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Can u plz suggest me a gud med for G.I prob (acidity, reflux, bloating). Is Rabeloc 20 effective or Facid 40? Thank you.
PPI therapy: All PPI therapy can help with GERD; however, get checked for H. pylori infection. ...Read more
I have bloating and digestive discomfort. What are facts re: g.I. Cleanse products? Safe? If so which one is recommended and how often can it be done?
C GI specialist: B4 u self treat. Get a firm diagnosis and follow the recommendations of the examining specialist. There can b many causes and some self rx may b dangerous. ...Read more
Maybe IBS, but...: The GI tract has a very limited # of symptoms to signal its distress--nausea/vomiting, diarrhea/constipation, bloating, pain, fullness, bleeding, etc. As you know, many of these characterize ibs, but are also seen with inflammatory, infectious, ischemic, malabsorptive, and functional disorders. Directed lab work, imaging, biopsies, stool studies are appropriate in excluding non-ibs pathology. ...Read more
See below: The following measures may be helpful: •don’t chew gum. Chewing gum can cause you to swallow extra air, which in turn can lead to bloating. •limit your intake of carbonated drinks. •avoid “gassy” foods, such vegetables in the cabbage family, dried beans, and lentils. •eat slowly. •avoid drinking through a straw. •lose weight if you are overweight. •use lactose-free dairy products. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer