Farting (flatulence)Overview

overview

Farting (flatulence) is when you pass gas from your bottom.

symptoms

Farting is usually only a problem if you feel you fart a lot or you also have other symptoms, like bleeding from your bottom.

treatments_overview

Exercising regularly and changing your diet can help reduce farting. Get advice from a GP if it does not get better or you also have other symptoms.

causes

Excessive or smelly farting is often caused by swallowing air or eating foods that are difficult to digest.

Page last reviewed: 06/08/2019
Next review due: 06/08/2022