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Odorless Colorless Gas
Hi! I had an episode a few days ago. I had alot of gas (odorless). When I sat on the toilet, I passed the gas & there was some mucus & red blood. ?
Infection? Dietary?: Since we don't digest the fiber we eat, intestinal bacteria will feed on it and make gas as a byproduct. Another reason could be lactose intolerance, in which one can't digest the lactose (milk sugar) she eats. Again, bacteria will feed on it. Drinking lactose-free milk and eating less fiber, should decrease gas. Intestinal infections, or using antibiotics, can also cause gas and loose stools. ...Read more
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
What does it mean when you are smelling things all the time that are not there ? every where you go...ie gas fumes
Gassy: There are several over the counter medications that may help. First, play detective and note what foods and drinks you have been having, as dietary changes may be the best treatment for you in the avoidance of trigger foods. Ask you Pharmacist about medications for upset stomach and feeling gassy, then get a dr. to evaluate you. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can you explain the following in plain english please? "his gas transfer is severely impaired at 6.5, 24% of predicted". Thanks
DLCO decrease: The test will indicate the corresponding measurement. If it is the DLCO, then there are many causes of a decreased DLCO. Among these are emphysema, fibrosis, sarcoidosis involving the lung, anemia, pulmonary emboli. Your physician will be able to diagnose the underlying problem which is causing impairment in transfer of oxygen to the bloodstream. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've been having a lot of gas in the evening and I have a decrease in appetite. What could be wrong?
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