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Inability To Pass Gas
Maybe: Depending of your age, symptoms and other medical conditions you have, you might want to check it out. Although this may be embarrassing, it would be worth it to establish a relationship with a primary care doctor to talk about it. It may be an example of food intolerance/allergy...Or in some cases more serious problems. Even if it isn't anything serious, they may be able to help you manage it. ...Read more
Diet and medications: Gas forms when bacteria in your colon ferment carbohydrates that aren't digested in your small intestine. Unfortunately, healthy, high-fiber foods are often the worst offenders. High-fiber foods, swallowed air.Bowel disease, antibiotics., laxatives.Constipation and food intolerances, artificial additives. ...Read more
Many reasons: See your Primary care for an exam and maybe test. Many things may cause not to pass gas and may not be a major problem ...Read more
Passing gas: Gas in the bowels is a normal phenomenon. It is a physiological process to pass the gas as it builds up. Too frequent gas passing may have something to do with your diet. You may need to avoid "gassy" food like cauliflower, cabbage, sometimes bread, sometimes milk products, beans, lentils, and pop. Never be afraid of passing gas - it may not appear as a social norm - but who cares its a norm. ...Read more
Not common: It is not a common experience but can be explained by the fact that when intra abdominal pressure increases it put pressure on the sphincter both the bladder outlet or the anus . As result , you may have accidents resulting both number 1 and 2. It is common for people for instance to have the same experience when they are coughing. ...Read more
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