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Excessive flatulence causing depression due to disturbance in work. No improvement with activated charcoal. Effective remedy?

Hi, may I answer your health queries right now ? Please type your query here... hello I m a 25 year old woman and I m having gas problems. It s been over three years since this started.This is interfeering with my work and I m depressed because of it. I d really appreciate it if you recommend some kind of medicine. Right now I m taking activated charcoal but I still have gas.
Asked On : Sat, 24 Mar 2012
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Thank you for asking HCM
It is normal to pass flatus 6 to 20 times per day.It can be caused by type of food you take like carbonated drinks,beer,vegetables like radishes potatoes in excess,beans and legumes.Avoid or decrease such substance if you have excess flatulence.If can be due to problems of digestive tract also.I treat my patients with simethicone for flatulence.If constipation is there i treat that alongside also.Hope this may help you.
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Answered: Tue, 25 Mar 2014
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