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

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Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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