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Excessive gas in the digestive tract is usually caused by swallowing air and by the breakdown of certain foods in the large intestine by bacteria. The most common symptoms of gas are burping, passing gas, bloating and abdominal pain or discomfort.
Everybody has gas in his or her digestive tract. If excess gas is your only symptom, it is probably not caused by a disease. The problem may occur simply because you swallow air or digest food incompletely.