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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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I can't fall asleep at night because i'm home all day and i just lay around. I also get a lot of gas because i eat a lot and i'm very inactive.

I can't fall asleep at night because i'm home all day and i just lay around. I also get a lot of gas because i eat a lot and i'm very inactive.

Is there a question?: Your statement seems to contain both challenges and ideas for solving those challenges. You also seem very self-observant. Is there a specific question you meant to ask? ...Read more

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I have a lot of gas and flatulence most of the day and especially in the night. I feel as something is wrong with my digestive system.

I have a lot of gas and flatulence most of the day and especially in the night. I feel as something is wrong with my digestive system.

Ok: with your symptoms, there may be some underlying GI issues that need to be diagnosed and addressed. See a GI dr. to get examined and diagnosed for the best treatment. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Pooping regularly but feel backed up. Had a bm this morning containing corn from a meal i ate on monday night. Lots of gas in intestines.

Pooping regularly but feel backed up. Had a bm this morning containing corn from a meal i ate on monday night. Lots of gas in intestines.

OK: As long as you are regular, that is good. Increase your fluids in your diet and fiber and that can help improve your "backed up" feeling. Fiber is good for bowel stability, but too much may constipate you as well. Play detective and learn the foods that back you up, then only ea them in moderation. Always stay well hydrated and that will help bowel regularity. Best wishes. ...Read more

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My 12 day old daughter won't sleep. She seems fussyt. Last night she had her fists clenched. I gave her gas drops not sure it helped. Spits up a lot?

My 12 day old daughter won't sleep.  She seems fussyt. Last night she had her fists clenched. I gave her gas drops not sure it helped. Spits up a lot?

See pediatrician: A 12 day old can have many reasons for not sleeping. Reflux needs to be treated if that is the cause. But there are also ways to switch the days and nights. Due to the young age you should see your pediatrician to discuss this after a complete physical exam and weight check. ...Read more

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Nocturnal (Definition)

This refers to something that ...Read more