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Intestinal Gas Treatment

Prescription Medicines for Intestinal Gas Treatment

Doctors may prescribe medicines to help reduce a person's symptoms, especially for people with a disorder such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

Reducing Swallowed Air for Intestinal Gas Treatment

For those who have chronic belching, doctors may suggest ways to reduce the amount of air swallowed. Some recommendations include:
  • Avoiding chewing gum
  • Avoiding hard candy
  • Eating at a slow pace
  • Checking with a dentist to make sure dentures (if you wear them) fit properly.

Summary of Intestinal Gas Treatment

Although gas may be uncomfortable and embarrassing, it is not life-threatening. Understanding the causes of intestinal gas, as well as its symptoms and treatment options, will help most people find some relief.

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