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Is it normal for oatmeal to cause bloating and upset stomach

A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Can: Insoluble fiber source; can cause gas, bloat. Made with h2) or milk? Possible lactose intolerance. Unlikely celiac sprue, unless symptoms also with ... Read More

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Junk food: We were designed to eat he foods you mention. It is the man made foods that give trouble.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Woods
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably normal: When you stop using tobacco, you body can react in many different ways. Common nicotine withdrawal symptoms include being irritable, feeling tired, ir ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil Kudler
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes stress can certainly trigger an upset stomach. You might be struggling with acid indigestion ("dyspepsia"), heartburn (gastroesophageal reflux dis ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Not common though.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
GES testing options: Traditionally, a gastric emptying scan (ges) is performed with a labelled test meal (egg beaters) that permits assessment of both liquid (initial) and ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Sounds like: The medicine was helping and since you went off you are having acid issues.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Sadly, yes: Definitely.
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A male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Cereal and milk: Yes it is safe but you must soon see a doctor about your headaches, dizziness, and upset stomach. PS: Please check that the milk is OK!
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
YES: IRON can make the stool black! Dried Fruit can lead to runny stools Hope this helps! Dr Z
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jodi Casados
Specializes in Family Medicine
Large range of possibilities: There are a large range of possibilities that could cause that to be occurring. First, some ulcers can make people feel a hunger type of pain. You sho ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Simon
31 years experience Integrative Medicine
Digestion issues: Not a cause for concern but, sounds like digestive issues. Poor diets can lead to problems with proper acid production. The food passes into the small ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
30 years experience General Surgery
Not necessarily: Some laxatives are more likely than others to cause cramping. Have you had surgery before? How severe are the pains? You may need to go to the ED to h ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Common problem: It is common for women to have cramping abdominal pain and diarrhea before periods due hormonal or prostaglandin changes that occur around this time. ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vivek Huilgol
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes. : For many people, coffee is followed by a bm.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wendy Kaufer
22 years experience Pediatrics
Not bad: Breastfeeding is best, of course, but there are reasons for supplementing with formula depending upon your personal situation. If you are concerned a ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
Most likely other: ingredient in beer, such as the hops or malt protein. Keep in mind safe drinking limits - no more than 14 standard drinks/week for men under 60, and ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Abdominal discomfort: It is unusual for over-the-counter antacids to cause abdominal pain. It would probably be more likely that the discomfort is baseline pain, which caus ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Fink
38 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly gallbladder: You state that you have problems especially when eating fatty foods. That suggests digestive problems with fried foods as well. The gall bladder sto ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
C diff food : Drink liquids which contain electrolytes (e.G powerade, gatorate) to help with correction of fluid losses and electrolyte imbalances. May have a regu ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
Not from SSRI: If it were from your ssri it would likely be daily. Intermittent symptoms such as yours are likely due to irritable bowel, diarrhea type. It is not th ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Ginger tea is : Excellent for nausea and cramping.Sipping chamomile & green tea can dissipate pain. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol & salt.

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