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For the last month or more, I have been plagued with really smelly embarrassing gas. I don't know what is causing it. My diet is no different. I tried a "cleanse" to see if that would help. NO, now I just have diareah along with the awful flatulence. I seem to have no control either. So awful. What can I do?

Doctor's Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?

No, I'm too embarrassed to. I am diabetic, so I am on Xigduo and glyberide for type II diabetes. I am on triamterene for high blood pressure, Armour thyroid for thyroid, Lipitor for cholesterol. I am also taking several natural remedies trying to control blood sugar and probiotics.

Doctor's Assistant: When was last time you had a check up? Is there a history of high blood pressure in your family?

Yes, I go to the doc every 3 mos for blood work. I am otherwise very healthy, I am active, working etc. This gas problem just started about 6 weeks or so ago. I can't stand myself.

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

My sugars are high, my medicine seems to have stopped helping as much. So I tried adding the herbs ash something and gymnema sylvestre to help the sugar. So far it has not helped. Could these be the problem?? That is about when this bad gas started, when I started taking these, now that I think about it.

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