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Doctor insights on: Foods That Cause Baby Gas

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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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Will gas x cause constipation? The foods that help avoid constipation often cause gas so i'm hoping gas x can just eliminate the gas.

Will gas x cause constipation? The foods that help avoid constipation often cause gas so i'm hoping gas x can just eliminate the gas.

Not likely: Gas-x (simethicone) basically breaks large gas bubbles into smaller ones that can easily be passed. Common side effects of this drug are loose bm's & nausea. ...Read more

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Is it possible that breastmilk can cause tummy upsets in babies even aftr eliminating all gas causing like chocolate , tea etc from my diet?

Is it possible that breastmilk can cause tummy upsets in  babies even aftr eliminating all gas causing like chocolate , tea etc from my diet?

Yes: If the infant is allergic to a protein in your breast milk, it could irritate the babies stomach and or intestinal tract. Some parents start by eliminating milk and soy from their diets. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are some foods such as beans and potatoes cause gas, but is there a food that gets rid of gas?

What are some foods such as beans and potatoes cause gas, but is there a food that gets rid of gas?

Digestion: You likely lack enzymes necessary to digest the food. I have no vested interest in this product but do recommend "digest extra" sold at the vitamin shoppe. It has all the enzymes your body needs for food breakdown and usually does the trick. ...Read more

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Is it true that eating spicy food during pregnancy causes the baby to grow with hair? What types of foods should be avoid during pregnancy?

Is it true that eating spicy food during pregnancy causes the baby to grow with hair? What types of foods should be avoid during pregnancy?

Not true: Spicy food does not affect your baby's hair. Foods to avoid during pregnancy are seafood high in mercury, undercooked meat poultry and eggs, unpasteurized milk, unwashed fruits and vegetables and alcohol. ...Read more

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Hi. Can Zantac (ranitidine) cause increased gas? Can suppressing acid make it harder to digest foods which causes gas, bloating, and constipation?

Hi. Can Zantac (ranitidine) cause increased gas? Can suppressing acid make it harder to digest foods which causes gas, bloating, and constipation?

Low acid: Both low acid and high acid cause similar symptoms. Try apple cider vinegar or sauerkraut with each meal . Change diet to only foods from a plant and not made in a plant(no processed foods). Each green leafy and squashy vegetables. Avoid gluten protein containing foods like wheat, rye and barley based. Drink water with a squeeze of lemon. If you need Zantac (ranitidine) the food was not right for you. ...Read more

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Mucus in infant stool.....what can cause it besides allergy? Baby is on amino acid formula

Mucus in infant stool.....what can cause it besides allergy? Baby is on amino acid formula

Poor Digestion: For infants mucus in the stool suggest poor digestion. Depending on when you changed the formula the mucus in the still may still be there. Mucus without blood may not be a problem. Discuss this with your doctor if it persist. ...Read more

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Can drinking milk when you have lactose intolerance cause any damage other than gas and diarrhea?

Can drinking milk when you have lactose intolerance cause any damage other than gas and diarrhea?

Not really: There are lots of different food intolerances. Some may cause symptoms like an allergic reaction, while others may cause mild symptoms. Check out http://goo.Gl/jhaqg for more information. ...Read more

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Which foods can cause allergies to babies, when they start solid foods (6 months)?

Which foods can cause allergies to babies, when they start solid foods (6 months)?

Different strokes..: There are foods that tend to be more allergenic, but for any individual infant, the rules may not hold true. That's why you introduce foods one at a time, and watch and see if any type of reaction. But in general, seafood, nut containing foods, citrus and eggs and egg containing foods have more potentials towards allergies and should be introduced later rather than sooner. ...Read more

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Can drinking milk when your lactose intolerance cause damage other than gas?

Can drinking milk when your lactose intolerance cause damage other than gas?

Yes. but not permane: Other symptoms, other than gas, include loose stools to diarrhea, and abdominal cramps. To some, these are more the issue than gas, especially if you work in a hermetically sealed office cubicle. ...Read more

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Can eating vegatables cause gas pain?

Yes: Some vegetables contain quite a bit of psyllium which can cause significant gas production and subsequent gas pains. ...Read more

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Can't digest food. Instant bloating, gas w/foul odor, loose or soft stool. Not one particular food causes it. Prone to yeast infec. Why? How to help?

Can't digest food. Instant bloating, gas w/foul  odor, loose or soft stool. Not one particular food causes it. Prone to yeast infec. Why? How to help?

See a GI doctor: You need to be examined and perhaps undergo stool examinations and endoscopy. This sounds serious and you should not wait long before seeing somebody. Good luck and get better. ...Read more

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I think the flax that is being added to cereal causes gas. What types of added fiber (in cereal or granola) doesn't cause gas?

I think the flax that is being added to cereal causes gas. What types of added fiber (in cereal or granola) doesn't cause gas?

Fiber is fiber: It is our inability to completely digest fiber that causes gas. If this is a major problem, you may want to consider lowering your daily fiber intake. It is a hit or miss issue. ...Read more

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Will certain foods I eat while i'm breastfeeding cause my baby to get gas?

Will certain foods I eat while i'm breastfeeding cause my baby to get gas?

Yes: Some foods in a mother's diet seem to be linked with increased fussiness or gas in their babies. Some culprits seem to be dairy, brussel sprouts, legumes and ither cruciferous veggies. The only way to see if this makes a difference in your baby is to try cutting one or more of these foods out of your diet and observing anh changes in your baby. ...Read more

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Can mirilax cause gas in babies?

Can mirilax cause gas in babies?

Not really.: Gas in babies is either swallowed air, or from incomplete digestion of food. Miralax (polyethylene glycol) has nothing to do with this. ...Read more

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How do I know what is giving my baby gas?

How do I know what is giving my baby gas?

Make a diary: Creating a daily diary of foods, bowel movements, and gas can be helpful in finding the culprit. ...Read more

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