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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Digestion and Bowels
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User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   i have been having this problem of loud rumbling noises from the left side of my stomach for quite some time now
User :   they arejust too loud and it is embarassing for me to sit in office
Doctor :   How long?
User :   couple of years now
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i've been to some gastroenterologists, etc., got various tests done, took several medicines, but all to no avail
User :   is there a way out?
Doctor :   Ok you mean to say you have bloating
Doctor :   and you pass excessive gas
User :   yes
Doctor :   and you have pain
Doctor :   because of the bloating
User :   no
Doctor :   Bloating, burping and passing gas are natural.
Doctor :   Bloating is the common term for gas buildup in the stomach and intestines.
Doctor :   Fatty foods are often the culprit behind bloating. Fat delays stomach emptying and can increase the sensation of fullness.
Doctor :   Life style modification is the key factor here
Doctor :   here
Doctor :   to reduce the embarassment
Doctor :   In fact you do not need any medicine
Doctor :   if everything is alright in the tests
User :   but isn't borborygmi too disturbing?
User :   what kind of lifestyle changes would u suggest?

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