Gas (flatulence)GGas (flatulence)Gas (flatulence)EnglishGastrointestinalChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)Stomach;Small Intestine;Large Intestine/Colon;RectumStomach;Small intestine;Large intestine;Rectum;AnusConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2019-07-22T04:00:00Z7.6000000000000062.3000000000000397.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ConditionsHealth A-Z<p>An overview of the causes of your child's gas. Also included are tips on how to help your child control their excessive gas and when to seek medical attention.</p><h2>What is excessive gas?</h2> <p>Passing gas on a daily basis is normal. Gas bothers some people more than others. When gas becomes bothersome, it is excessive gas. Excessive gas can be accompanied by gas pains and/or bloating. Bloating is the feeling of fullness and cramping that can accompany gas.</p><h2>Key points</h2><ul><li>In most cases, your child's gas will not need medical attention.</li><li>Simple dietary changes can reduce the amount of gas buildup in your child's stomach.</li><li>Foods high in fibre can cause gas. Other causes may include antibiotics or constipation.</li></ul><h2>Causes of gas</h2> <p>Gas (flatulence) is usually caused by swallowing air when eating or drinking. Foods that are high in fibre, such as beans and cabbage, and carbonated drinks can also cause gas. </p> <h3>Other causes may include:</h3> <ul> <li><a href="/Article?contentid=1120&language=English">antibiotics</a></li> <li><a href="/Article?contentid=6&language=English">constipation</a></li> <li>lactose intolerance</li> <li><a href="/Article?contentid=816&language=English">celiac disease</a></li> <li><a href="/Article?contentid=823&language=English">irritable bowel syndrome</a></li> <li><a href="/Article?contentid=907&language=English">gastroenteritis</a></li> </ul><h2>Treatment of gas</h2><p>In general, the gas will not need medical treatment. Most of the time, excessive gas can be managed by changing your child's diet or making sure they are not swallowing large amounts of air when eating. </p><p>The use of <a href="/Article?contentid=1990&language=English">probiotics</a> may help reduce excessive gas. Examples of foods containing probiotics include yogurt, soy beverages and some juices. However, not all probiotics are the same. Some may increase flatulence. Talk to your child's doctor or dietician about probiotics.</p><p>Consider keeping a written diary of the foods and drinks that your child consumes so that you can identify what foods give them gas.</p><h3>Some dietary changes you can make:</h3><ul><li>You can cut down on certain foods which are known to produce a lot of gas, including cabbage, potatoes, Brussels sprouts, corn, asparagus, cauliflower, beans, legumes, peas and broccoli. These foods offer many nutritional benefits, so they should be reduced in the diet but not cut out completely.<br></li><li>Decrease or eliminate artificial sweeteners, chewing gum and fizzy drinks like pop.</li></ul><h2>When to see a doctor</h2> <h3>Make an appointment with your child's doctor if:</h3> <ul> <li>your child is losing weight</li> <li>your child has loose stools or <a href="/Article?contentid=7&language=English">diarrhea</a> that last for more than seven days</li> <li>your child's abdomen is distended (swollen)<br></li> <li>symptoms persist after dietary changes</li> <li>your child experiences persistent stomach pain</li> <li>there is blood in your child's stool</li> <li>your child experiences loss of appetite</li> <li>your child is <a href="/Article?contentid=746&language=English">vomiting</a> and it is frequent and/or persistent</li> </ul>
Gaz (flatulences)GGaz (flatulences)Gas (flatulence)FrenchGastrointestinalChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)Stomach;Small Intestine;Large Intestine/Colon;RectumStomach;Small intestine;Large intestine;Rectum;AnusConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2019-07-22T04:00:00Z520.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ConditionsHealth A-Z<p>Un aperçu facile à comprendre des causes des gaz de votre enfant. Ces renseignements fournissent également des conseils sur la façon d’aider votre enfant à contrôler ses gaz excessifs et vous indiquent quand consulter un médecin.</p><h2>Que sont les gaz excessifs?</h2><p>Il est normal d’avoir des gaz tous les jours. Les gaz dérangent certains enfants plus que d'autres. Quand les gaz deviennent dérangeants, il s’agit de gaz excessifs. Les gaz excessifs peuvent s'accompagner des douleurs dû aux gaz et du ballonnement. Le ballonnement s'agit de la sensation d'être « plein » et des crampes qui peuvent accompagner les gaz.</p><h2>À retenir</h2> <ul><li>Dans la plupart des cas, votre enfant n’aura pas besoin de consulter un médecin en raison de gaz. </li> <li>Des changements simples apportés au régime alimentaire de votre enfant peuvent contribuer à la réduction de la formation de gaz dans l’estomac de votre enfant. </li> <li>Les aliments à teneur élevée en fibres peuvent causer des gaz. Les antibiotiques ou la constipation en sont d’autres causes.<br></li></ul><h2>Causes des gaz<br></h2><p>Les gaz (flatulences) sont habituellement causés lorsqu’on avale de l’air en mangeant ou en buvant. Les aliments à teneur élevée en fibres, comme les fèves et le chou, ainsi que les boissons gazeuses, peuvent aussi entraîner des gaz. </p><h3>Il peut également y avoir d’autres causes, comme :</h3><ul><li>les <a href="https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/article?contentid=1120&language=french">antibiotiques</a>; </li><li>la <a href="/article?contentid=6&language=french">constipation</a>; </li><li>l’intolérance au lactose; </li><li>la <a href="/article?contentid=816&language=french">maladie cœliaque</a></li><li>le <a href="/article?contentid=823&language=french">syndrome du côlon irritable</a>; </li><li>la <a href="/article?contentid=907&language=french">gastroentérite</a>.</li></ul><h2>Traitement des gaz<br></h2><p>En général, votre enfant n’aura pas besoin de consulter un médecin en raison de gaz. La plupart du temps, les gaz excessifs peuvent être traités en modifiant le régime alimentaire de votre enfant ou en vous assurant qu'il n’avale pas de grandes quantités d’air lorsqu’il mange. </p><p>L’utilisation de <a href="/article?contentid=1990&language=french">probiotiques</a> peut contribuer à la réduction des gaz excessifs. Les aliments comme le yogourt, les boissons au soja et certains jus contiennent des probiotiques. Toutefois, les probiotiques ne sont pas tous les mêmes. Certains risquent d’augmenter les flatulences. Discutez des probiotiques avec le médecin de votre enfant.<br></p><p>Tenir un journal au sujet des aliments et des boissons que votre enfant consomme vous aidera à identifier quels aliments entraînent les gaz chez votre enfant.</p><h3>Voici certains changements que vous pouvez apporter au régime alimentaire de votre enfant :</h3><ul><li>Diminuez la quantité d’aliments qui produisent plus de gaz, y compris le chou, les patates, les choux de Bruxelles, le maïs, l'asperge, le chou-fleur, les haricots, les légumineuses, les pois et le brocoli. Ces aliments offrent de nombreux avantages nutritionnels, alors il vaut mieux de diminuer ses quantités au lieu de les éliminer du régime alimentaire de votre enfant.</li><li>Diminuez ou éliminez les édulcorants artificiels, la gomme à mâcher et les boissons gazeuses.</li></ul><h2>Quand consulter un médecin<br></h2><h3>Prenez un rendez-vous avec le médecin de votre enfant si :</h3><ul><li>votre enfant perd du poids; </li><li>votre enfant a des selles molles ou la <a href="/article?contentid=7&language=french">diarrhée</a> pendant plus de sept jours; </li><li>l'abdomen de votre enfant est distendu (gonflé);<br></li><li>les symptômes persistent après avoir changé son régime alimentaire;</li><li>votre enfant se plaint d'une douleur abdominale persistante;</li><li>vous remarquez du sang dans ses selles;</li><li>votre enfant manque d’appétit;<br></li><li>votre enfant <a href="/article?contentid=746&language=french">vomit</a> fréquemment ou de façon persistante.</li></ul>

