Flatulence

Flatulence is referred to as a release of gas from the digestive system through the anus. Excess flatulence is caused due to swallowing more air than normal and other digestive issues such as indigestion, irritable bowel syndrome, diverticulitis, ulcerative colitis, and small bacterial overgrowth. It cannot be stopped by it can be reduced by following some measures. You can eat food slowly and gently. Avoid eating gas-producing foods. Try taking probiotics. Avoid taking beverages.

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What could be the cause of flatulence at a young age?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 18-year-old. I did not have any gas problems earlier. But since last year I started to experience a serious gas problem. The main problem was flatulence. As I am a student, it is a great problem for me. During this one year, I consulted some doctor and had medicine for acidity. B...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern and imagine how upset you are about your problem, which is ongoing for a year. It is normal to produce gas inside our bowel. However, excessive gas can cause trouble. And once the gas is formed, particularly hydrogen and sulfur gases, wh...  Read Full »

How to control farts?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 19-year-old student. I fart more than 100 times a day. I am not able to go to college regularly, and I might get detained. How to control farts? Please help me.  Read Full »


Dr. Saumya Mittal

General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query, and I understand your problem. Go for long walks. There is a possibility that something in your diet is not suiting you. Maybe you are on a high protein diet. You can try tablet Unienzyme (Fungal diastase, Papain, and Activated charcoal). If poss...  Read Full »

What makes a person fart and go to the toilet many times a day?

Query: Hi doctor,I have some symptoms like going to the toilet several times a day and farting many times a day. It has influenced my life. I have this issue for many years. What to do?  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is common to have farts and burping. These are normal processes of the body by emitting gas produced in the small bowel. Excessive gas is produced due to two main reasons. The reasons are carbohydrate maldigestion and dysbiosis. Approximately, carbohydrate is the...  Read Full »

How to treat flatulence, urinary incontinence, abdominal pain, and restlessness?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 30-year-old male with a height of five feet six inches. I have flatulence and urinary incontinence. Along with it, I have abdominal pain and restlessness. I am not taking any medications.   Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Production of gas and feeling of fullness is a normal phenomenon of the human body. One cannot shut down gas production completely as it has its own disadvantages. But gas production can be reduced to lead a comfortable life. Gas is produced b...  Read Full »

Why does my vagina let out air that sounds like a fart?

Query: Hi doctor,I gave birth to a 3.2-kilogram baby boy through C-section. I had a small cut and it was stitched and healed. It has been four months now. My vagina seems to have a fart. It happens during day time. But now it comes at night too. I am stressed and worried. What can be done?   Read Full »


Dr. Vidyaprem

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. First of all, it is important to know that gas from the vagina is referred to as a queefing or vaginal fart. It is not pathology because the vagina holds air and during rigorous act or coitus or due to strenuous work or exercise, it passes...  Read Full »

Why do I get random sharp pains in my stomach?

Query: Hello doctor, My 13-year-old son is suffering from major stomach aches for about a year now. We have tried several different OTC medications as told by his pediatrician. He recently had a colonoscopy and endoscopy done, which revealed that he is lactose intolerant. The pain is sporadic and not ever...  Read Full »


Dr. Sumeet Sharma

Paediatrician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Long-standing pain in the abdomen without any added symptoms like weight loss, nausea, recurrent diarrhea, or excessive flatulence can be stress-induced. But before labeling the pain as stress-induced, all the organic causes need to be ruled out. A thorough physical ...  Read Full »

Why do I often have bloated stomach and burp after eating or drinking?

Query: Hello doctor, I am going tomorrow to get retested for H.pylori. I have been off medicines for two weeks and still having a bloated, distended stomach, burping after eating or drinking, and some flatulence. I am wondering why I still have a bloated stomach? Maybe I should see obstetrics and gynecolo...  Read Full »


Dr. Arbab Muhammad Kashif Khan

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Can you please answer a few of my questions: 1. Which test did you do for H.pylori? Please share the report if possible. 2. Did you get any treatment for H.pylori? If yes, then which medicine did you use? 3. Since how long you feel such symptoms? Is there any change ...  Read Full »

Is manual evacuation of feces safe?

Query: Hi doctor, I woke up Tuesday and had mild diarrhea for about an hour. The next day I had constipation, and rest of the week, I had some mild diarrhea. I still feel constipated, and I am flatulent. I feel bloated. I took stool softeners and magnesium citrate. I did have watery diarrhea afterward, I ...  Read Full »


Dr. Babu Lal Meena

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It looks like chronic constipation. When you have impacted stools, a little bit of the watery stool percolates over the hard stool, but it does not clear your bowel. Manual evacuation is not a good idea, and it can cause local trauma and then worsen constipation. You ca...  Read Full »

I have frequent flatulence with irregular bowel movements. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 30 years old. I was diagnosed with non-ulcer dyspepsia seven years back. Was treated with probiotics and it helped a little bit. Now my complaint is frequent flatulence (foul smelling) and irregular bowel movements (sit 3 to 4 times daily with only 1 episode of almost complete de...  Read Full »


Dr. Jagdish Singh

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It looks like IBS symptoms. You need medicine along with some lifestyle changes. Continue Escitalopram and Isabgol. Take tablet Rifagut 550 mg twice daily, tablet Normaxin twice daily, tablet Esomac 40 mg once daily before breakfast, tablet Folvite 5 mg once daily.  Read Full »

Will lactose intolerance likely to cause frequent gas formation?

Query: Hello doctor, I get gas when I eat anything and I mostly notice it when I am in a quiet room because I get nervous and try to hold it in. I have to pass stools every morning to get it out of my system as best as I can. This sounds gross but it has been bothering me for three and a half years. I thi...  Read Full »


Dr. Naresh Kumar Monigari

Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I had gone through all the data you have posted. Sorry that you are going through all this. Some points to be made clear are if you were congenitally lactose intolerant these symptoms would have been severe during childhood, as they are for three years this conditio...  Read Full »

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