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Doctor insights on: Symptoms Of Methane Gas Poisoning

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Dr. Wm. Marcus Spurlock
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Poisoning (Definition)

Toxic ingestion (also called "poisoning") is a condition in which a person has eaten or drank a substance that causes ill symptoms or damage to his body. Taking an overdose of a medicine, taking any dose of a poison, drinking too much vodka, or accidentally drinking antifreeze . . . are all ...Read more


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Is it true that ALS can be caused by the oxidation of the greenhouse gas methane?

Is it true that ALS can be caused by the oxidation of the greenhouse gas methane?

NOT PROVEN: We do not know the cause of als, and although a small number of cases are familial, most are spontaneous. There to date is no proven relationship with methane. ...Read more

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The flatulence, contain methane gas and butane gas, or only methane?

The flatulence, contain methane gas and butane gas, or only methane?

No butane. Only 20%: Of people produce methane. 99% of the gas volume does not smell. More recent evidence proves that the major contribution to the smell of flatus comes from a combination of volatile sulphur compounds (vsc).[5][12] it is known that hydrogen sulphide (h2s), methyl mercaptan, mm (also known as methanethiol, mt), dimethyl sulphide (dms), dimethyl disulphide (dmds) and dimethyl trisulphide (dmts) are present and cause the smell.Those compounds are the one percent that cause the smell. Source: wikipedia. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I stay away from eggs, leafy greens, milk + any else that can cause rotten egg/methane smelling gas. Yet my gas smells like rotten egg/methane. Why?

I stay away from eggs, leafy greens, milk + any else that can cause rotten egg/methane smelling gas. Yet my gas smells like rotten egg/methane. Why?

Bacteria: in your intestinal tract break down food and produce methane and hydrogen sulfide causing the odor. Improve the health of your gut bacteria by eating probiotic foods such as yogurt, sauerkraut, kimchee, or aged cheeses. You can also take probiotic supplements. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Have Crohn's disease in ileum. Stay away from eggs, leafy greens, or anything that creates rotten egg/methane smell. Yet I have rotten egg/methane gas?

Peppermint oil: Enteric coated peppermint oil is designed to deliver the oil into the large intestine. Harmlees to take and helps with pain. Best part for you is that your gas should smell "minty" Please see our website "The Gut Solution" for more details. ...Read more

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Is it normal for your digestive tract to still have smelly gas after getting food poisoning?

Smelly gas: Yes it can last for a while due to gas producing bacteria and it is self limiting and will correct as you GI tract return to normal. ...Read more

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I have really bad gas after having food poisoning how do I get rid of it ? How long will it last ?

I have really bad gas after having food poisoning how do I get rid of it ? How long will it last ?

Bad gas: Flatuence (gas) can be a common symptom after a gastrointestinal infection. This can last several days after other symptoms resolve. If you need to try something to help relieve your symptoms, there are many gas relief medicines over the counter. Gas-x or beano are a couple. ...Read more

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Is activated charcoal effective against food poisoning, and gas etc? Are there any side effects from taking it?

Is activated charcoal effective against food poisoning, and gas etc? Are there any side effects from taking it?

SaveItForABarbeque: Activated charcoal adsorbs lots of stuff but is not used for"food poisoning"unless due to a toxic chemical,not the type of food poisoning from bacteria or viruses. Some say it's OK for gas but i don't think so.It comes as tablets & as a liquid mixture.The mixture can get really messy & tastes like Hawaiian poi.Take too much and it will constipate you.And if you take medications it will adsorb them ...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