Fart Support

Everything you need to know about farts.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

General information

What is a fart?

Everyone has experienced flatulence, also known as a fart. It's the formation of intestinal gas as a result of food digestion.

How can I fart?

Eat a lot of food, drink a lot of carbonated drinks, and relax your rectum. Enjoy.

What does a fart look like?

You can see farts with an infrared camera.

How to pronounce fart?

Pronounced: /fɑːt/. F-A-R-T. Fart. Poopie.

Where does the word fart come from?

Fart is an English word most commonly used to refer to flatulence. The Middle English words are ferten, feortan, and farten, which are related to the Old High German word ferzan.

What are other words for fart?

Air Biscuit, fluffer-doodle, barking spider, blow-off, bottom burp, wind, gas, vapors, toot, trump, One-​Cheek Squeak, bafoon, breezer.

What is the scientific word for fart?

Flatus expelled through the anus.

Is there a national fart day?

Glad you asked! Yes there is! National fart day takes place on February 5th each year.

What does a fart smell like?

Different sulfur compounds produce distinct fart smells: The rotten egg smell is caused by hydrogen sulfide, which is very common. The odor of methanethiol is similar to that of rotting vegetables or garlic.

What sound does a fart make?

Your fart will most likely be quieter if your anus is relaxed. Something like "pfft!". You'll probably squeak, toot, rumble, or roar if your circular muscle is tightened (as they are when you're trying not to fart).

What is a brain fart?

A brainfart, not to be confused with a smelly fart, is a temporary mental failure to reason correctly.

How many times does the average person fart a day?

The average person farts 5-15 times a day. You can see a steep increase in farts when you eat beans or onions.

What is a fart made of?

A typical fart contains 59 percent nitrogen, 21% hydrogen, 9% carbon dioxide, 7% methane, and 4% oxygen. Farts contain only about 1% hydrogen sulfide gas and mercaptans, which contain sulfur, and the sulfur is what makes them stink.

How many poop particles are there in a fart?

What kind of fart freek are you?

Health & Lifestyle

NOTE: Consult a doctor if you have serious questions about farting.

Why do I fart so much?

Excessive flatulence can be caused by swallowing too much air or eating difficult-to-digest food.

Why do i fart so much at night?

People who eat close to bedtime may experience gas at night. In particular, lying down right after eating can cause indigestion.

What is a pussy fart?

Ask your mother.

How many calories do you burn when you fart?

Farting is a passive activity, according to experts, so it probably doesn't burn any calories.

Can you get pink eye from a fart?

A fart does not cause pink eye. Flatulence is primarily made up of methane gas and contains no bacteria.

Can you fart in your sleep?

Yes, you can.

Why does my fart smell so bad?

Because of the sulfur in fiber-rich foods, your gas may smell like rotten eggs. Sulfur is a naturally occurring compound that has a rotten egg odor. Sulfur is found in a lot of vegetables. If this is the cause of your flatulence, a simple dietary change will suffice.

Do women fart?

Although they will always deny it, women fart silently but above all smelly.

I never fart, is that normal?

That's kind of unreal, but probably ok - as long as you don't feel bloated.

Can babies fart in the womb?

Babies are unable to fart in the womb, but they do produce waste.

How to not fart?

Why would you not want to fart? Kind of weird but ok.

What happens when you hold in a fart?

The pressure on the gas in your digestive system will begin to build after you tighten your sphincter muscles. You may experience pain, bloating, and discomfort as a result of holding in a fart for a short period of time. As the gas moves through your digestive system, you may notice some bubbling or gurgling.

Can holding in a fart kill you?

There's no evidence that holding in a fart will kill you, but the pain and discomfort you'll experience if you do so can be severe.

Why does it hurt when I fart?

You need to see a doctor. Pronto!

Reputation & Skills

How can I fart more?

You can use carbonated beverages, chewing gum,fatty or fried foods, and fiber-rich fruits to make some sparks!

What are the benefits of fart pills?

