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My brother is having headaches and has acid build up in stomach and has wind all the time?

My brother is having headaches and has acid build up in stomach and has wind all the time?

He must be stressed: Out. He needs to see a dr for a thorough exam. His symptoms are likely from physical & psychological stress which can cause fatigue and exhaustion. Suggest to him about taking a vacation to las vegas so he can watch scintillating shows including glamorous girls who are poorly or barely dressed! Tell him life is short and his mind and body need to rest too, otherwise he'll rest in peace too soon! ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

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My brother is having headaches and has acid build up in stomach and has wind all the time, can you suggest any tablets icould get online for him?

My brother is having headaches and has acid build up in stomach and has wind all the time, can you suggest any tablets icould get online for him?

Different issues: Headaches, and acid build up and having wind may be different issues. He may need to have a work up done if those have persisted for a while and are not going away or if other symptoms are present. For headaches, conventional Acetaminophen may be tried. Excedrine, Ibuprofen are other valid options, but should be taken with caution due to possible stomach upset. For acid reduction, pepcid, zantac (ranitidine). ...Read more

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I constantly have rumbling noises and then gas build up in stomach. You can hear the noise as the gas squeezes out my bum sometimes. Please help?

I constantly have rumbling noises and then gas build up in stomach. You can hear the noise as the gas squeezes out my bum sometimes. Please help?

Eat hummus...: Or other bean products? Aromatics like garlic, onions? Carbonated beverages? Sugarless gums, mints ;#40;sorbitol;#41;? Lots of grains? Dairy? Tobacco? Swallow air? Lots of potential causes, besides dietary, ;#40; above list is not at all complete;#41;. Make diet diary, with symptoms, see md. ...Read more

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My daughter had X-ray dr said she has stool and gas build up in stomach waiting on ultra sound what could cause this?

My daughter had X-ray dr said she has stool and gas build up in stomach waiting on ultra sound what could cause this?

Constipation: But the diagnosis of constipation is not made with X-ray or ultrasound. Often, these tests are associated with significant cost, and don't help aid in the diagnosis of what is causing abdominal pain. The most frequent cause of abdominal pain, other than constipation (or IBS), in children, is functional abdominal pain. ...Read more

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Why does fat only build up on my thighs and abdomen?

Why does fat only build up on my thighs and abdomen?

Fat Depots: These 2 areas are referred to as fat depots. Natural areas that the body prefers to store fat for later use when food is low. These are typically the harder places to lose fat because the body planes it that way. It will only pull fat from those areas when absolutely necessary and starving oneself to try and get the fat off will not work. The body will just burn muscle. Exercise and water... ...Read more

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What would cause fluid in the abdomen? After its drained how likely would the fluid build up again?

As votes: Please go see your doctor to check on whether your liver is functioning properly. ...Read more

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I have a build up of stomach acid, I need to eat, but it hurts to eat. Help what do I do?

I have a build up of stomach acid, I need to eat, but it hurts to eat. Help what do I do?

Acid reflux: If you are having excessive acid and have not been worked up for it, you may end up needing to see your doctor or a gastroenterologist. You could try over-the-counter antacids such as Tums or Mylanta or even Zantac for a while, but if you are no better after two weeks or so, you should see your doctor for evaluation and possible testing. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why do I have pain and air in my stomach?

Why do I have pain and air in my stomach?

Many things: Can be indigestion, inflammatory bowel syndrome, stomach ulcers etc. Can be many things. Please see your family md for a good thorough examination. ...Read more

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Why my stomach is too big and hard and feel like it's field with air?

Why my stomach is too big and hard and feel like it's field with air?

Feels full of "air": Feeling full of "gas" may reflect malabsorption of food (like gluten, lactose), intake of poorly digested food, or choosing foods known to promote gas (beans, fizzy drinks). Sometimes its more complicated--a stomach emptying too slowly, bacterial overgrowth syndrome, delayed intestinal function, partial obstruction from any cause, infection, rectum problems, and pelvic pathology outside the gut. ...Read more

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Why does my stomach blow up all the way with air at least once a day?

Why does my stomach blow up all the way with air at least once a day?

Abdominal Bloating: 20 year old woman/abdominal bloating. How long has this been going on? Pregnant? Do you have abdominal pain and diarrhea/constipation? Any dark stools? Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and several other maladies could be to blame, like Celiac disease, Non Celiac Gluten Hypersensitivity, Lactose Intolerance. Read and learn about low FODMAP diets, lactose free products, and fully examine your diet. ...Read more

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Why do I feel like someones grabbing the inside of my stomach? Almost as if they are sucking air out of me

Abnormal: This is abnormal. You should have an exam with your primary care physician who may recommend getting an endoscopy to make sure you don't have any ulcers or any other abnormalities of your stomach lining. ...Read more

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I am having the same probelm. Full of air now pain and discomfort in stomach and back radiating up to my shoulders. For about 9 days now?

I am having the same probelm. Full of air now pain and discomfort in stomach and back radiating up to my shoulders. For about 9 days now?

