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Flatulence: Introduction

Flatulence: Another common complaint is passage of too much gas through the rectum (flatulence). However, most people do not realize that passing gas 14 to 23 ... more about Flatulence.

Flatulence: Passing wind through the anus. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Flatulence is available below.

Symptoms of Flatulence

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Flatulence?

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Flatulence: Deaths

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Alternative Treatments for Flatulence

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Flatulence: Complications

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Causes of Flatulence

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Disease Topics Related To Flatulence

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Flatulence: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Flatulence

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 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 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 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 more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of symptoms (see symptoms of 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, more »

Flatulence: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Flatulence

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Flatulence: Rare Types

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Flatulence: Animations

Research about Flatulence

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Clinical Trials for Flatulence

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Prevention of Flatulence

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Statistics for Flatulence

Flatulence: Broader Related Topics

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Article Excerpts about Flatulence

Another common complaint is passage of too much gas through the rectum (flatulence). However, most people do not realize that passing gas 14 to 23 times a day is normal. Too much gas may be the result of carbohydrate malabsorption. (Source: excerpt from Gas in the Digestive Tract: NIDDK)

Definitions of Flatulence:

A state of excessive gas in the alimentary canal - (Source - WordNet 2.1)


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