Symptoms of Gas


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General information about symptoms of Gas: The symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible symptoms of Gas. This symptom information has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of symptoms of Gas. Furthermore, symptoms of Gas may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of symptoms and whether they are indeed symptoms of Gas.

List of symptoms of Gas: The list of symptoms mentioned in various sources for Gas includes:

Symptoms of Gas: The most common symptoms of gas are flatulence, abdominal bloating, abdominal pain, and belching. However, not everyone experiences these symptoms. The determining factors probably are how much gas the body produces, how many fatty acids the body absorbs, and a person's sensitivity to gas in the large intestine.1

Some people have pain when gas is present in the intestine. When pain is on the left side of the colon, it can be confused with heart disease. When the pain is on the right side of the colon, it may mimic gallstones or appendicitis. 1

More symptoms of Gas: In addition to the above information, to get a full picture of the possible symptoms of this condition and its related conditions, it may be necessary to examine symptoms that may be caused by complications of Gas, underlying causes of Gas, associated conditions for Gas, risk factors for Gas, or other related conditions.

Medical articles on symptoms: These general reference articles may be of interest:



Footnotes:
1. excerpt from Gas in the Digestive Tract: NIDDK

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