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I have had abdominal bloating lots of gas and flatulence over

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I have had abdominal bloating lots of gas and flatulence over last 3 days with a very rumbling tummy i have never had this before whats wrong with me
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.
Hello
Gas is caused by bacteria.
Usually good bacteria.
Any change in diet can upset the balance, or any specific food on occasion.
This is not generally a problem.
If it continues, you must see your doctor to rule out
parasites, specifically chronic giardia, which causes gas.
Other bowel problem, which is unlikely given the lack of other symptoms.
Simethicone is an over the counter medicine that can relieve gas.
One caveat; if there is any family history of bowel problems, see your doctor immediately.
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.

How long should i wait before i get this checked out i allready have it 3 days my daughter had vomiting bug over a week ago with loose nappies she is 2 i have had no vomiting just initially the gas smelt foul it isnt as foul now but lots of it especially in evenings

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.
If it is not clearly getting better by tomorrow, see your doctor.
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Would eating naturel yoghurt help dr
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.
Not immediately, but in the long run it helps stabilize the bowel.
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