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Is it normal for me to have a lot of gas at night?

Is it normal for me to have a lot of gas at night?

It can be: Gas is a byproduct of digestion. However, if there is a significant change in your bowel patterns, it can be a sign of problems with digestion such as malabsorption (lactose intolerance or celiac disease), inflammation or infection. Try some antigas medications and look up a low gas producing diet. Avoid dairy for a week or 2 and drink 60-80 oz of water a day. If persists, get it checked. ...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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Is it normal to get horrible gas everynight. Severe bloating and discomfort accompanied by nausea.. But only at night.

Is it normal to get horrible gas everynight. Severe bloating and discomfort accompanied by nausea.. But only at night.

Gluten Sensitivity?: The easiest way to test this as a food sensitivity is to eliminate one of two major culprits for indigestion. Are you eating a lot of wheat (including beer) in the late afternoon, dinner and evening? Try not eating any wheat and see if you are symptom-free. If not, try dairy the next day. If you have wheat or dairy sensitivity, you will need to stay away from it 90% of the time. ...Read more

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I'm 5wks pregnant. Is it normal to have constipation/gas pain only at night? It's not sever but i'm up twice a night in the bathroom

I'm 5wks pregnant. Is it normal to have constipation/gas pain only at night? It's not sever but i'm up twice a night in the bathroom

Yes: A lot of pregnant patient are on iron or on a prenatal vitamin that contains iron and often times are constipated. When constipated you may retain more gas. You can use generic gas x (simethicone) for gas and for constipation adding fiber, metamucil, colace (docusate sodium) and other remedies are fine. ...Read more

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Dr said to take advil (ibuprofen). Have gas and heartburn of a night sometimes. Is this normal? Any way to lessen these side effects?

Dr said to take advil (ibuprofen).  Have gas and heartburn of a night sometimes.  Is this normal? Any way to lessen these side effects?

Yes: Take advil (ibuprofen) with food. Try Tums and or Maalox or Prilosec. if heartburn occurs frequently., Avoid fatty foods and don;t eat for 2 hrs before bedtime. Sleep with the head of the bed elevated by 45 degrees. Followup with a gastroenterologist for an upper endoscopy. Peristent heartburn can cause esophageal damage and you may need this examined. ...Read more

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Is it normal to pass too much gas???

Yes: Different digestive symptoms handle food differently. There is meds that can absorb air and help you with flactuance. If this is a problem for you try beano or gasx. I hope all is well with you. ...Read more

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Is it normal not to pass gas for a couple days?

Maybe: The average person passes gas 10-14 times per day...Maybe your are just lucky or the most popular person on an elevator. The only time you need to be worried is if there is pain or obstruction. If you are concerned, get your pcp to check it out. Very rarely is this a concerning symptom. ...Read more

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What causes really bad smelling gas? Worse than normal

What causes really bad smelling gas? Worse than normal

Change in diet.: First thing I would think of in this context would be a simple change in diet. Second thought would be small intestinal bacterial overgrowth,, which could have happened from recent illness or use of antibiotics. Try some probiotics and see if they help to bring things back to normal. ...Read more

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What causes really bad smelling gas that's worse than normal?

Gas: Very unpleasant intestinal flatulence rarely indicates any serious pathology and varies with certain foods. See if you can relate it to starches, sugars, beer, etc. Taking activated charcoal may alleviate the foul smelling flatulence. ...Read more

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My husband has had horrible gas for a week. Nothing helps him. Is it normal?

My husband has had horrible gas for a week. Nothing helps him. Is it normal?

Can be: If persists longer than a week or is accompanied by new pain, nausea, vomiting, or change in bowel habit it should be investigated. ...Read more

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Is little gas farts normal ?

Flatus: Everyone has flatus to some extent. If excessive- have it checked. ...Read more

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Newborn seems to always have gas, what is normal?

Not uncommon: if not painful, child is gaining weight, and no associated diarrhea, then wouldn't worry. Formula change may be of benefit. How old, what is formula? Unimpaired growth and development? ...Read more

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Why can't i pass gas normally with a j pouch.

More details?: A few more details would help clarify. If you are passing too much gas, this can be fixed with some changes in your diet. If you have gas buildup that you can't expel, then you might need to have an examination to make sure the opening isn't scarred and narrowed. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a lot of gas when ovulating?

Is it normal to have a lot of gas when ovulating?

Ovulation: Is not usually associated with gassy pains; it would not be worrisome if these two go together though. ...Read more

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I have gas and discharge but no odor is that normal?

I have gas and discharge but no odor is that normal?

Gas: Gas is the product of bacteria in our colon that break down particles, releasing different gasses which we pass as flatulence. If the products we put into our colon don't produce odors, it just doesn't smell..... ...Read more

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Occasionally I have a drink, in return I get gas. Is this normal?

It is a carb so yes: Alcohol as a carb can be metabolized by gut bacteria with gas as a byproduct. Try taking probiotics. ...Read more

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Can I take omiprazole-20 for a long time for my normal gas problem or how long should I use it?

Omeprazol and gas: Omeprazol is a drug that decreases acid production by the stomach. It has no effect on gas. To resolve gas problems is better to watch what you eat, and your eating habits. ...Read more

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Started taking bimuno and getting excess gas is this normal with prebiotics ? And will it go away

Swap it: Hi, probiotics alter the flora of the intestinal bacteria. It's very difficult to assess who will benefit from a particular one. This is because the composition of the billions of bacteria is unique to you and we can't predict response. Most of my patients do report excess bloating ; sometimes even diarrhea when they start a new one. If it does not improve i suggest swapit ; see. ...Read more

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You have the urge to go to the bathroom but when you go...You pass only gas and the urge os gone....Is that normal?

Possible: When you have a lot of gas in your guts it causes pressure on your anus until it is gone the same way as feces do until you get them out. So, yes - this normal. If you have excessive gas, that's a different story, but this was not mentioned, so i would quit at this. ...Read more

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