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What causes flatulence? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 08-Apr-2014
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User:hello doctor
Doctor:hi
User:this is XXXXXXX here
Doctor:hello
Doctor:please go ahead with your query
User:normally post afternoon there is a smeely farty
User:smelly*
User:fart
Doctor:ok
User:whatever i eat but from evening till night i have smelly fart
User:what cause this?
User:what should i do
Doctor:It is normal for the flatus to be smelly
User:ya but everyday it happens..that too as soon as i finish my evening snacks
User:i feel this problem
Doctor:that is because, whatever you eat gets digested and some of it is absorbed the remaining undigested food/fiber is broken down by the bacteria into methane and hydrogen sulphide gas
Doctor:Can you list out the foods you eat on a daily basis without missing?
Doctor:something like pulses?
Doctor:or meat or fish?
Doctor:something that you eat every day
User:i am vegetarian
Doctor:okay
User:normally in evening i eat dosa, bhel, idli,upma
Doctor:I am asking you to tell me one or two things that you eat on every single day
User:morning i eat sprouts
User:probably that my body cant digest
Doctor:Okay
User:sprout, chapati,dal,bhel,curry
Doctor:that is what I asked you about when I said pulses
Doctor:stop eating sprouts every day
User:sorry i forgot about sprouts
User:ok
Doctor:you can mix them with your lunch or dinner
Doctor:you don't have to eat in the morning
Doctor:stop eating them for a few days and see if there is any improvement
User:ok
Doctor:is there anything else I can help you with?
User:thanks doctor i will try and update you the situation next time
User:thanks doctor
Doctor:Sure
Doctor:thanks for consulting me
Doctor:goodnight
Doctor:bye
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