Gas: This may be a case of excess gas formation or inability to have passage of normal gi gas down the intestinal tract. The gas collection appears to be in the upper tract and could signify hiatal hernia or gall bladder disorder. Drinking hot water and applying heat to the upper abdomen helps break down gas and move it along. See your MD if symptoms persist or worsen and appropriate tests to be done. ...Read more

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After painful diarrhea I have a pain in lower right part of abdomen. It is worst when I sit goes away by passing air. Should I go to emergency? Thank U

After painful diarrhea I have a pain in lower right part of abdomen. It is worst when I sit goes away by passing air. Should I go to emergency? Thank U

Here are some...: If this cluster of symptoms has been the first time, it is most advisable to seek timely evaluation for right counseling and treatment; if recurrent and knowing how its course could be, you may watch and see. How to handle sickness correctly? Follow instructions described in the article in http://formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. Thereby you know how to closely work with the doctor for good care ...Read more

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How long would the pain from air in my abdomen last after laproscopy?

How long would the pain from air in my abdomen last after laproscopy?

12-24 hours: Co2 is absorbed from the abdomen and you'll release it from the lungs and blow it off. Process is usually completed in less than 1 day. ...Read more

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Why doesn? T air go into the stomach during breathing?

Why doesn? T air go into the stomach during breathing?

UES: The upper esophageal sphincter keeps the opening to the esophagus which leads to the stomach closed except when eating and swallowing food. This minimizes the amount of air getting into the stomach. ...Read more

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Why do I have a lot of air on my stomach? I have a lot of pain?

Why do I have a lot of air on my stomach? I have a lot of pain?

Stomach gas: Sounds like you may be swallowing air when you eat. Slow down your eating and avoid carbonated beverages as well as gas forming foods. ...Read more

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When you are bloated, does that mean there is air in your stomach?

When you are bloated, does that mean there is air in your stomach?

Sometimes true.: People mean different things by bloating. There are many possible causes. Sometimes it is true that there is excess gas in the stomach - usually related to swallowing excess air. Sometimes it is constipation - or fluid in the abdomen. ...Read more

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What wud happen if you inject 25 units of air into a persons stomach?

What wud happen if you inject 25 units of air into a persons stomach?

Nothing: I am not totally sure what you call 'units' but if this is a normal measure like 25 cc on a syringe, there is no harm at all. In fact many swallow this much air and more during normal activity and eating. The body can handle this with no problem. ...Read more

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What do multiple air levels on an abdominal xray mean? What are possible causes?

What do multiple air levels on an abdominal xray mean? What are possible causes?

See answer: I’m assuming the air / fluid levels were within normal bowel. Both air and fluid is normally present in the stomach, large, and small bowel and appears as a straight line, a level, on erect films. With obstruction, the bowel may have air / fluid levels but would be distended. Air/ fluid levels should not be present outside of stomach or bowel. ...Read more

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What is happening when your stomach is full and your removing air from the anus?

What is happening when your stomach is full and your removing air from the anus?

Constipation: constipation or gastroparesis or gas could improve with increased fluids, control of constipation, avoiding gassy food ...Read more

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My stomach is all the Time bloated. I cen feel it is full of air. What should I do?

My stomach is all the Time bloated. I cen feel it is full of air. What should I do?

Diet: The feeling of bloating, heartburn, and excess gas is usually due to diet. Try to eliminate foods from your diet that are known to cause gas. Also reduce the amount of processed foods as these are difficult to digest. ...Read more

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Is frequent trapped air in your chest a sign of a stomach illness or stomach problem?

Is frequent trapped air in your chest a sign of a stomach illness or stomach problem?

Possibilities: Consider aerophagia (air swallowing), esophageal dysmotility, atypical gerd. If originating below the esophagus, maybe: 1) partial gastric outlet obstruction due to gastritis/ulcer; 2) pyloric narrowing from scar;3) gastroparesis due to delayed stomach emptying (as w/diabetic gut neuropathy); 4) bacterial overgrowth in gut; 5) any malabsorption; 6) pancreatic maldigestion; 7) ibs. Get checked. ...Read more

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I've felt like there is air trapped in my stomach and chest for two days now - what's going on?

I've felt like there is air trapped in my stomach and chest for two days now - what's going on?

? Gastroparesis: Gastroparesis means slow-emptying stomach. Causes may be mechanical (obstruction, or stomach outlet narrowed from healing of past inflammation, treated by endoscopic dilation), post-inflammatory (due to swelling of the stomach lining from ulcers, treated with acid blockers), neurologic (as with diabetes, treated with rx that stimulates motility--domperidone, erythromycin, reglan), gastric pacer. ...Read more

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Since a cpap can introduce air into the abdomen, is it safe to use after a nissan fundoppocation surgery?

Since a cpap can introduce air into the abdomen, is it safe to use after a nissan fundoppocation surgery?

Yes: CPAP by itself really is not pushing air into the stomach. Some people however tend to gulp air when sleeping on cpap. Make sure you have a newer generation "smart" CPAP that adjusts pressure based on level of obstruction. Also make sure you are professionally fitted for your mask type. We routinely have patients on CPAP and bipap after nissen surgery in our hospital. ...Read more

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I have problem with too much air in my stomach for the last 8 years. It is also more severe when I have stress. How can I fix it?

I have problem with too much air in my stomach for the last 8 years. It is also more severe when I have stress. How can I fix it?

Air in stomach: You are likely swallowing air when nervous. I would try breathing in and out into a paper bag for 3 minutes to see it this helps get rid of the gas. ...Read more