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Terrible smelling gas - 5 year old boy

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hollingbury Sat 03-Sep-16 21:43:03

Hi all,

My son had a weird stomach thing about a month ago. I think it was a bug, and it passed after about 10 days. But since then, his stool/movement hasn't been bad but my god, he has terrible flatulence. My husband thinks its funny but I know it's beyond the norm, and it's almost all the time. It doesn't seem to be linked to needing a poo, either.

i'm keeping a poo diary for the doctor but is there anything I can give him? I'm wondering whether it's a bacteria imbalance. there doesn't seem to be a link with foods and his diet is the same as it's always been.

I'm worried about him going back to school and other kids saying stuff...

flutterby77 Sun 04-Sep-16 10:41:07

Have you tried charcoal tablets? They absorb gas and might help. Ask at the pharmacy.

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