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what to do if you have gas in your stomach

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
44 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: The air in the stomach is trying to escape up the esophagus. "burp". Excuse me.

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chi Nguyen
23 years experience Pediatrics
Yes.: If this happens frequently you should see your doctor to evaluate for reflux problem. The acid going up to your esophagus all the time will cause da ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Gas: We all produce intestinal gas. It's a natural byproduct of digestion. So we can be and are fine despite gas. However, when it becomes uncomfortable (d ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marie Trenga
35 years experience Family Medicine
Simethicone: There are over the counter medications such as simethicone that can reduce gas. You could also keep a diet diary and find out which foods are making y ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Fertel
31 years experience Emergency Medicine
Myriad: The potential causes are myriad. You need to see your doctor for a work-up.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Samer Mikhail
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Fiber & simethicone: Try increasing your fiber intake (like with Metamucil) and use over-the-counter Gas-X (simethicone) at 160mg twice daily. Do this for one week.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Not related: although you may be having a stress related reaction. Sexual intercourse should not cause GI issues.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
30 years experience Internal Medicine
R/O IBS: IBS is a diagnosis of exclusion. IUC/CROHNS DZ/IBD is inflammation usually DX by BX IBS SX can be managed .You need a full exam and blood work. Esp ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience Internal Medicine
Bloated: Could be a lot of things. A GI specialist is best to decipher this mystery puffin.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Gastroenterologist: I suggest consulting a gastroenterologist for diagnosis and treatment. You may have lactose or gluten intolerance or even irritable bowel syndrome. Ap ... Read More
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