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Posted by: Tired | 2004/02/24

Flatulance

What can I do to stop flatulance? It is a great embaressment to me. I do not eat beans or nuts or eggs or all the usual stuff you get warned against and still I am flatulant ALWAYS. Is there pills I should take or can it be dairy that causes the problem? Please help, I fear going near people because of this, I'm afraid they might smell me.

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Dear Tired
Because bloating and flatulence can be caused by so many different conditions (ulcers, colitis, gallbladder problems, enzyme deficiencies, food allergy, etc), you first need to have a medical examination so that we can get a diagnosis as to what is causing the problem before we make dietary changes. Self-diagnosis of allergies and food intolerances is self-defeating. So have that checkup and then we can see what changes are required.
Hang in there
DietDoc

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