificial sugar, suggest to stop. ...Read more

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What can I take to stop feeling bloated and being gassy?

What can I take to stop feeling bloated and being gassy?

1st, why RU gassy?: Feeling full of "gas" may reflect malabsorption of food (like gluten, lactose), intake of poorly digested food, or choosing foods known to promote gas (beans, fizzy drinks). Sometimes its more complicated--a stomach emptying too slowly, bacterial overgrowth syndrome, delayed intestinal function, partial obstruction from any cause, infection, rectum problems, and pelvic pathology outside the gut. ...Read more

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What can be causing me to feel gassy and bloated all the time and how should I deal?

What can be causing me to feel gassy and bloated all the time and how should I deal?

Other symptoms: There are many possible factors depending on the symptoms you are experiencing. Certain foods can cause those symptoms: dairy products, vegetables, beans. Medications. Illness such as gastroenteritis. Please see your primary care provider for a detailed evaluation ...Read more

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I feel bloated and excessively gassy on and off for several months now. What could this be?

I feel bloated and excessively gassy on and off for several months now. What could this be?

IBS?: Irritable bowel syndrome is the multifactorial consequence of hormonal, immune system and nervous system dysfunction resulting from genetic predispositions and dietary and environmental insults. The predominant symptoms like diarrhea cramps constipation are the result of autonomic nervous system instability. Pts like you may benefit from a metabolically directed approach. ...Read more

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For the past 4 or 5 days I've been bloated and very gassy with discomfort.I have had trouble using the br too,which is normal for me.

For the past 4 or 5 days I've been bloated and very gassy with discomfort.I have had trouble using the br too,which is normal for me.

Symptoms caused by..: There are lots of reasons for gassiness & bloating, & not all of them are due to the GI tract. Even "functional" syndromes may be present without underlying "disease." however PSBO (paralyzed gut) due to metabolic & inflammatory conditions nearby (like an untreated infection of gyne or urinary tract) must be considered. See doctor, esp. If persistent & unexplained by diet, circumstances, meds. ...Read more

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Why does a person get gassy and bloated when they have diahrea?

Why does a person get gassy and bloated when they have diahrea?

Fermentation . . .: Not everyone who has diarrhea will feel gassy ; bloated. Some will complain of crampy pain, often as a result of infection. The gassy bloated sensation may be due to poor digestion of nutrients, allowing bacteria to essentially ferment nutrient causing gas. Lactose, commonly found in dairy products, is a good example of possibly causing just such a diarrhea. Beans can also cause similar symptoms. ...Read more

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Can I diagnose myself gluten intolerant after finding out that I get bloated, extremely gassy?

Can I diagnose myself gluten intolerant after finding out that I get bloated, extremely gassy?

Nah: Too many other variables. Gluten containing foods also have carbohydrates and starches, some are not well digested and can lead to bloat and gas. Sometimes it's not the crust of the pizza, it's the sauce, the oil, the cheese, the pepperoni, the spices, garlic, etc. Want a diagnosis? See a doc, get tested. ...Read more