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After Gastric Bypass Problem Gas Flatus Flatulence Belching Burping
I had gastric bypass 2 years ago. I'm having horrible gas problems. I started taking active charcoal pills, am i harming myself?
Gastric bypass: After having gastric bypass surgery it is important to stay on the recommended diet and not vary from it. This can cause gas, and other problems. Also drink plenty of water or healthy fluids to stay adequately hydrated. If you do both of these and still have problems then follow with your surgeon. ...Read more
Every time we have sex, my girlfriend gets severe gas pains! why? She's 41 & has not had any kids. She used to be overweight before her gastric bypass!
Gas pains: It might be coincidental in relation to happening after intercourse. However, gastric bypass patients can get bacterial overgrowth which can cause gas pains, excessive gas production, and foul smelling gas. She can get a simple breath test to determine if she has it. Treatment is fairly simple. Sometimes just taking probiotics can help. Other times it requires rifaximin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had gastric bypass surgery 3 days ago now I am having some pain in my right upper chest.could thi be gas or should I worry about a PE? no leg pain
Yes, it's possible!: Your chest pain can be from any of the following causes: PE, heart attack, heartburn, ulcer, pneumonia, pneumothorax, medication reaction, or other causes. You should call your surgeon ASAP for immediate consultation. If they are unavailable then go to ER immediately for evaluation for possible PE or other causes. ...Read more
Three months after triple bypass heart surgery my dad has chest discomfort. He says it feels like gas pressure and causes belching.Cause for concern?
I had gastric bypass surgery on may 2nd 2012 and it's been great up till now I have and belching and having stomach pains radiating around my back?
Biliary colic: These may be new symptoms unrelated to the bariatric surgery. Weight loss increases risk and incidence of gallstones. Gallstones can cause biliary colic: belching, bloating, upper abdominal pain after eating fatty foods that radiates into back. Okay to get see your doc. An ultrasound of the gallbladder can lead to a diagnosis. Avoid big meals and fatty meals until you can get evaluated. ...Read more
I am having epigastric pain with excessive belching that leads into rlq abd pain. I have had a gastric bypass done 8 yrs ago and a ulcer. What's wrong?
57 year old female has gastric problems and previous gall bladder problems. Stomach has gas and she burps a lot.
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. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My husband has a cpap machine. He has a problem where he has bad gas and belching all day after useing the machine. What can he do about it?
CPAP: Discuss this with his doctor. The pressure may be too high for him, forcing some air into his stomach. He might need another CPAP titration. I doubt that this would cause problems all day, though. ...Read more
Sometimes my heart will beat irregulary after a heavy meal or eating too fast. When i burp or pass gas this tends to help the problem.What is this?
Irregular: If your heart is actually beating irregularly, whether or not it is provoked by eating, you need to have more workup done. If it's coincidental and you're going into and out of an irregular rhythm, you may be at increased risk of stroke. You should see your pcp or a cardiologist. You may need a holster monitor or a loop recorder. Google them for more info. ...Read more
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