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Gas

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Each score is a percentile comparing your child to other kids their age.

How severe is your child's recent gas?

Other symptoms or behaviors to look for with Gas

When parents mention Gas they also mention these other symptoms:

SymptomFrequencyNumber of mentions
DiarrheaOften4 mentions
Stomach achesOften4 mentions
VomitingOften4 mentions
Upset stomachOften3 mentions
NauseaOften2 mentions
ColicSometimes1 mention
ConstipationSometimes1 mention
CryingSometimes1 mention
Difficult bowel movementSometimes1 mention
Frequent cryingSometimes1 mention

Characteristics of Gas

How common is Gas?

Across kids of all ages represented on Sleuth, 28.9% of parents surveyed by Sleuth say their kids have Gas.

Percentage of kids with Gas by year of age

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This is based on a survey of 474 children on Sleuth. The plot shows the percentage of parents who rated their child’s Gas “Moderate”, “Severe”, or “Very Severe” among kids in different age groups.

Frequency

OutcomePercent of ChildrenTotal Mentions
Continuously

5%

21 mentions
Hourly

0%

0 mentions
Daily

24%

114 mentions
Weekly

27%

126 mentions
Monthly

14%

65 mentions
Annually

4%

19 mentions
A Few / Several Times

15%

69 mentions
Once

0%

2 mentions
Never

11%

50 mentions

Severity

SeverityPercent of ChildrenTotal Mentions
Very Severe

3%

13 mentions
Severe

4%

19 mentions
Moderate

22%

105 mentions
Mild

40%

189 mentions
Not at All

31%

147 mentions

Discussion of Gas

What was your approach to Gas? What were the results?

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