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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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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.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, 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 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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Hi, so my problem is I fart a lot, always in school for some reason. And I'm tired of having this problem, my stomach starts hurting and everything. I?

Hi, so my problem is I fart a lot, always in school for some reason. And I'm tired of having this problem, my stomach starts hurting and everything. I?

Try to avoid: dairy products as you may have lactose intolerance, lending to indigestion of the dairy products which subsequently turn into methane gas produced by bacteria in your intestines. If not lactose intolerant, then you may have poor digestion of certain food groups, including nuts, fatty foods, and certain vegetable proteins including beans, sprouts and high fiber content. ...Read more

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I usually fart a lot throughout the day, but today I haven't farted at all. Is this a sign of a stomach bug or illness, what could cause this?

I usually fart a lot throughout the day, but today I haven't farted at all. Is this a sign of a stomach bug or illness, what could cause this?

No: the fact that you have not noticed the passing of gas but you otherwise have felt well has no clinical significance unless you have just undergone surgery. If you are feeling ill with nausea, vomiting, fevers and chills it may represent an obstruction of your intestines. In that case you should seek medical evaluation immediately. ...Read more

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For the last 5 days I am farting a lot, every 10 to 15 minutes I pass a lot of gas, no abdominal pain, I eat a balanced diet.?

For the last 5 days I am farting a lot, every 10 to 15 minutes I pass a lot of gas, no abdominal pain, I eat a balanced diet.?

Flatulance: A normal person passes gas 15-16 times a day. Sounds like you are having extra gas due to a food. Lots of foods cause gas and it is different for everyone. Cabbage, cukes, beans of course, and if you are lactose intolerant milk products just to name a few. Chek out your diet, maybe remove some things see what happens. ...Read more

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I am slim and have always had a flat belly but all of a sudden, my belly became bigger and harder. Also, i have been farting a lot. Why is this?

I am slim and have always had a flat belly but all of a sudden, my belly became bigger and harder. Also, i have been farting a lot. Why is this?

Bloating: Possibly some thing in your diet changed? Are you constipated? If you are not pregnant then you can try Clear liquid diet and BRAT diet for next week . This may help ...Read more

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I had anal intercourse last night and he finished in my anal cavity. now whenever I fart I get a lot of leakage with a slight pink color. Should I be?

I had anal intercourse last night and he finished in my anal cavity.  now whenever I fart I get a lot of leakage with a slight pink color. Should I be?

Rough sex: You may have had some damage to the mucosa of the anal canal which has led to a little bleeding. This should heal rapidly. Next time use a goodly supply of lubricant. ...Read more

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Unprotected sex , no missed period but it changed it was light and short 3 days. I bloat and fart a lot. Negative blood test and urine. What is this?

Unprotected sex , no missed period but it changed it was light and short 3 days. I bloat and fart a lot. Negative blood test and urine. What is this?

Unprotected sex: You need medical attention and examination. You may have been infected with a sexually transmitted disease. See your doctor about these symptoms as soon as you can get an appointment. ...Read more

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Unprotected sex no sperm and no missed period. Have period change light and short. Negative blood test. I bloat and fart a lot. Pregnant?

Unprotected sex no sperm and no missed period. Have period change light and short. Negative blood test. I bloat and fart a lot. Pregnant?

Pregnancy: If you are healthy and sexually active without effective protection, you can definitely become pregnant. Irregular periods can be a sign of early pregnancy in addition to nausea and breast tenderness among other symptoms. There is no reason to wonder. Pregnancy tests are very sensitive if done according to instructions. If negative and still worried, repeat in one week. Result reliable for most ...Read more

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Why do I fart when i sneeze a lot of the time? How can I prevent this? I am usually pretty constipated, is it related?

Why do I fart when i sneeze a lot of the time? How can I prevent this? I am usually pretty constipated, is it related?

Related: If you have hard stool in your rectum in time the sphincter tone of your anus can be decreased making it difficult to hold in gas. Treat your constipation and this should resolve. ...Read more

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I am experiencing anal itching for the last 3 to 4 months. Now I'm always aware that I have an anus. On an itchiness scale: pbly 2 out of 10 . I've always farted a lot. and when at home I have frequent bowel movements (sometimes dark stool)?

I am experiencing  anal itching for the last 3 to 4 months. Now I'm always aware that I have an anus. On an itchiness scale:  pbly 2 out of 10 . I've always farted a lot. and when at home I have frequent bowel movements (sometimes dark stool)?

Pruritis ani causes: Could you be referring to fissures, fistula, abscess? Sexually transmitted disease (syphilis, gc, hiv, etc.) should be considered. Hemorrhoids & rectal prolapse can appear as an outward bulging. Anal trauma of any kind may cause mechanical injury. Skin eruptions need to be considered. Evaluation is recommended to distinguish serious versus less concerning reasons for your problem before treatm ...Read more

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Farting a lot. Do I need to worry?

Farting a lot. Do I need to worry?

Not necessarily: It' s a digestion problem. One easy question to ask would be if this is diet dependent. Keep a log of your meals/ drinks. Allow more time with your meals. ...Read more

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Hello I am kind of worried that I am having puss come out and lots of it , I can't even fart because it starts coming out ?

Hello I am kind of worried that I am having puss come out and lots of it , I can't even fart because it starts coming out ?

This sounds bad: Not sure what you are trying to describe, but it doesn't sound good. You should get checked out if you have pus coming out of your rectum. ...Read more