Flatus (flatulence, gas)

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DDx

  • Carbohydrate-rich food
  • Air swallowing
  • Lactase deficiency
  • Malabsorption, eg, celiac sprue
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Parasites, eg, Giardia, Strongyloides, Trichuris (whipworm)
  • Gas-producing foods: beans, peas, lentils, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, cabbage, parsnips, leeks, onions, beer, coffee

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DDx

  • Carbohydrate-rich food
  • Air swallowing
  • Lactase deficiency
  • Malabsorption, eg, celiac sprue
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Parasites, eg, Giardia, Strongyloides, Trichuris (whipworm)
  • Gas-producing foods: beans, peas, lentils, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, cabbage, parsnips, leeks, onions, beer, coffee

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