A 73-year-old male asked about a 56-year-old female:
57 year old female has gastric problems and previous gall bladder problems. stomach has gas and she burps a lot.
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Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Gaseous: Is your gall bladder removed? To prevent gas build up, take simethicone 1/2 hours after meals. To break down gas bubbles, drink warm water and apply a hot water bottle to the abdomen which facilitates the moving of gas through the intestines rather than forcing yourself to belch it up as this causes more air swallowing. Perhaps an evaluation by a gastroenterologist is your best course of action.
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Plastic Surgery 16 years experience
Be more specific: Please be more specific with your question.
Having gas and burping can be due to many things, and it is best to see your family doctor for a diagnosis.
In the interim, using over the counter medications, such as Tums (calcium carbonate) may alleviate some symptoms. Also, remember to avoid Ibuprofen or any non-steriodal anti-inflammatory drugs (nsaids) as these can lead to ulcers in those with gastric issues.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Is exforge (amlodipine and valsartan) safe for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding?
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Depends: This is another combination drug. It is probably safe in breastfeeding although we have no clear studies to say so. One of the medications though has been shown to cause renal and heart problems when taken in the second and third trimesters. We don't recommend taking while pregnant. If you are on this med and get pregnant, call your doctor right away but don't come off of it until they say so.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
I get a stabing pain in my anus from time to time, and when I poop a terd stays in there ocasionally and I wipe for about 13 minutes, and somtimes my belly button fells wierd, also notice random stabbing pains when I urinate?
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Colon and Rectal Surgery 42 years experience
Too many : Nonspecific issues to give you an answer, so i would suggest you discuss each of these with your primary care doctor. They do not seem to be related to each other.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
I am about 5 weeks pregnant I started bleeding about 1 week ago and im still bleeding till this point I have no blood clots or no cramping I had an ultra sound yesturday and the lady said she saw the egg sac but nothing inside of it but my doctor ask me t
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 14 years experience
Likely Miscarriage: When a fetal pole and heart beat are not seen on early ultrasound, the ultrasound is usually repeated in one to two weeks. Given your bleeding, it is probable that you are experiencing a misscarriage. If you bleeding becomes more than 1 pad an hour or you have increasing pain, you should call your physician immediately.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Newly diagnosed with ulcerative colitis. Is it normal to have stomach and back pain all day every day ?
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General Surgery 56 years experience
Unusual : See your doctor need examination for uc complications. Having : stomach and backpain all day every day' is unusual, may not be due to your uc. Your stomach problem may be due to your new medication, and in addition you may have back problem.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Took cipro (ciprofloxacin) for my bladder infection now I have belly pain?
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Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 23 years experience
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