Most guys are more than happy to let one rip, but sometimes we desperately try to keep the tiger in its cage -- like on a date, in a crowded elevator or in an important work meeting.
But, is it dangerous to rein in that giant tail scutter?
Could you actually be doing bodily damage to yourself?
Experts say most people fart between five and 23 times per day -- and they can't all be held in.
According to Healthline.com, although holding it in may cause pain, bloating, and discomfort, it's unlikely to cause any real problems because the gas always finds some way to get out.
In fact, it can actually "pass through your gut wall and be reabsorbed into your bloodstream," eventually ending up in your lungs and then exhaled as you breathe. Yes, you can actually have fart breath.