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Possible reasons why i fart a lot?

Possible reasons why i fart a lot?

Food: Beans and other lenteals produce excessive gas. Also constipatioin . Take Reglan (metoclopramide) 10 mg at night 2 weeks and then take one tablet when you eat gassy foods. ...Read more

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I fart a lot when i get nervous. Is this normal?

I fart a lot when i get nervous. Is this normal?

What's the cause?: Flatulence neither localizes your problem to small or large bowel, nor indicate severity or cause. You have described a gut that may be dysfunctional--but is this due to infection, sibo, motility problems, inflammation, ibs, ischemic disease, maldigestion, sphincter problem...? How long have your symptoms lasted, is there accompanying fever, bleeding, vomiting, tenderness? Change diet. W/stress? ...Read more

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Why depending on time of day i hardly fart for hours or i fart a lot (volume) every few minutes for hours?! seems to be worse evening & night

Why depending on time of day i hardly fart for hours or i fart a lot (volume) every few minutes for hours?! seems to be worse evening & night

Talk to your doctor: Some people form more gas than others depending on what you are eating and how much activity you are having. If you diet is high in fiber or eating such things as beans, you may have more gas than in the morning when you have eaten less. Check you diet and see if something you are consuming is causing more gas to form in your intestines. ...Read more

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I fart a lot and it smells really good. Is this normal?

?: Everyone is different. As long as other issues are occurring, no worries. ...Read more

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I fart a lot, could it be a sign of pregnancy?

I fart a lot, could it be a sign of pregnancy?

Although increased: Flatus can occur with pregnancy it is not considered a diagnostic sign of pregnancy. Take a home pregnancy test if you believe you might be pregnant. Take care. ...Read more

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I fart a lot.What types of food should I eat? I am a muscular 5'8 guy with no eating disorders,

I fart a lot.What types of food should I eat? I am a muscular 5'8 guy with no eating disorders,

Maybe no dairy?: A common cause of excessive flatulance can be something called: lactose intolerance. You might try omitting dairy from your diet for a week or so, and see if there's any improvement. Beans are onother source. Otherwise, you could consider getting checked out by your local medical doctor, just to make sure there are no problems. ...Read more

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I fart a lot and early periods, could i be pregnant?

I fart a lot and early periods, could i be pregnant?

Maybe: If you have noticed a change in your bowel habits, are sexually active and are having unusual bleeding, then certainly you might be pregnant. Take a test! ...Read more

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Not only do I fart a lot after eating bread but the smell is horrible. Should I stay away from bread altogether? What else in the bread in other foods

Not only do I fart a lot after eating bread but the smell is horrible. Should I stay away from bread altogether? What else in the bread in other foods

Yes: What kind of bread are you eating? Bread may contain milk which has lactose. Some people are intolerant of lactose and this will cause farting. You can do without bread. Eat oatmeal for breakfast instead ...Read more

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