 

 

 

 

Gas (flatulence)822.000000000000Gas (flatulence)Gas (flatulence)GEnglishGastrointestinalChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)Stomach;Small Intestine;Large Intestine/Colon;RectumStomach;Small intestine;Large intestine;Rectum;AnusConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2019-07-22T04:00:00Z7.6000000000000062.3000000000000397.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ConditionsHealth A-Z<p>An overview of the causes of your child's gas. Also included are tips on how to help your child control their excessive gas and when to seek medical attention.</p><h2>What is excessive gas?</h2> <p>Passing gas on a daily basis is normal. Gas bothers some people more than others. When gas becomes bothersome, it is excessive gas. Excessive gas can be accompanied by gas pains and/or bloating. Bloating is the feeling of fullness and cramping that can accompany gas.</p><h2>Key points</h2><ul><li>In most cases, your child's gas will not need medical attention.</li><li>Simple dietary changes can reduce the amount of gas buildup in your child's stomach.</li><li>Foods high in fibre can cause gas. Other causes may include antibiotics or constipation.</li></ul><h2>Causes of gas</h2> <p>Gas (flatulence) is usually caused by swallowing air when eating or drinking. Foods that are high in fibre, such as beans and cabbage, and carbonated drinks can also cause gas. </p> <h3>Other causes may include:</h3> <ul> <li><a href="/Article?contentid=1120&language=English">antibiotics</a></li> <li><a href="/Article?contentid=6&language=English">constipation</a></li> <li>lactose intolerance</li> <li><a href="/Article?contentid=816&language=English">celiac disease</a></li> <li><a href="/Article?contentid=823&language=English">irritable bowel syndrome</a></li> <li><a href="/Article?contentid=907&language=English">gastroenteritis</a></li> </ul><h2>Treatment of gas</h2><p>In general, the gas will not need medical treatment. Most of the time, excessive gas can be managed by changing your child's diet or making sure they are not swallowing large amounts of air when eating. </p><p>The use of <a href="/Article?contentid=1990&language=English">probiotics</a> may help reduce excessive gas. Examples of foods containing probiotics include yogurt, soy beverages and some juices. However, not all probiotics are the same. Some may increase flatulence. Talk to your child's doctor or dietician about probiotics.</p><p>Consider keeping a written diary of the foods and drinks that your child consumes so that you can identify what foods give them gas.</p><h3>Some dietary changes you can make:</h3><ul><li>You can cut down on certain foods which are known to produce a lot of gas, including cabbage, potatoes, Brussels sprouts, corn, asparagus, cauliflower, beans, legumes, peas and broccoli. These foods offer many nutritional benefits, so they should be reduced in the diet but not cut out completely.<br></li><li>Decrease or eliminate artificial sweeteners, chewing gum and fizzy drinks like pop.</li></ul><h2>When to see a doctor</h2> <h3>Make an appointment with your child's doctor if:</h3> <ul> <li>your child is losing weight</li> <li>your child has loose stools or <a href="/Article?contentid=7&language=English">diarrhea</a> that last for more than seven days</li> <li>your child's abdomen is distended (swollen)<br></li> <li>symptoms persist after dietary changes</li> <li>your child experiences persistent stomach pain</li> <li>there is blood in your child's stool</li> <li>your child experiences loss of appetite</li> <li>your child is <a href="/Article?contentid=746&language=English">vomiting</a> and it is frequent and/or persistent</li> </ul>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/Gas_(flatulence).jpgGas (flatulence)False