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    I have been suffering with excessive wind since i have had my baby 12 months ago is there something which could have caused this during child birth because i never suffered before this, now i have no control over when i pass wind as though perhaps some muscles have been damaged is this possible? if i cough i pass wind at the same time it is really embarrasing.





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    Excessive wind - e.g burping at least 50 times a day no acid - Doctor has given me Omprezole but not very affective





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    any help i pass what i and my partner consider to be excessive amounts of wind actually counted it one day and it was over a 100 times most times it does smell





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    Hello my name is Henry i am 52. I have for a long time now suffered from wind indigestion and have for the last 5 days had very loose stools, going to the toilet 4 times a day. I have a feeling of bloatedness, nausia and have noisy wind movement around my abdomen. Can you please help as tis in embarrassing in my job.





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    Hi I wonder if anyone can help. My son has had this on a few occsdions so I am a bit worried. When he passes wind his bum gets wet and some poo comes out I just wondered if this is normal? Its not everytime he passes wind just on some occasions.





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    My husband suffers with alot of wind from both ends! he is always really bloated after eating the smallest mealand passes wind all the time alot of the time without warning. Hes getting very embarresed by it now is there a diet factor that could be causing this?





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    Tell him to go to his doc and get tested for Helicobacter pylori. I had the exact same thing, the smallest amount of food and i felt like I was going to explode. The test is easy you drink this drink, I can't remember what its called, blow into a bag and they send the result to your doctor. If you have it its normally treated with antibiotics, from what I remember I had two antibiotics and one to reduce the acid in my stomach then you go back after two or three weeks when you've finished the antibiotics and get tested again to make sure its gone. Get it sorted though, I left mine too long and its contributed to painful stomach ulcers.

    Hi I recently started to pass blood a lot when I go for a poo and I have stopped passing regular hard stools. It is now all watery and I'm full of wind. Been like it for 2 weeks now but never had a problem before. I am a healthy 25 year old but concerned and embarrassed on what to do about it as its just come on. I can't pass wind now either for fear of passing a form of discharge! What's it likely to be?? Many thanks





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    Hey, I would firstly say seeing your GP is best. However I think your mention of "hard stools" suggests you may be chronically constipated, stools are supposed to be well formed but soft. If you find you normally strain a bit when you pass a stool this could also be a sign. The bleeding is most likely to be a symptom of haemorrhoids, do you feel slight pain, especially if you have to strain? The trapped wind is also a giveaway that you may be slightly constipated. I am a healthy female of the same age and had the same problem, I typically passed hard stools then I experienced passing loose stools on occasion and trapped wind. I had a general check up and my doctor kindly informed me that I was "full of poo"! I was advised to use mild laxatives or prunes. The best way to combat the problem is to ensure you have enough fibre and drink 8 cups of water a day. Also I squeeze some lemon juice into tepid water and have that first thing in the morning, that helps me. But again, sudden changes and the presence of blood in your stools suggest you should see a GP to get absolute peace of mind. Hope that was somewhat helpful.

    I had my gallbladder removed about a year ago. But ever since I've been experiencing terrible wind after meals. I'm vegan so thought I was experienced with issues of wind but it's not the normal flatulence I felt before, my whole stomach bloats up and the smell is absolutely rancid (think dog farts) and hangs in the air for hours after, and the smell hangs on my underwear. I need to go every 20-30 seconds or it gets very uncomfortable. After fatty meals I get diarrhea so I avoid these, and have assumed it was fat that causes the flatulence. To some degree I can avoid the wind by eating a mostly veg/ fruit diet with some carbs like bread and rice, but something as little as spread on a piece of toast or my soya milk will set it off again. Does anyone have any clue on what this is or how to solve it? It only happened after I had my gallbladder removed





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    i suffer from the same avoiding fatty foods and spicey things does help as this helps you to go the toliet like everyone else, i had mine removed 2 years ago no advice and am still struggling with food, didnt get no advice from hospital, i didnt consider myself as fat when i had mine removed ive put more weight on since still dnt knw wot 2 eat, but i dnt eat as much takeaway food eg mackys chippys pizzas etc now only once a month x i think the best thing is 2 eat more protein and not carbs like they say online x

    i am a 23year old female just diagnosed with IBS.I take buscopan for it when my stomach is distended and bloated,however i feel like i always need to pass wind all the time for my stomach to be completely flat and not hurt.I also pass wind after eating sometimes which i find very disturbing.I live a very helathy lifestyle,i exercise 3 times a week and eat very healthy.I was wondering if there are any useful suggestions anyone could give me please.





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    i have 2 children youngest 19mths since having kids my sex drive has gone its affecting me and my husband as i feel sorry for him... also when i do have sex i feel like i need to pass wind so i get embarrassed and try get it over with i wont let my husband perform oral sex just incase i pass wind... I find sex is also painful sometimes and thats another reason i dont want sex i dont really want to go to docs but its putting strain on my marriage please help.





