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I have gas problem so many gas passing after eat?

I have  gas  problem  so many gas passing  after eat?

Diet: Could be related to different factors: stress and increased acid production in stomach, food allergies, lactose intolerance, gluten intolerance, imbalance in the normal gut flora.
Try dimetikon tablets and acidophilus but also think about other factors. You need to remove lactose from diet for about 2 weeks to tell if that is cause.
Avoid excessive intake of artificial sweeteners and sodas. ...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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I am having UTI since last 5-6 months and symptoms accompanying are bloating, severe gas passing, stomach rumbling noises. Iwhy is it so?

Not sure: The symptoms you provide are not usually associated with a bladder infection or uti. Also, most utis, even if not treated, will resolve eventually. Sounds like you need to be evaluated. ...Read more

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I have a lot of gas otc not working I have ibs constipation gas x not working either I can hear and feel the gas & passing gas what can I take 2 help?

I have a lot of gas otc not working I have ibs constipation gas x not working either I can hear and feel the gas & passing gas what can I take 2 help?

R/O IBS: IBS is a diagnosis of exclusion. IUC/CROHNS DZ/IBD is inflammation usually DX by BX IBS SX can be managed .You need a full exam and blood work. Especially screen for H pylori . Also stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/ &colonoscopy./EGD While you are getting these items checked out you should stick to a gluten free diet . Ie gutbliss.com and Wholeapproach.com TXPROBIOTICS/LEVSIN/BENTYL ...Read more

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I am having sharp pains on my left side and i feel bubbling. I am having trouble passing gas and passing stool. What could be wrong ?

I am having sharp pains on my left side  and i feel bubbling. I am having trouble passing gas and passing stool. What could be wrong ?

Many causes: There are too many causes to go into with little information. It could be a 'spastic colon' known as irritable bowel syndrome. I would suggest you contact your doctor for further advise. ...Read more

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Can you get bad stomach pain and gas while passing a kidney stone? Is this common? I've had them b4 but don't remember the stomach pain.

Can you get bad stomach pain and gas while passing a kidney stone? Is this common? I've had them b4 but don't remember the stomach pain.

Abdominal pain: Possible, also related reasons. See your physician. May need GI work up. Read more at www.Browardgi.Com. ...Read more

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Is passing gas healthy?

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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What to do if i feel like passing gas every 15 min. I don't know what is wrong?

What to do if i feel like passing gas every 15 min. I don't know what is wrong?

Here's some ideas...: 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 to do if I have heard recently that passing gas with a foul odor isn't good..Do you know why?

Not heard that: Foul odors are usuallly do to the component gas, methane? Sulfur? But can often be influenced by the foods you've eaten as well. I guess a really foul odor might indicate a bad infection or necrotic tumor but these would be rare. Either way, if concerned, see your primary for a physical and possible referral to a gi. ...Read more

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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. ?

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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Hello, I have had what I thought to be gas problems in my lower left side for a little over 3 days now. I have been passing gas. Doesn't seem to help?

Intestinal gas??: Have you altered your diet at all in the past several days? There are several foods known to be assoc with a lot of gas production - Boston baked beans, cabbage. If that is the case modify your diet. Activated charcoal pill will adsorb lots of gas and turn stool black. If doesn't help see your doc. ...Read more

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Passing gas with sound veryfrequently?

Solution: Take a supplement like beano which breaks down the sugar you're not digesting and will stop your excessive malodorous flatus. ...Read more

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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

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I have bad smell while passing gas tell me how to remove it?

Dietary changes: Certain foods cause bad odors when passing gas. Eating a diet heavy in red meat is one example. Try cutting out one food at a time from your normal diet, for a week or so, and if you have no improvement, add it back in and cut out another food for a week. Be cautious and see our doctor immediately if you have corresponding changes in your stool. ...Read more

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Passing gas aka farting can be embarrassing. How can we stop?

A few suggestions: baring any serious issues noted on a complete history and physical , OTC remedies such as simethacone may be helpful. keep a food diary and a symptom log. see if the gas correlates with certain food groups ie dairy , starches ,gluten ,etc. a visit to your family doctor or a gastroenterologist may be needed as well. pro- biotics, Beeno etc are other OTC remedies that can be tried empirically . ...Read more

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My Son is experiencing sudden attacks of crying and passing gas.

My Son is experiencing  sudden attacks of crying and passing gas.

More details: How old is your son? Is he constipated- when was his last stool? Please resubmit with more information. ...Read more

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What can stop bad gas after someone has already started passing gas?

Simethicone: Passing gas on its own should help get rid of gas. If you have recurrent problem, though, try to identify foods that may contribute to that (diary, certain veggies - cabbage, legumes etc.). You may try simethicone as a trial. If you have other symptoms, such as diarrhea, abdominal pain, blood in the stool, you may need to get those checked by a physician. ...Read more

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M sufferinng from slight liosemotions since yestrday. Today wile passing gas slight mitions was passed in undrwear. Which medicine shud I take?

M sufferinng from slight liosemotions since yestrday. Today wile passing gas slight mitions was passed in undrwear. Which medicine shud I take?

A few thoughts...: With mild, routine diarrhea, a patient can let nature clear his bowels the first day. Then medicines can be tried, such as Imodium (loperamide) for a couple of days, just to decrease the frequency of diarrhea while his body is getting rid of the problem. Drinking or eating just little bits, is helpful (not over-eating nor over-drinking). For anything more than mild brief symptoms, the doctor needs to evaluate. ...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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Is it normal to not have gas after colonoscopy? Had test 2 months ago and I do not recall passing gas afterward. I've read that most people pass a lot

Sure.: While withdrawing the colonoscope from the cecum (first part of colon) to the rectum, the endoscopist will generally try to suction as much air as possible out of the colon, to reduce patient discomfort. Utilizing co2 gas also helps reduce postoperative gaseous distention. ...Read more

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Why am I passing gas in urine?

Why am I passing gas in urine?

Pneumoturia: A fistulous connection from a gas-filled organ adjacent to the bladder (like the gut) is possible--seek help right away please. ...Read more

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Pain in groin passing gas a lot ?

Pain in groin passing gas a lot ?

Pain in the groin: You need to be evaluated for a number of possibilities including a hernia or or an infection. You may call your doctor and get a consultation with one of the HealthTap physicians on line. ...Read more

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Abdominal pain, severe gas, passing blood & mucus w/ no stool. Do I need urgent care or should I wait and call doc tomorrow?

Abdominal pain, severe gas, passing blood & mucus w/ no stool. Do I need urgent care or should I wait and call doc tomorrow?

You know best: If you know your doctor will see you the same day as you call - that's great, but no everyone is so lucky. If you are not sure - why not go to urgent care and follow it up w/ a visit to your own doctor. That way, if there's some major acute issue - you'll nip it in the bud. It's a good value for the peace of mind! ...Read more

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What could cause severe UTI and passing gas?

UTI: Cannot possibly diagnose this without seeing and examining you. This could conceivably be an adynamic ileus (relative immobility of the bowel) due to severe uti. ...Read more

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Please help docs! is passing gas frequently a sign of something bad or is it due to the food you ingest?

The foods we eat.: Usually passing gas results from the foods we eat, healthy foods in general that contain protein and fiber. Sometimes we can get bacterial overgrowth in our intestines which can be helped with probiotics; the overpopulation of the intestines with bacteria can lead to excess gas production as well. ...Read more

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