Basic Summary for Gas


Main name of condition: Gas

What is Gas?
  Brief description of Gas: Excessive flatulence or belching from gas over-production.
  Organs Affected by Gas: digestive
  Types of Gas: Belching, Burping, Flatulence
How serious is 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.1
  Complications of Gas: see complications of Gas
What causes Gas?
  Causes of Gas: see causes of Gas
What are the symptoms of Gas?
  Symptoms of Gas: see symptoms of Gas
How is it treated?
  Treatments for Gas: see treatments for Gas

1. excerpt from Gas in the Digestive Tract: NIDDK

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