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I suddenly have developed a large amount of flatulence the

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I suddenly have developed a large amount of flatulence the past 3 weeks without any change of diet> I'm curious as to what is suddenly going on in my insides. I have no pains
JA: How long have you had the pain? What seems to make the pain better or worse?
Customer: You misread I have experienced NO pain just a lot of flatulence.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I have suffered from Type 2 diabetes and A-fib and am on medication for both but it is the same medicines I've taken for a year on the glyxambi and several years on the Metformin. As for the A-fib Ive been on warfarin and digoxin since 1999.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 11 months ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 11 months ago.

viral infections or food poisoning or spoiled foods can cause more gas.

eating out or eating more fiber or salads can cause more gas and flatulence.

new lactose intolerance or new gluten allergy can cause more gas

drinking more sodas can do that as well.