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What is GAS?

What is GAS?

  • GAS: Excessive flatulence or belching from gas over-production.
  • GAS: the state of matter distinguished from the solid and liquid states by: relatively low density and viscosity; relatively great expansion and contraction with changes in pressure and temperature; the ability to diffuse readily; and the spontaneous tendency to become distributed uniformly throughout any container.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

GAS: Introduction

Types of GAS:

Types of GAS:

Broader types of GAS:

How serious is GAS?

Complications of GAS: see complications of GAS
Prognosis of GAS: Although gas may be uncomfortable and embarrassing, it is not life-threatening. Understanding causes, ways to reduce symptoms, and treatment will help most people find some relief. (Source: excerpt from Gas in the Digestive Tract: NIDDK)

What causes GAS?

Causes of GAS: see causes of GAS

What are the symptoms of GAS?

Symptoms of GAS: see symptoms of GAS

Complications of GAS: see complications of GAS

Can anyone else get GAS?

More information: see contagiousness of GAS

GAS: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for GAS.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and GAS.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for GAS: Infectious Disease Specialist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for GAS.
Treatments for GAS: see treatments for GAS
Alternative treatments for GAS: see alternative treatments for GAS
Research for GAS: see research for GAS

Organs Affected by GAS:

Organs and body systems related to GAS include:

Name and Aliases of GAS

Main name of condition: GAS

Other names or spellings for GAS:


GAS: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, GAS:


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