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    I have a baby and have had the same problem try to just relax and if you pass wind make a joke of it,like its your excitement getting out!! just relan and have fun!!

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    I am a young girl and I suffer with excessive wind which can be really embarrasing. I have always wondered if I have IBS, i get a lot of bloating after meals and can go to the toilet up to 6 times a day. The most embarrasing is the wind, i seem to pass wind constantly and it is often smelly. What can I do to stop this?





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    hi there i am a 30 year old male I suffer from really bad wind which has anoffensive smell all the time. My partner is getting fed up of it as i cannot control it at all. Is here any explanation as to what may be causing my excessive wind? Along with this I am also suffering from being bloated alot.





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    My son has the same problem he is the same age but it has been going on a lot longer we have not life and i was on the web site to see if there were any solutions here. All my doctor and the hospital keep giving him are laxertives which to me is making the problem worse if you do find ant solution please write back on here thanks.

    I have been told by a GP that I have IBS. My biggest problem is wind. Whenever I eat I get a lot of wind which is very inconvenient especially after lunch because I work in an office. Holding this gas in means I end up with a very bloated stomach. I never quite feel I have finished after going to the toilet and often have to go back a short time later. I am yet to find my 'trigger foods' as it appears to be everything! I am trying a bland a simple diet to seee if this helps as I am starting a new job soon and dont want my fear of excessive wind to play on my mind!





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    I know exactly how you feel as I now need to pass wind constantly after eating, within 5 mins of eating anything I pass foul smelling wind which I try to hold in. This has been the case for the past year after I caught a tummy bug. Before that I hardly ever passed wind. I am so worried that I am going to pass wind in Public especially as I have to attend so many meetings at work. I sometimes avoid eating if I know I have a meeting coming up. All food types set it off like clockwork apart from drinking water or peppermint tea and it will go on for a couple of hours after eating. Does anyone have any suggestions that may help?

    Hi i have been having excessive wind and going to the toilet alot to urinate, and am wondering are the two related, its really getting anoying having to go for a wee all the time an passing wind alot could there be a problem. my diet has not changed and it has been happening for a few months now.





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    Hi, I'm 44 and have suffered from excessive wind all my life. Because I can't seem to belch, there is only one way for it to come out! It seems to get worse in the evenings and I get more and more pregnant looking, and fart like a trooper. The smell can be unbearable too. (I love chicken, bolognaise, etc. but wind seems even worse after eating them). It is a shame that this condition definitely restricts my lifestyle. I find it pretty stressful to go out in public in the evenings (if I do have to dose myself up with anti wind pills), so avoid going out unless I have to. This has led to low self esteem, isolating myself, and not living my life to the full. What a waste of a life! Imagine if there was something I could do to improve it and don't know about it! I seriously wish there was something I could do to improve the situation. Reducing the intake of wind inducing foods doesn't particularly help. Can anyone suggest anything, because it plagues my life and leaves me feeling pretty desperate and low. Please help me!





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    I'm also 30 and have a terrible itch and excessive wind very similar to the other 30 year Steve except I don't have piles.





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    I am a woman in my early fifties, I have suffered from bad wind for some time which has got worse over last few years.I feel there are 2 types of wind,(much to the amusement of my family and friends)body wind and bowel wind. Body wind is what we swallow and moves around the body and when you eat it seems to push it threw with the inevitable outcome, in my case long bursts of wind, noisey but odourless. Then there is bowel wind from what we eat which tends to be less violent and smelly. I would appreciate your opinion on this, I have been to my doctor a few times and ive tried different pills and potions but nothing seems to make a difference.This is having a major impact on my life, for example I can never share accomodation with friends and spending the night with the opposite sex is definately out of the question, as you can imagine.





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    Unfortunately, I am very familiar with all the comments about wind. It is an issue that can really disturb your professional and social life, and leave you psichological affected. I began having uncontrolled flatulence since 14 years old, I am now 25 and had to deal (ignore) with it through school and college. I went to the GP and got medication that accelerated my digestion (didn't work), got enzymes over the counter (didn't work) it made my wind worsen, did an endoscopy and found out that the passage from my stomach to my colon was fully opened but never understood if that was the cause of the excessive flatulence. I must say my intestines tend to get very sensitive when I am more stressed but that problem just started 2 years ago, so also not directly linked to wind. I don't know about the intolerances, but my flatulence occurs mainly all morning, and sometimes after lunch, I get all the bloating and often a lot of pain. But it is an all-day problem, and a nightmare, especially if I am nervous. I don't suffer from constipation but I release a lot of wind immediatly before I feel the need to go to the loo. This problem really is affecting my life and my happiness and I just wished the doctors had some more options and solutions to address it.





