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Can farts give you a rash?

Can farts give you a rash?

No: But the answer my friend is blowing in the wind. (peter, paul & mary). ...Read more

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Meaning of always farting?

Meaning of always farting?

Type of Food: Beans and other lentiles produce excessive gases.
Take one tablet of Reglan (metoclopramide) 10 mg every night for two weeks. ...Read more

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Do pregrant people fart alot?

Do pregrant people fart alot?

Sure...: But so do I and I'm not pregnant! However, digestive problems of all minor sorts are not uncommon during pregnancy, so being excessively gassy certainly can fall into that category. Most moms-to-be can usually identify soem of the foods that cause their symptoms, so be aware of what you are eating and see if there are culprits you can identify - then try to avoid. ...Read more

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Will split peas make me fart?

Will split peas make me fart?

Maybe: Foods that make a patient more gaseous vary from patient to patient. Split peas are packed with carbohydrates which can induce significant amount of gas production by the bacteria in your gut, leading to some smelly consequences. ...Read more

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Why do I fart every 5 minutes?

Why do I fart every 5 minutes?

GI problems: Farting too much is definitely due to poor digestion of something. The top few things are dairy products and gluten. Try an elimination diet without these for one month and see what happens. Introduce only one back to see how you do. Add a probiotic to help improve your digestive ability. ...Read more

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Farting a lot. Do I need to worry?

Farting a lot. Do I need to worry?

Not necessarily: It' s a digestion problem. One easy question to ask would be if this is diet dependent. Keep a log of your meals/ drinks. Allow more time with your meals. ...Read more

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Farting every 5 minutes good or bad?

A wee bit excessive: The "average man" passes flatus 10x/day but 20 to 25x/day is still wnl's. ...Read more

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How to stop farting too much? Thanks

How to stop farting too much? Thanks

Not sure: Monitor your diet and if it is excessive, or you have other symptoms, like heatburn, nausea, abdominal pain, see sa doctor and get checked. ...Read more

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In what way can I stop farting so much?

Dietary change: A diet high in fiber and vegetables will stimulate colonic bacteria to produce the gaseous output that we technically term flatus. Examine what you used to eat, what you have changed and what you can modify. It is impossible to completely eliminate this part of metabolism but you can help things. ...Read more

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Is it ok to fart if you have appendicitis?

Is it ok to fart if you have appendicitis?

YES!!: Appendicitis is a local inflammation (not necessarily infection) of the appendix, a small tube-like projection at the beginning of our colon (large intestine), located near the right hip bone. Since it causes local irritation, many people will have fairly normal bowel function, until the inflammation sends a "danger signal" to the rest of the intestines, telling them to shut down = bloating. ...Read more

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What to do if I cannot stop farting! Help me!?

Passing gas is: Normal. Check your diet. Caffeine can lead to flatulence in some people. Dairycan also lead to flatus. Gas production is common w cabbage, broccoli, Brussel sprouts, broccoli, asparagus, cucumber, peppers, apples, raisins, prunes, bananas, avocados and melons. Try adjusting your GI tract with probiotics. ...Read more

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What could happen if you hold a fart for too long?

You won't explode...: ...but you likely will have a crampy, bloated, & uncomfortable abdomen with an increasing sense of fecal urgency. ...Read more

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Sometimes I hold my fart in at work. Is this safe?

Sometimes I hold my fart in at work. Is this safe?

Yes: Yes. Bacteria in your colon help to digest food and gas is often a byproduct. You will not explode if you hold gas in, but you might feel bloated. ...Read more

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My 9month baby keeps on farting. What should I do?

Let it pass: Infants fart because they either ingest excessive air with feedings & don't burp it out well, or their body makes excess gas. Gas production is related to bacterial action on undigested food coursing through the intestines. Neither issue is worth worrying about. Infants are not known for their social graces and I would relax & let the kid rip a few as needed. ...Read more

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I have to fart but it's not coming out. What can I do?

I have to fart but it's not coming out. What can I do?

Sit on the toilet: With your feet on a low stool in front of the toilet and gently bear down. ...Read more

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My farts are very stinky..... How to get rid of these?

My farts are very stinky..... How to get rid of these?

Ideas: Flatulence occurs in normal adults 10-20 times a day. Some methods to reduce flatulence: eat slowly, avoid carbonated beverages, don't smoke, reduce sulfur intake, reduce intake of beans and legumes, avoid high fructose corn syrup, and exercise. There are also medical conditions that could be involved, so it may be worth consulting your physician. ...Read more

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Why do I fart too much when I take carbonated drinks?

