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Doctor insights on: Abdominal Gas Symptoms

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Do UTI symptoms include gas bloating?

Do UTI symptoms include gas bloating?

No: That's the wrong tract: GI (gastrointestinal) as opposed to gu (genitourinary). ...Read more

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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Bloating of stomach, gas problem, abdominal obesity?

Bloating of stomach, gas problem, abdominal obesity?

Abdominal bloating: The symptom complex reported could be from malabsorption and diet related or may be from irritable bowel. If there is any bloody stool need to be ruled out for inflammation or infection the gastrointestinal tract. ...Read more

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I am experiencing diarrhea, bloating or abdominal fullness, constipation and abdominal discomfort.

I am experiencing  diarrhea, bloating or abdominal fullness, constipation and abdominal discomfort.

With this: combination of symptoms it will be hard to pinpoint a potential diagnosis without an examination and perhaps some lab work. See a local health care provider for these. ...Read more

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Severe abdominal muscle tension. Mucus in stool, abdominal cramping (including after meals), diarrhea, constipation, gas and bloating. 1-2 months?

Severe abdominal muscle tension. Mucus in stool, abdominal cramping (including after meals), diarrhea, constipation, gas and bloating. 1-2 months?

IBS: Irritable bowel syndrome with passage of mucus and alternating constipation and diarrhea may be the problem. Other possibilities include lactose or gluten intolerance. Drinking hot(not too hot)water helps break down gas and bloating. If this a chronic problem, a gastroenterologist is best qualified to evaluate and treat you as well as advise you about dietary habits. Take simethicone after meals ...Read more

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Can gas alone cause upper abdominal distention?

Can gas alone cause upper abdominal distention?

Yes: Gas in your intestines can distend the abdomen anywhere in the abdominal cavity. ...Read more

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Bloated tummy and severe abdominal pain. No gas or diarrhea ?

Bloated tummy and severe abdominal pain. No gas or diarrhea ?

Go to the ER. : These can be signs of a life-threatening problem and you need to be evaluated as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I am experiencing stomach cramps, bloating or abdominal fullness and constipation. The following also describe me: Passing gas and Abdominal discomfor?

I am experiencing stomach cramps, bloating or abdominal fullness and constipation. The following also describe me: Passing gas and Abdominal discomfor?

IBS?: This could be a number of things but IBS is at the top of my list. You need a diet that reduces gas and perhaps a medicine for the cramping and constipation. Go see a GI doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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I am experiencing upper abdominal pain, bloating or abdominal fullness, abdominal discomfort, fatigue and abdominal pain (all over) (severity: mil...

I am experiencing  upper abdominal pain, bloating or abdominal fullness, abdominal discomfort, fatigue and abdominal pain (all over) (severity: mil...

Doctor can evaluate: Many things are in the upper abdomen: stomach, pancreas, liver, small intestine, gall bladder, large intestine, abdominal muscles, etc... An exam by a primary care doctor can help figure things out. Pain in the right upper abdomen, especially with symptoms that occur after eating, can be due to gallstones or other gall bladder disease. A doctor can evaluate for gall bladder or other problems. ...Read more

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S/P cholecystectomy in 11/2014. Still having persistent abdominal bloating, Heartburn, gas, constipation. Help?!?!

S/P cholecystectomy in 11/2014. Still having persistent abdominal bloating, Heartburn, gas, constipation. Help?!?!

You might have: post cholecystectomy syndrome, retained common duct stones, or alkaline gastritis. Treatment for each is different. You need to see a gi specialist to sort it out. ...Read more

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Occasional stomach cramps with gas pains and reduced appetite are symptoms of appendicitis?

Occasional stomach cramps with gas pains and reduced appetite are symptoms of appendicitis?

Appendicitis: No actually not! appendicitis is an acute progressive condition that ends up in surgery or death. While there may be a condition of chronic appendicitis its hard to prove. The possibilities of the symptoms you listed can be everything from gastritis to gallstones to gastroenteritis. This should prompt you to see a doctor when you can! ...Read more

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Upper abdominal pain and discomfort w/ some chest area discomfort, burping, jaw/ear pain, nausea, diarrhea, grumbling stomach. What could symptoms be?

Upper abdominal pain and discomfort w/ some chest area discomfort, burping, jaw/ear pain, nausea, diarrhea, grumbling stomach. What could symptoms be?

Any number of: conditions can cause these symptoms. Most worrisome is chest pain and jaw/ear pain, which can mean angina or heart attack. More likely is gastroenteritis, but you need to make sure. Get to a doctor immediately. ...Read more

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Why might abdominal distention accompany intestinal hypomotility?

Why might abdominal distention accompany intestinal hypomotility?

Gas and contents: in the intestine accumulate rather than emptying at a normal rate, hence distension results from gut hypomotility. ...Read more

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Bloating n abdominal cramps with heartburn. What are these symptoms of?

Bloating n abdominal cramps with heartburn. What are these symptoms of?

Could be many: Things but most commomnly is constipation, excess fiber and not enough fluids or an excess of caffeine intake causing dehydration and thus constipation. Drink 80-100 oz caffeine free/alcohol free fluid daily and eat a reasonable hi fiber diet without fiber supplements.If no help after 14 days see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I am experiencing lower abdominal pain (period-like) , low back pain, bloating or abdominal fullness, passing gas, burping, stomach cramps ?

I am experiencing  lower abdominal pain (period-like) , low back pain, bloating or abdominal fullness, passing gas, burping, stomach cramps ?

Seen a physician lat: You have multiple symptoms which are difficult to sort out without a complete examination. If these symptoms are lasting/persisting for more than one week, go visit your primary care doctor for a complete check up. If you have abdominal distention, you need to be sure there is nothing serious(?ovarian cancer) causing you these symptoms. it could also be Urinary tract infection which may need antib ...Read more

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Bloating, stomach pain & nausea. What do these symptoms indicate?

Bloating, stomach pain & nausea. What do these symptoms indicate?

See below: It depends on the cause. Symptoms like these can only be adequately diagnosed through a thorough evaluation by your doctor. ...Read more