Gas Formation

The medical for the gas formation or passing wind is flatulence. Gas can get collected in the digestive tract by swallowing air while eating. This gas gets released through the anus. Certain food items, such as cabbage, lentils, prunes, and fruit juices, can lead to excess flatulence.

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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

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 treat recurrent constipation and stomach bloating?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been facing stomach issues like constipation for the past several years, for which I have been taking Isabgol for the past decade. For the last four to five years, the constipation was increased, for which I have shown the physician who, after doing a physical examination, said...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Well, I do not know if your treating physician and gastroenterologist told you about avoiding gas-forming diets, reducing weight, and some regular routine exercise? I agree with the possibility of IBS. However, it is always important to rule out diabetes, cholesterol...  Read Full »

Can gallbladder dysfunction cause nausea, gas, and constipation?

Query: Hi doctor, I have nausea, gas, constipation for the past four months. I think that it can be due to food poisoning or stomach virus. I have done a CT, MRI brain, gastric emptying study, colonoscopy, and endoscopy. All the results were normal. All the blood tests were normal. I had an abnormal level...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It does not seem to be due to functional gall bladder problem. The main symptom seen in functional gall bladder problem is the presence of pain in the right upper abdomen and you do not have it. You can have functional nausea syndrome and it is centrally mediated. Pleas...  Read Full »

I have light-colored stools, feel very tired, and have brain fog. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,I noticed about six months ago that my stools were very light-colored and soft. I read online that this could mean there is an excess of dietary fat in my diet. I am vegan and do not eat any processed food or fried foods. I still cut out oil and nuts to see if that helped, but it did no...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq. com. Low omega levels with the rest of blood and stool tests do not signify anything. After all, this is a chemical test that can vary from time to time. I have seen the reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity) that you uploaded, and thankfully all...  Read Full »

Does stools with excessive gas indicate GI problem?

Query: Hello doctor,I have been having some issues with digestion and mucus. I completed a stool screening that came back with high-fat levels in my stool (steatocrit). I started taking digestive enzymes to help with that, which has really helped shape my stools. However, it has not helped all of my issues...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Well, the symptoms you mention indicates a problem at three levels of the gastrointestinal tract. First, fat in stools suggests a problem with absorption, which can occur in the small bowel, and pancreatic diseases. Second, excessive gases can occur due to disease of...  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

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 »

What should I do to get relief from gas problems and blood in stool?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 24-year-old female with a weight of 91 kilograms and a height of five feet. I had two abortions and still, I do not have a baby. Yesterday, I had some blood in my stool at night. Before few months, I had gas problems. Usually, gas comes many times in a day. I feel like gas is stored...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Gas problem occurs commonly in patients with overweight to obese. As your weight is high beyond normal and this causes health consequences definitely in you. Blood in stool is an alarming one and it requires a thorough examination of the bottom. The possible causes ...  Read Full »

Why do I always feel bloated?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 20-year-old female. I am taking a vegetarian diet and I am worried about my problem. I feel bloated constantly. I pass large stools and I eat gluten occasionally. I feel bloated after waking up and after falling asleep. What is the cause? I have been dealing with this problem fo...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You need to understand two things. The first one is the perception of gas and bloating which means there is an absence of visible distension of the abdomen. The other one is the pathological gas accumulation in the small bowel secondary to excess gas production and slow...  Read Full »

Please suggest some tips and medicines for gas and acidity.

Query: Hi doctor, I am 34 years old. I have heartburn and pain in the center of the chest for the past one month. I have gas problems and acidity for many years. I have a lot of burping after taking food. I feel to have a lot of gas and I am not able to pass from the back. I have only burping now. I have ...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Probably, you have the symptoms of GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease). The medicines you are taking now can help you a lot. Pantoprazole is good to control acid reflux. It is good to wait for two weeks to see improvement. If you have any partial relief in your sympt...  Read Full »

How to prevent gas production with abdominal pain and bloating?

Query: Hello doctor, Patient is a 63-year-old female. Her problem is the gas problem with abdomen and chest pain. She had constipation before, and now her bowel movement is better. She regularly takes Atorvastatin 20 mg, Riva retinol 50 mg, Sandoz Perindopril + Indapamide 4 -1.25 mg, Calcite D 500 mg, Z...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Well, I would need to know about her weight at movement. Since abdominal fat can simply cause the feeling of gas and bloating. Secondly, I also want to know if she had her complete blood count, thyroid profile, and liver function tests and diabetic status checked? The...  Read Full »

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