Fart pills are the next trend. Fart pills can speed up the process of digestion. Or to make your friends laugh. We don't know actually.

What's the longest fart ever?

Our records indicate that a certain Bernard Clemmens farted for 2 mins and 42 seconds straight. Impressive!

How can I fart really loud?

For the loudest farts you need to apply pressure, a nice bit of gas held back and lastly a very rapid release of the gas using your circular muscle.

Can you light a fart on fire?

Yes you can, but please don't try it..

Do men fart more than women?

Men fart more often than women. Men usually eat faster than women and they tend to be less embarrassed about making a fart concert.

Does fart proof underwear work?

One of our fart experts experimented with fart-proof underwear and discovered that it could mask the smell of his farts - but not the sound.

How fast is a fart?

Farts can travel at a speed of about 10 feet per second, or 6.8 miles per hour, according to an NBC News report.

Food & Beverages

What food makes you fart?

Carbohydrate-rich foods produce gas, whereas foods high in fats and proteins do not. Try to avoid the following foods before going on your first date:

  • Beans
  • Vegetables
  • Fruits
  • Starches: potatoes, corn, pasta, and wheat
  • Dairy products
  • Carbonated drinks
  • Foods with sugar alcohols

While food is frequently the source of gas, it can also be caused by eating too quickly (which can result in air being swallowed), chewing gum, or sucking on hard candy.

Does protein make you fart?

While protein does not cause flatulence, protein supplements may contain other ingredients that do.

Does beer make you fart?

Beer, like carbonated beverages, causes farts by releasing carbon dioxide gas into the body. To make matters worse, the sulfate in beer makes your farts smell horrible.

Does apple cider vinegar make you fart?


Why do beans make you fart?

Beans contain raffinose, a carbohydrate that is poorly digested by your body. Bacteria break down the raffinose, resulting in gas and angry relatives.


Do cats fart?

While dog farts are more common, cats definitely fart! Cat farts occur when gas is trapped in a cat's stomach or intestines.

Why does my dog fart so much?

Dogs, like humans, must fart from time to time. It's simply a fact of life. There is no way to completely eliminate farts. There are, however, ways to make them less frequent and less stinky.

  • No more table scraps
  • Understand food intolerance
  • Buy higher quality food
  • Watch out for sudden diet changes
  • Make sure your dog doesn't eat too fast

Do note that certain breeds are worse farters (I'm looking at you PUG!).

Do birds fart?

Our extensive research has shown that birds don't fart; They lack the stomach bacteria that causes gas to build up in their intestines.

Can snakes fart?

Yes they can! We even have proof: https://nypost.com/video/watching-a-snake-fart-will-take-your-breath-away/

Do rabbits fart?

Yes they do! Rabbits not only can fart, but they need to fart. It's a way of life!

Do guinea pigs fart?

Guinea pigs can fart. If you hear a quiet or even a loud fart coming from your guinea pig cage, it is most likely your guinea pig farting.

Do hamsters fart?

Yes they do! Hamsters are not considered to fart very loudly though, so listen carefully.

Do rats fart?

Rats can't burp, but boy can they fart… You can even increate the number of farts by giving them treats!

Do sharks fart?

Yes they do! Sharks gulp air at the surface which they release to achieve greater depth. The result? Ocean thunder.

Do whales fart?

Whales do, in fact, fart. Can you imagine the size and volume of a fart from the blue whale, the world's largest animal?

How can I make a duck fart?

Please let go of the duck. I'm calling the police.


What is a Dutch oven fart?

A Dutch oven is a slang term for lying in bed with another person and farting while pulling the covers over their heads, resulting in an unpleasant situation. You can do this a joke or by accident.

What is Tesla fart mode?

You can let your Tesla play fart sounds while in the car, pretending it was one of your co-drivers.

What is a fart knocker?

A fart knocker is a contemptible or annoying person.

How do you say fart in Korean?

방귀 or bang-gwi.

How do you say fart in French?

Not te be confused with your doggo, a fart in French is called "Pet".