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Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.

Intestinal Gas Guide

You have identified your primary symptom as either lower abdominal gas (flatulence) or bloating. It is normal for a person to have between ten and twenty episodes of flatus each day. We can provide advice for you if your flatus is excessive or bothersome.

To ensure that we provide you with the most helpful advice, we have a few questions that can identify specific causes of your gas.

Do you have yellow stools that float or that include floating oil droplets, which also have an exaggerated foul odor?

Yes, my stools fit this description.

No, this does not describe my stools.

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