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Excessive gas

I'm 65, have Sjogren's Syndrome and have been on Weight Watchers since April 2007.  I do have a high acidic stomach, which I take 30 mg Previced everyday.  Prilosec gave me stomach cramps and diarrhea.  About 3 years ago I began noticing I was haveing more gas than normal.  It has gotten worse in the past 18 months.  It is ordorless but not soundless.  I may just be walking across my class room a fart pops pops out, some small some not so small.  I don't have any bloating are gas pain build up, just unpredictable farts.  This is quiet embarrassing.  I have tried to cut out beans, I use Beano, nothing I have tried has helped.  Do you have any suggestions, my GP didn't.
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I too have Sjogren's and was troubled with excessive uncontrollable gas.  After much complaining and an appeal to my insurance company, I am now taking Protonix and cured.  I hope this helps you.  The gas was horrible keeping me home bound.  I dropped my program in church during a quiet moment and...  well, you get the picture.  Good luck.  Don't take no for an answer; insurance companies will "grease the squeeky wheel" so be persistent with them and your doctor.
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