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unexplained Flatulence? Topic: unexplained Flatulence?
June 27, 2019 / By Abel
Question: Ok i know funny funny...but i have had the worst case of gas for like 2 months. Never before has it been so bad. can medication cause this horrid side effect? Yeah i know Funny...*embarrassed* Please SERIOUS ANSWERS
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Shonda Shonda | 8 days ago
Yes, many medications can cause this. Also your diet can be the cause too. Common foods that cause flatulence include beans, lentils, dairy products, onions, garlic, scallions, leeks, turnips, rutabagas, radishes, sweet potatoes, potatoes, cashews, Jerusalem artichokes, oats, wheat, yeast in breads, and other vegetables. The following foods will not only increase flatulence, but actually make it smell worse: Cauliflower, broccoli, cabbage, Brussels sprouts. Also, any undigested food that makes it to the large intestines will likely increase flatulence. Because the food was not fully digested, the bacteria in your intestines will feed off of this food and release additional gas as a bi-product. This is the case for people who are lactose intolerant. Lots of flatulence seldom indicates any kind of serious medical condition unless it is actually causing pain. In any event, there are some medicines that you may take to help out such as Gas-X or Beano. Also, small changes in your diet, such as identifying those foods that cause and removing them from your diet may also help. Now you did mention that you wanted to know if a type of medication causes this, and most definitely yes. Medications often effect the pressure, rates or absorption, etc of your digestive system which can definitely either increase or decrease any of this. Since I don't know the name of the drug, I suggest you call your pharmicist to see if this is a listed side-effect of that drug. If so, case solved. If not, then definitely take a look at those above dietary suggestions.
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Shonda Originally Answered: How to control flatulence?
First let's see "What Causes Flatulence?" Your large intestine contains helpful bacteria, which work to digest your food. Some foods contain complex carbohydrates, which are difficult to break down in the stomach and small intestine. When partially digested carbohydrates from certain foods ferment in the large intestine, excess gas results. The most frequent food offenders are beans, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, and other types of legumes and vegetables. Other causes of excessive gas include: Swallowing air. When you're under stress and eat or drink too quickly, you may gulp more air than usual. This swallowed air produces extra gas. Lactose intolerance. If you have trouble digesting the sugar in milk, called lactose, you may often be plagued by bouts of gas after you consume dairy products. Celiac disease. People with this digestive disorder have a hard time metabolizing gluten, a protein found in many grains, including wheat, rye, oats, barley, bulgur, amaranth, and quinoa. If you have celiac disease, you can experience gas and bloating after eating foods that contain these ingredients. Treatment and Prevention Unless your flatulence is extreme, it is not necessary to do anything about it. But if it's a bothersome problem, the first step is to cut down on or eliminate the foods that give you gas. If you're not sure which foods are causing your gassiness, try an elimination diet. For example, if you normally drink milk or eat certain vegetables that are known to be gas-promoters, try going a week without one of them. You can then eliminate another for the next week, and so on, to see if you can detect the culprit. If that doesn't work, or you'd rather not miss out on some favorite (and healthful) foods, supplements may help to minimize your gastrointestinal gas. A variety of supplements can be very effective at reducing the gas build-up that causes flatulence. 1.Plant-based digestive enzymes that contain a mixture of amylase, lipase, lactase, and protease. A one-month trial will often determine if the enzymes will be effective. 2.Acidophilus and bifidus, known as probiotics, are the gut's so-called good bacteria. Increasing the level of good bacteria in the gut can relieve gas, bloating, and other digestive woes. Both should be taken between meals. Look for a dairy-free strain if you've determined that your gas may be due to lactose intolerance.

Peyton Peyton
have you tried gas-X? or any antacids? if you just started on a new medication it's certainly possible - i'd mention it to your doctor if that's the case. it could be your diet as well - if you've started eating a lot of nuts or eggs recently that could do it (i ate a ton of pistachios the other day and got gas for the entire day).
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Marly Marly
Some medication can cause extreme flatulence. Id definitely check the instructions that came with your medication. Failing that google the medication. Last resort if you cant handle it much longer - See your Doctor!
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Lacie Lacie
It depends on what you eat stuff like beans and broccoli make you gassy. i had that same problem milk is good for that and if that doesn't work then just Get some of those things that you put in the drier that makes your cloths smell good and makes them softer, and put them in your pants next to your butt, it may sound silly but it worked for me when i had that same problem!
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Jena Jena
you need to give me a detailed list of what your eating and drinking as well as any medications you are taking everyday in order for me to assist you. with that info i may be able ot help
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Felise Felise
just let them rip and you'll feel much better, you might even have less gas if you let em' all out!
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Felise Originally Answered: My 7month old puppy has flatulence/terrible farting?
Does he eat his food very quickly? Puppy's tend to attack their food and eat it as if it's the last meal they are ever going to have. This can cause the pup to gulp in huge amounts of air and will tend to give him flatulence. I had the same problem with two of my younger dogs. They used to finish their meals before the rest of the dogs had even taken one bite. I recently purchased two Brake Fast Bowls for them and these have considerably slowed down their eating. Google Brake Fast Dog Bowls and you will be able to see what they look like. They may help the puppy to eat more slowly and reduce his flatulence. It has definitely worked for my two girls. The coughing is normal if he's pulling on his lead a lot. You could try getting him a Gentle Leader. This would stop him pulling and also prevent him from choking all the time. A Harness would also help if you can't get a Gentle Leader. Have a word with your local Pet Shop or do a search on the net to read the pros and cons of the GL. Good luck.

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