Gas: It is probably the gas from the carbonation that is doing it. In your case, instead of burping the gas up, it comes out of you the other end. Cut back and drink more water. ...Read more

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I fart a lot and it smells really good. Is this normal?

?: Everyone is different. As long as other issues are occurring, no worries. ...Read more

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Why do my farts smell like rotten eggs and at night time?

Why do my farts smell like rotten eggs and at night time?

That's normal.: Flatulence contains methane, a gas which has a rotten-egg or sulfur odor. This may be more common or noticeable if you consume a lot of meat. You probably pass gas during the day as well as at night, but you're more likely to smell them during the night when you aren't walking around. ...Read more

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What causes really bad farts for an extended period of time?

What causes really bad farts for an extended period of time?

Flatulence: This may very well be proof of a food allergy. Flatulence is common and a sign of healthy diet in some instances. High fiber diets increase flatulence. Your term 'bad' makes me think this is more than just routine flatulence. You may want to look at doing a food diary for a week and seeing if you can discern a problem there that may be the cause of this 'bad' situation. ...Read more

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What to do if every time I fart its burns my butt and its hot?

Might suggest...: ...cutting back on ingestion of spicy foods for a while, and adopting the low FOD-MAP diet to reduce gassiness. ...Read more

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What is it like to fart with an ostomy? Is it any different than normal?

What is it like to fart with an ostomy? Is it any different than normal?

Can't smell it: The fart goes into the osteomyelitis bag and remains contained until you take it off. ...Read more

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When I fart it stinks badly, what can I do to make it smell like flowers?

When I fart it stinks badly, what can I do to make it smell like flowers?

Not easy: You can alter your dietetary intake, to try and modify the output of the colon. Generally high vegetable, high fiber foods will increase the gas output. This require patience and experimentation with your diet. There is no known way to make this output smell like flowers or perfume - this is an age old search of mankind. ...Read more

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Hello, I was just wondering why, sometimes when I fart it smells metallic?

Hello, I was just wondering why, sometimes when I fart it smells metallic?

Can vary frequently: The gas released rectally is related to the process of digestion and breakdown of the contents ingested. The smells will vary dramatically depending on the type of food, amounts, and the fluids ingested. It can be common to have smells of metallic nature or any number of smells. This is generally not an indication of anything bad. See your provider if other symptoms. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I fart every min when I am in a closed room. It's frustrating. Why does this happen?

I fart every min when I am in a closed room. It's frustrating. Why does this happen?

EVERYBODY passes: Gas, on average, 20+ times a day. Some people are more sensitive to the smell. But if you are truly passing gas every minute it may mean that you have an allergy, especially to lactose: milk, cheese, yogurt. Of course, flatulence is caused by too much air in your gastrointestinal tract. I've no idea why being in a room would trigger more gas passage. Time for an talk/evaluation with your Doctor. ...Read more

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My baby is 12 weeks old. She farts often and fart will be smelly.. Is it a good sign?

Wives' tale: Am guessing someone told you baby-poo does not smell. That is 1/2 jest and 1/2 "my kid is better than..." if he/she is feeding well, active as usual, and peeing/stooling as usual, then not to worry. If the above change, get check with pediatrician. ...Read more

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My 6 year old has had rotten egg smelling farts for a week and a half Should I be concerned?

My 6 year old has had rotten egg smelling farts for a week and a half Should I be concerned?

No, unless he's ill: Smelly farts are sometimes seen with some foods that tend to be gas producing, which includes the bean and cabbage foods. If there is a digestion problem, such as lactose intolerance, recent antibiotic use or a diarrhea virus, it can cause more gas. Occasionally if a person is a constipated, they will often pass more gas than normal as well. If he acts ill or is losing weight, see his doctor. ...Read more

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I have a problem of vaginal fart everyday nite, it is so embarressing please help to stop this?

I have a problem of vaginal fart everyday nite, it is so embarressing please help to stop this?

Kegel maneuvers: Tighten the floor of the vagina by squeezing your gluteal muscles together - also get a GYN check for any infection or irritation. ...Read more

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I been farting all last night and all today every few minutes and its never happened before and I don't know why its annoying me now?

I been farting all last night and all today every few minutes and its never happened before and I don't know why its annoying me now?

Irritated bowels.: Probably something you ate causing excessive gas formation followed by diarrhea. Next few days watch your diet, avoid dairy products, orange juice, green salads, beans, fatty and fried foods. You can have soups, jello, bread. You can also use probiotics. ...Read more