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01 Oct 2007

Severely Smelly & Excessive Flatulence
Dear Cyber-Doc,

I am a very healthy 27 year old woman. I eat well,

Breakfast
All Bran flakes with fat free milk

Lunch
A mashed banana sandwich/cold meat sandwich/toast with fishpaste and sliced tomato, and some coke light

Snack
A fruit (banana or apple or naartije)
Fat free Yoghurt (sweetened with sweetners)

A cup of decaffinated coffee

Dinner
Protein (chicken usually or lamb occasionally red meat)
Vegetables or salad
Potato or rice

I also drink 6 or so glasses of water a day.
I have suddenly developed the most disgusting flatulence! It is SO bad that it leaves my panties and even jeans smelly. I am so embarassed. I used to suffer with IBS and i joined weighless, lost 30kgs and haven't had a problem for well over a year. It is so awful i cannot control it and the smell is just too disgusting for words.

I am too embaressed to go to my GP, please please could you help me, i don't even want to go out anymore because i just pass wind all the time. My tummy also feels a bit 'rumbly' and is bloated.

Thanks in advance
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cyberdoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear Gassy - Girl
You may have a parasite infection - especially if your stool is loose at times. Maybe you should submit about 1 teaspoon of stool to the lab and ask them to do a MCS and culture. In the mean time, take Probiotics three times a day as well as Pankreoflat with each main meal three times a day.
Dr Bets
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