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

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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Passing Gas (Definition)

Gas, also called flatus or flatulence, is air in the intestine that is passed through the rectum. Air that is passed from the digestive tract through the ...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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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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Would a perforated rectum allow you to pass gas and feces normally without pain?

Would a perforated rectum allow you to pass gas and feces normally without pain?

Probably not...: ...but would you care to clarify for us your concerns and risks please? ...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