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Gas/bloat syndrome

Gas/bloat syndrome: Introduction

Gas/bloat syndrome: Excessive production of gas in the gastrointestinal system which causes bloating. Causes can include gastrointestinal infection, excessive gulping of air, altered diet and malabsorption disorders. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Gas/bloat syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Gas/bloat syndrome

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Gas/bloat syndrome?

Gas/bloat syndrome: Related Patient Stories

Causes of Gas/bloat syndrome

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Gas/bloat syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Gas/bloat syndrome

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, irritable bowel syndrome, more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance. The digestive more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). In fact, it's more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known possibilities are peptic ulcer, colon cancer, more »

Gas/bloat syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Gas/bloat syndrome

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Gas/bloat syndrome: Rare Types

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Gas/bloat syndrome: Animations

Statistics for Gas/bloat syndrome

Gas/bloat syndrome: Broader Related Topics

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Gas/bloat syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Gas/bloat syndrome, or a subtype of Gas/bloat syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)


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