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is passing gas a symptom of ileus

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Possibly: Ileus refers to disruption in normal propulsive activity of the GI tract. The bowel dilates with gas and stool and there is no evidence of bowel soun ... Read More

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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
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Yes: Ileus IS an abnormal gas pattern, so if "no gas pattern" there's no ileus. Still plenty of other causes for abdominal pain. Whoever took the x-ray s ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
39 years experience General Surgery
Depends on the cause: Ileus means that there is loss of the normal propulsive ability of the gastrointestinal tract - it can be mild or severe, depending on the cause. Man ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: You may have a partial obstruction, or something entirely different may be in progress. Strongly suggest that you see a GI doctor asap and get this w ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Prolapse: I am wondering if you hadn't use the bathroom for a number of hours and your bladder was just very full. Compared to the male, the female urethra is m ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
The foods we eat.: Usually passing gas results from the foods we eat, healthy foods in general that contain protein and fiber. Sometimes we can get bacterial overgrowth ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Sexual Norms: This is completely normal. There is no disease here.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mathew Sorensen
22 years experience Urology
Not sure: The symptoms you provide are not usually associated with a bladder infection or uti. Also, most utis, even if not treated, will resolve eventually. ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
You might: try an over the counter gas absorption medication (SIMETHICONE= major ingredient ....EG GAS X.... and also be aware of WHAT you eat...What makes the ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Try by: Increasing your fluids and fiber in your diet, and you can see the local pharmacist and ask for over the counter laxatives that may help. best wishes.

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