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I have frequent flatulence. No known allergies and normal stool. I eat healthy. What could be wrong?
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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine
In brief: Eating healthy
When we eat healthy we tend to incorporate more proteins and fiber in our diets, which make us produce more flatulence.
Nature of the beast.

In brief: Eating healthy
When we eat healthy we tend to incorporate more proteins and fiber in our diets, which make us produce more flatulence.
Nature of the beast.
Dr. Dean Giannone
Dr. Dean Giannone
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Dr. Joel Selter
Pediatrics - Allergy & Asthma
In brief: Lots of gas
If your symptoms occur after dairy meals - it is most likely due to lactose intolerance.
Additionally, eating lots of ruffage can cause flatulence.

In brief: Lots of gas
If your symptoms occur after dairy meals - it is most likely due to lactose intolerance.
Additionally, eating lots of ruffage can cause flatulence.
Dr. Joel Selter
Dr. Joel Selter
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
In brief: A doctor can help
A normal person eating a healthy diet can get flatulent.
One reason is excess fiber. Since humans don't digest the fiber, intestinal bacteria will feed on it and make gas as a byproduct. Another reason is lactose intolerance, in which one can't digest the lactose (milk sugar) he eats. Again, bacteria will feed on it. A third reason is sugar alcohols, like maltitol, that can cause gas & diarrhea.

In brief: A doctor can help
A normal person eating a healthy diet can get flatulent.
One reason is excess fiber. Since humans don't digest the fiber, intestinal bacteria will feed on it and make gas as a byproduct. Another reason is lactose intolerance, in which one can't digest the lactose (milk sugar) he eats. Again, bacteria will feed on it. A third reason is sugar alcohols, like maltitol, that can cause gas & diarrhea.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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