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The gas, the gas, oh my god, the gas!

TMI I know but I'm stuck with a mortifying gas problem. I've had it pretty much since day one; I know it's the progesterone because birth control pills do this to me too. It's settled into a schedule. Never goes away completely but now I get the worst of it between about 4 and 9 p.m., no matter what or when I eat. It's horrible, uncomfortable cramps and bloating on top of the smell issue. I 've tried hanging close to the dogs, finding excuses to open windows and being generally anti-social but it's challenging, especially since we are trying to keep baby news quiet for awhile longer.
Any suggestions?
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1847035 tn?1327274923
well I had bad gas my first one so bad while I was pushing I had to just let it go.
this one it's not as bad as I thought.. I'm not sure about suggestions but hopefully someone out there can help.
1194973 tn?1385503904
When you eat, make sure you're eating sitting up as well as drinking sitting up. Make sure as well that you take your time when you eat. Drinking slowly (or not drinking at all while you eat) can also help. Don't gulp down liquids, and try not to drink out of anything narrow--like straws. You inhale more air when you do this, which also leads to uncomfortable gas and bloating.

You can also talk to your doctor about suggestions for gas relief (such as OTC medicines) if none of this works.
1847035 tn?1327274923
hey you up there thanks!!! :)
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