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SIBO positive. First few days on Flagyl symptoms reduced. No gas less abdominal distension. Symptoms returned while still on 2 week Flagyl course. Why?

SIBO positive. First few days on Flagyl symptoms reduced. No gas less abdominal distension. Symptoms returned while still on 2 week Flagyl course. Why?

Talk with doctors...: Although antibiotic use may help, there is no guaranty. Furthermore, doctors have never cures anything, but modify something for someone at some degree with / without drug and/ or surgery at reasonable time in reasonable way to reasonable patients. So, report & talk with treating doctor. More on SIBO? Go to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Small_intestinal_bacterial_overgrowth. Best wishes to... ...Read more

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Gas (Definition)

In a medical context, "having gas" refers to having too much gas in the bowels. This causes burping, cramps in the belly, ...Read more


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How do I alleviate abdominal gas as a persistent, painful symptom in the later stages of ovarian cancer?

How do I alleviate abdominal gas as a persistent, painful symptom in the later stages of ovarian cancer?

Ovarian cancer: When patients are terminal we will often have a tube placed in the stomach (g-tube also known as a peg tube) to act as a relief valve. Taking simethicone (gas-x) frequently can also help. ...Read more

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How to relieve abdominal gas?

How to relieve abdominal gas?

Mylicon: Mylicon is simethicone which works fairly well. There are several other brand names such as Gas-EX. Bean-O is used for prevention. http://www.drugs.com/mtm/mylicon.html ...Read more

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What positions are best for relieving some abdominal gas?

What positions are best for relieving some abdominal gas?

Changing position: Its not which position but how often you change position thats effective in relieving abdominal gas. ...Read more

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For the last 7 days, I have had very painful abdominal gas. This is not normal for me. What could be causing it?

For the last 7 days, I have had very painful abdominal gas. This is not normal for me. What could be causing it?

Many causes: Gas and bloating has many causes1excessive swallowed air2 certain foods like carbonated beverages, spicy fried or fatty foods, broccoli, cabbage, onions, beans, apple or prune juice, fried fruits, sorbitol, manitol, found in many low carb/sugar free foods.Certain behaviors like talking while chewing, chewing gum, tight fitting garments, smoking/chewing tobacco .Medical causes lactose intolerance .Avoid cause. ...Read more

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Can abdominal gas be felt on the left side of stomach?

Can abdominal gas be felt on the left side of stomach?

Yes..: You can feel gas pretty much anywhere in your abdomen because gas can not only be a problem in your stomach, but you can also have build up of gas in your small and large intestines as well, making it possible to feel gas pain pretty much anywhere in/on your abdomen. ...Read more

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What are solution of having abdominal gas after 1year of delivery and after miscarrage ?

What are solution of having abdominal gas after 1year of delivery  and after  miscarrage ?

See a doctor: Pregnancy can often cause changes in gastrointestinal function like gas, heartburn, bloating and constipation. These may not resolve for several weeks after delivery. However a year later these issues should be resolved. At this point it is time to see a doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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How Abdominal gas leads to High Blood pressure? after having food.

How Abdominal gas leads to High Blood pressure? after having food.

Probably not related: Pain, anxiety, fear, physical activity (both aerobic and anaerobic) and other factors can increase BP. Passing gas without pain or other symptoms is unlikey to have much effect on BP. ...Read more

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Im21 do hemorroids cause abdominal gas pain and dificuly to fart and flat stool i feel alot of preasure in my rectum is this cancer?

Im21 do hemorroids cause abdominal gas pain and dificuly to fart and flat stool i feel alot of preasure in my rectum is this cancer?

Not likely. : Hemorrhoids can cause rectal pain or pressure, problems passing stool or gas and bleeding. Rectal cancer at your age would be very unusual. If symptoms persist see a doctor. Soaking in a warm bath should help hemrrhoids as would stool softeners. See a physician if problems continue. ...Read more

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Is it true that fibroids can cause gassiness and abdominal/bladder pressure? Does the size of it matter regarding symptoms?

Is it true that fibroids can cause gassiness and abdominal/bladder pressure? Does the size of it matter regarding symptoms?

They can: Fibroids can cause the symptoms you describe but so do other things. You should get this checked out if this persists. Fibroids are hard/firm tumors of the uterus which can be asymptomatic but if they cause symptoms they do so based on location in uterus. Those along the lining cause heavy periods, those in front can cause bladder symptoms and those in back can cause constipation, low back pain. ...Read more

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