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Doctor insights on: Best Ways To Relieve Gas

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What is the best way to relieve gas associated with IBS (ibd)?

What is the best way to relieve gas associated with IBS (ibd)?

Gas: Ibs or irritable bowel syndrome is different from ibd or inflammatory bowel disease. Ibs is related to spasms in the gastrointestinal tract and can be made worse by stimulating chemicals such as nicotine or caffeine. Also gas production is typically related to what we eat. Several anti-gas medications over-the-counter such as beano or mylicon help. May require prescription strength medication. ...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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What is the best way to relieve bloating and gas during menstruation?

MEDS FOR GAS RELIEF: Simethicone which is sold under many different names is the best med for gas and is available over the counter. ...Read more

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What is the best way to disguise my gas ?

Ensure reg BM's: Completely evacuate you bowels daily. Monitor/keep a food/beverage diary of potential associations with gas/smell. Certain foods/beverages are associated with more gas. ...Read more

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What is the best way of treating gas at night?

What is the best way of treating gas at night?

Simethicone: Or gasx. Also avoid gas producing foods such as beans, broccoli etc. ...Read more

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What's the best way 2 get rid of gas?

What's the best way 2 get rid of gas?

Couple ways: One way is prevention with otc prep like beeno. 2nd way is to break up large gas bubbles into smaller ones that can be passed more easily; otc products with simethicone (gas-x, for example) will do that. If gas is due to milk intolerance (lactase deficiency), lactase enzyme is available as tablets(lactaid) to be taken b4 meal with dairy products. Lactaid milk has been treated with enzyme. ...Read more

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What is the best way to alleviate gas and bloating?

Here's some ideas: Usually there are foods that incite this. The best thing to do is to take a stepwise approach to figuring out which foods are the culprits and avoiding them. Be sure you rule out dairy products, as you may be lactose intolerant. Avoid carbonated drinks as well. Of course, there are a variety of over-the-counter products that are designed to reduce intestinal gas (ie beano). ...Read more

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What is the best way to eliminate gas in my digestion system?

What is the best way to eliminate gas in my digestion system?

Gas: Eat slowly, chew your food well, drink a lot of water, relax. Increase fiber fruits and vegetables, reduce sugars. If still present check with you doctror. ...Read more

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What is the best way to rid the body of gas after you consume any meal?

Simethicone: Simethicone or gas-x is an anti-foaming agent that can help reduce gas or bloating after a meal. Mild exercise (like walking) can help move things too. Best of luck! ...Read more

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I have acidity and gas problem like rest of my family members. What is the best way to treat it ?

I have acidity and gas problem like rest of my family members. What is the best way to treat it ?

Various ways do work: If there is a strong family of stomach acidity problems, the doctor will want to know how old those people are, how badly they are affected, what treatments have worked for them, whether or not they have pre-cancerous or cancerous disorders, etc... Usually, the first things done are to test for h. Pylori infection, and to start acid blockers such as Nexium or aciphex (rabeprazole). Diet changes can be helpful. ...Read more

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What is the best medication for gas relief?

MEDS FOR GAS RELIEF: Simethicone which is sold under many different names is the best med for gas and is available over the counter. ...Read more

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What is the best thing to take for fast gas relief?

What is the best thing to take for fast gas relief?

MEDS FOR GAS RELIEF: Simethicone which is sold under many different names is the best med for gas and is available over the counter. ...Read more

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How high up can gas get trapped to cause pains in torso/chest area? Best fast relief?

Might not be Gas.: If you are having chest pressure or pain you should see a doctor immediately. Anginal symptoms can be misleading and are best evaluated by a medical professional in person. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of the gas after gastric sleeve surgery?

What is the best way to get rid of the gas after gastric sleeve surgery?

Simethicone: Try liquid anti-gas preparations with simethicone to break up the gas bubbles in to smaller ones. It may relieve your symptoms. If not, call your surgeon for a more detailed evaluation and advice. ...Read more

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Moderate amount of stool in colon and mild ileus. What is the best and fastest way to relieve all this backup of stool and gas? What should I avoid?

Depends on the cause: Ileus means that there is loss of the normal propulsive ability of the gastrointestinal tract - it can be mild or severe, depending on the cause. Many post-op ileus is caused by narcotics taken for pain control. This is often manifest as constipation. The treatment for this is walking, reducing narcotic intake, drinking enough water and on occasion, taking a laxative. ...Read more

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What is the best prescription drug for gas relief?

Mylanta II: There is really no "good" medication for gas, but simethicone has the best reputation. It is found in mylanta ii. ...Read more

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What are the best diet/food to control flatulence, IBS and passing gas?Could doing exercise assist me to to be relieved from that?

What are the best diet/food to control flatulence, IBS and passing gas?Could doing exercise assist me to to be relieved from that?

Intestinal gas: The more fiber there is in your diet, the more gas is produced as well as cramping and maybe pain. Although fiber is healthy for you, it takes getting used to the excess bulk. Adding more yogurt may help, like the ones with bifidus regularis and acidophilus. You can ask your gastroenterologist if an anti-yeast or antibiotic may help to control growth of certain pathogens in the gut. ...Read more

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Is alka seltser good to releive gas?

Well : "alka-seltzer anti-gas" is formulated for gas. Alka -seltzer is an effervescent antacid. ...Read more