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Bloating, stomach pain, gas that smells like sulfur, and bowel movements. what's causing this?

Bloating, stomach pain, gas that smells like sulfur, and bowel movements. what's causing this?

Many possibilities: A plethora of possibilities exist. You could be lactose intolerant,in which case avoidance of all lactose-containing foods should really help (primarily dairy products). If you have well water, it may need to be tested for contaminants, including parasites such as giardia (other household members may have similar symptoms), were this the case). I would try a reputable probiotic and see how you do ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

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Bloated stomach, gas in stomach, gastric juice reversed, no appetite, cannot release gas. Anything besides medicine that could help?

Bloated stomach, gas in stomach, gastric juice reversed, no appetite, cannot release gas. Anything besides medicine that could help?

U may have IBS: Irritable bowel syndrome is a very common diagnosis, more so in female, but happens more and more these days. If you have blood in stool and/or wt loss, please consult doc for eval for possible ulcerative colitis or crohn's disease etc.. Stress tends to worsen ibs symptoms. Pepcid/prilosec/zantac may help 'acidity." consult doc for eval and treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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Stomach keeps feeling hungry even after I've ate. Also really bad gas and gas pains. What could this be?

Stomach keeps feeling hungry even after I've ate. Also really bad gas and gas pains. What could this be?

Gastroenterologist: These symptoms may be due to various conditions like gastritis, lactose or gluten intolerance, but in order to determine whether these symptoms are indeed due to gaseous buildup, consultation with a gastroenterologist is advisable. In the meantime try to pinpoint what foods cause symptoms. Taking simethicone after meals helps prevent gas buildup and drinking hot(not too hot) water breaks gas down ...Read more

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Constantly passing gas and rumbling in stomach for 5 days. What could cause this?

Constantly passing gas and rumbling in stomach for 5 days. What could cause this?

Colitis: Do you have any diarrhea, nausea, vomiting or fevers with it? Anything to get your stomach "going" - bugs,IBS, can give you that feeling. Sometimes trying simple things like Gas-X can help. Maybe try and change your diet. ...Read more

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Could bananas be causing excess gas and rumbling noises in stomach ?

Could bananas be causing excess gas and rumbling noises in stomach ?

Raw foods: Such as bananas are harder to digest than cooked food. They also ferment as they digest so yes, it's possible. Bananas are high in carbs but folks often forget that. If you want to avoid carbs minimize eating them. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Nausea, gas, belching, diarrhea, stomach pain, and lots of stomach grumbling. What could all of this be caused from?

Nausea, gas, belching, diarrhea, stomach pain, and lots of stomach grumbling. What could all of this be caused from?

Many possibilities: This symptom complex can be the result of a wide variety of conditions. Go see a GI doctor and allow them to evaluate you. This may be very simple, but potentially quite severe. Let them work this up and make you feel better. ...Read more

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Stomach pain that eases when burping or passing gas?

Stomach pain that eases when burping or passing gas?

Abdominal pain: You state that you have stomach pain that eases when you burp or pass gas. This very well could be due to diet, problems digesting gluten or milk. Also could be related to a lack of fiber in diet or something called Irritable Bowel Syndrome. You can easily increase your natural fiber, and watch your diet closely and seek medical attention if this continues. ...Read more

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Can stress cause bloating, weird stomach sounds, and gas?

Can stress cause bloating, weird stomach sounds, and gas?

Absolutely, but...: 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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Bloated belly and stomach pains.. Could it be alcohol infection?

Bloated belly and stomach pains.. Could it be alcohol infection?

"Alcohol infection"?: There are lots of reasons for abdominal discomfort & bloating, & not all of them are due to the GI tract. Even "functional" syndromes may be present without underlying "disease." however psbo (paralyzed gut) due to metabolic & inflammatory conditions nearby (like an untreated infection of the urinary tract)must be considered & addressed. Check with your doctor for examination & treatment options. ...Read more

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What can I take for heavy gas symtoms, blouted stomach, upset stomach pain? I have gas, pain in upper part of stomach from blouting, upset stomach

What can I take for heavy gas symtoms, blouted stomach, upset stomach pain? I have gas, pain in upper part of stomach from blouting, upset stomach

You : You can try gas-x or beano for your gas and bloating. As far as upset stomach is concerned, try an acid blocker like pepcid, (famotidine) or Prilosec otc is good or even pepto. Also i recommend you schedule a visit with your primary care doctor to make sure you are not dealing with an ulcer, gastritis, etc. You will need a complete evaluation/work up. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Constant bad stomach pain and bowel movement.Bloated, belching noises, similar to when one is hungry but always happens. What could be wrong with me?

Constant bad stomach pain and bowel movement.Bloated, belching noises, similar to when one is hungry but always happens. What could be wrong with me?

Many possibilities: You need a full detailed evaluation by a GI doctor. Make a detailed list of symptoms, the times they occur and their relationships with anything else or with each other and take it with you to your appointment. You should also make a list of all places you have been and foods you have eaten. Good luck, . ...Read more

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I have adbominal pain, gas, burps, no appetite. After gas is released, the pain disappears. Taken clarythrominin, amoxilin, and omeprazol...?

Not sure: Have you had a gastric emptying study? If you have a slow to empty stomach, this can often have these symptoms. Patients with severe gerd often swallow a lot of air. This distension will feel better when released. Otherwise, it may be irritable bowel syndrome. See a GI doctor. ...Read more

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Stomach grumbling and feels hungry constantly. Also very bloated. Is this gas/constipation or ulcer?

Stomach grumbling and feels hungry constantly. Also very bloated. Is this gas/constipation or ulcer?

Hard to say: Ulcers usually hurt, but not always. Bloating is unusual. You can try an OTC acid blocker for a few days and if it doesn't get better, be seen. Make sure you're not drinking alcohol, coffee, acidic stuff like soda, and eat bland foods that do not make you feel worse. Good luck! ...Read more

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Solutions to a bad stomach ache which is causing stomach cramps?? Also feel nauseous

Solutions to a bad stomach ache which is causing stomach cramps??  Also feel nauseous

Ginger/Lemon/Honey: There are many causes of abdominal pain/cramps, some benign such as painful menses, heartburn or viral gastroenteritis and some more serious such as infections, cancers of the colon/rectum or inflammation of the colon (Colitis) such as Ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's Disease. See your Doctor/Proctologist for an exam and Colonoscopy/EGD. Check with your doctor about Ginger/Lemon/Honey tea! ...Read more

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