Health Tip: Should I Talk to my Doctor About Gas?

Health Tip: Should I Talk to my Doctor About Gas?

Health Tip: Should I Talk to my Doctor About Gas?

Excessive bloating could signal a problem

(HealthDay News) -- While everyone has intestinal gas, some people have severe bloating that causes discomfort and other problems.

The Mayo Clinic mentions these warning signs that you may need to see a doctor:

  • Intestinal gas that is persistent and severe.
  • Intestinal gas that occurs with vomiting.
  • Long-term diarrhea, bloody stool or constipation.
  • Weight loss for no apparent reason.
  • Heartburn.
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