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I am experiencing a great deal of flatulence . What

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Posted on Tue, 15 Jan 2019
Question: I am experiencing a great deal of flatulence.
What should I do to reduce this embarrassing situation?
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Answered by Dr. Prasad (2 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Try gas x...

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

I understand your concern. Indeed this can be an embarrassing situation. It may be related to diet and life style and at other times the cause could be related to infection. At this point I would suggest you trying over the counter products like Gas X. Restrict food that are hard to digest such as broccoli, beans, lentils, cauliflower, pulses and so on.

If the problem persists despite the changes and OTC, I suggest to see a doctor for clinical evaluation to rule out other causes including infections.

Hope this helps. Let me know if you need clarifications.

Regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Prasad (4 days later)
Thank you
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Answered by Dr. Prasad (17 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Welcome...

Detailed Answer:
Glad I was of help.

Can you close this discussion and review if there are no more questions to me.

Good luck!! And Greetings of the Season
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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I am experiencing a great deal of flatulence . What

Brief Answer: Try gas x... Detailed Answer: Hi, I understand your concern. Indeed this can be an embarrassing situation. It may be related to diet and life style and at other times the cause could be related to infection. At this point I would suggest you trying over the counter products like Gas X. Restrict food that are hard to digest such as broccoli, beans, lentils, cauliflower, pulses and so on. If the problem persists despite the changes and OTC, I suggest to see a doctor for clinical evaluation to rule out other causes including infections. Hope this helps. Let me know if you need clarifications. Regards