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How do you help a 19 month old child who is quite gassy?
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Investigate
Kids swallow some air with feeds and some gas is expected.
However, some kids are unable to digest the sugar (lactose) in milk, and the gut germs make it into extra gas. Other foods may have a similar effect. Eliminating a suspected food for 2 weeks should improve the problem if it is a problem food.Keeping a diary of the foods you try, which make him gassy or not, should help you.

In brief: Investigate
Kids swallow some air with feeds and some gas is expected.
However, some kids are unable to digest the sugar (lactose) in milk, and the gut germs make it into extra gas. Other foods may have a similar effect. Eliminating a suspected food for 2 weeks should improve the problem if it is a problem food.Keeping a diary of the foods you try, which make him gassy or not, should help you.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
In brief: Diet Trial
Need to determine the cause.
Usually it is dietary, so an elimination trial will be effective. These are slow so patience is a virture!

In brief: Diet Trial
Need to determine the cause.
Usually it is dietary, so an elimination trial will be effective. These are slow so patience is a virture!
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
Thank
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