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    i have very bad wind day and night. if i am sitting down i need to stand up to pass the wind, it gives me a lot of pain down the backs of my legs after i have passed the wind. my gp sides that it is stress. please i need some help. I am 50 yrs.





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    I have also suffered from uncontrollable wind almost 'all my life'. It has caused me intense stress and worry in all kinds of social situations. BUT I HAVE NOW DISCOVERED THE CAUSE: please pass it on. As soon as I hit menopause it all stopped!!!! Except for the occasional bits of wind that everyone gets, I don't have the uncontrollable wind ALL DAY LONG. So, it seems we ladies have an extra burden due to ovulation. The cure may be a hysterectomy. I wish I'd known earlier about this, but at 52 I started to live a normal life and my bowels are performing normally. I used to blame lactose intolerance, onions, beans, peas, etc etc but they were innocent. I hope this message reaches all ladies with similar problem.

    i also get vaginal wind. can anyone help me!!! i have to wear a tampon most days because it is very embarrasing if you pass wind from that area. unlike passing wind from your back passage there is no warning that it is about to happen. it is making me very miserable.





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    Hi im 50 yrs old and i had an istorectomy last year and had problems since which consist of (pain in chest ,sevear pain in left side of body under rib cage ,also going the toilet to often through the night and day ,i also keep passing wind ,i seem to have acids 2 i wont go to my doctores as i think he may think im over reacting becase i have depreshan so bad

    Hi my husband has been diagnosed coeliac for a while now but suffers badly with excessive wind, bloating and gurgling noises. I would appreciate any advice, have tried all the normal counter medicines but none seem to have any effect.





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    Over the last few years I have suffered from wind . It's extremely loud but not smelly. It can cause cramps/pain in my tummy if the wind is not expelled. In the morning I'm always greeted with a loud blast of wind. Is this normal as it has increases with age.





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    I saw your show which featured latose intolarance testing.....I suffer with excessive wind. I eat a healthy diet, am a healthy weight and dont smoke. Could I be suffering from this? How would I go about being tested?





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    im a 31 year old man i had a haitus hernia operation about 4 years ago , since that i have suffered from trap wind , bloating and passing wind alot , its very embarrassing. Everything i eat seems to go through me very quickly and if i dont eat i get wind and stomach ache is there anything i can change to stop it ! , or is this just the side affects of the operation





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    Hi, i noticed that i pass wind a lot and that if i dont pass wind i get belly ache but its not like a normal fart its really loud and it goes on for ages like at least 2o secounds to maybe a mintue and its quite disburbing when i am out but it just i pass wind everday alot. what could it be?





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    I have so much trapped wind in my stomach, I look pregnant. I am 31 years old and this has been for the last 3 months. My GP sent me for an ovarian ultrasound but all is fine there. I just can't seem to get this wind out and it is so painful. Im usually a size 14 but have had to buy maternity clothes to accomodate the swelling and pain. Please can you recommend foods that will help me to pass the wind naturally or even medication that will take the pregnant look away?





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    I know exactly how you feel as I now need to pass wind constantly after eating, within 5 mins of eating anything I pass foul smelling wind which I try to hold in. This has been the case for the past year after I caught a tummy bug. Before that I hardly ever passed wind. I am so worried that I am going to pass wind in Public especially as I have to attend so many meetings at work. I sometimes avoid eating if I know I have a meeting coming up. All food types set it off like clockwork apart from drinking water or peppermint tea and it will go on for a couple of hours after eating. Does anyone have any suggestions that may help?

    Hi I'm 51 years old. In the last 3months i have been getting very bad stomec pain my GP said it could be ulcer so i'm taking tablets for that. but i'v been getting very smely wind and its loud aswell i have tried all the tablets over the counter for wind but it only helps for a short time. i try not to go out that much and when i do i have to take at least 4/6 wind tablets and it only works somtimes. i have been checked for guold stone and its not that. please help me.





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    I haven't been diagnosed with IBS, but I have most of the symptoms - Abdominal pain and spasms, often relieved by going to the toilet, constipation, bloating or swelling of the abdomen and rumbling noises and excessive passage of wind. I feel uncomfortable almost after every meal and i am constantly bloated. Do you have any advice for me?





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    i am 32 and have terrible bowel problems wich i beleive to be ibs, the wind being so awful so awful my family are fed up , i have the stomach of a 7 month pregnancy regardless of what i eat or drink . this problem started about 2 years ago and is steadily getting worse , i am sometimes doubled up in agony on the floor with trapped wind pains and can pass wind constantly for days on end OMG please help .





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    im 36 and have also had the same symptoms for 2 years. my stomach is ridiculously swollen and painful and i just feel like i want to constantly pass wind. its an uncomfortable feeling. for me i have found that cutting out wheat and gluten has helped and drinking plenty of water. flatulence has reduced along with my stomach. hope this will work for you georgina.

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