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Flatulence, releasing odourless gas, indigestion, - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Good evening doctor.
Doctor :   Good evening
User :   of late, ie., since around 3 to 4 months I have been facing a strange problem.
User :   that of flatulence
User :   this has never been my problem till now. I am 36 now
User :   and never faced this earlier
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do not worry this is a common thing for many people at some point of time during their life
Doctor :   Do you pass out gas or burp too much?
User :   almost all thru the day, I am releasing gas... non-odor
Doctor :   Did you have any recent GI upset like diarrboes
User :   I never burp... almost
Doctor :   loose motion, stomach pain
User :   nothing...
Doctor :   Ok
User :   strange enough... even my son farts loud like me... very often like me.. (he is just 3 yrs old
Doctor :   The first possibility is swallowed air. It is normal to swallow air while eating and/or drinking.
Doctor :   You may be lactose intolerance or Gluten intolerant
Doctor :   Both of them can pass on to the children
User :   hmmm
User :   lactose intolerance or Gluten intolerant can you pl. explain me what these are
Doctor :   Avoid beans, cabbage and all others with a high starch or fiber content cannot be fully digested by enzymes.
Doctor :   Lactose is milk and its milk products
Doctor :   Try this for a week or two and see if it helps
User :   you mean to say, apart from beans, cabbage, i should avoid milk and milk products too... ? am I right?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   first avoid milk
Doctor :   and its products alone
User :   ok
Doctor :   see the change
Doctor :   if not then avoid the above things
Doctor :   Check if this helps
Doctor :   But this way you will be able to figure out which one is the culprit
User :   ha ha ha
User :   any medicines to improve my digestion sir?
Doctor :   Syrup Aristozyme before food
Doctor :   7.5 ml
Doctor :   Check if pepperiment helps you
User :   BTW, did i mention, the gas releases with sound and with absolutely no odor.... too many times in the day
Doctor :   Recent studies have found that
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   Not a difference
User :   recent studies have found....?
Doctor :   Pepperimint can help in flatulence
User :   peppermint can help in reducing it...?
Doctor :   Might be
Doctor :   There is a recent study
Doctor :   Since it does not cost much, you can try it
User :   sure
Doctor :   After you avoided the above two lists
Doctor :   let me know
User :   sure sir..
Doctor :   consume ginger. Use cinnamon in cooking or on toast. Try a pinch of baking soda in a 150 ml glass of water whenever flatulence presents.
Doctor :   These are herbal remedies
User :   sure
Doctor :   Thanks
User :   thank you... GN
Doctor :   Good night
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