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Bloating And Smelly Gas
Possible: There are certainly some stool softeners that have high levels of certain chemicals that when in your GI tact can certainly cause the symptoms you describe. There are many other options for you - talk to your doctor about which ones would be right for you so that you don't get a nickname such as toot! ...Read more
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
Several things: These are non specific symptoms that could be as serious as liver problems and as simple as a reaction to what you eat or bacterial imbalance of your intestines. I recommend seeing a gastroenterologist. In the mean time try eating yogurt twice a week to start. Also avoid alcohol until you see a physician. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Am i experiencing ibs? Loud sounds in tummy after eating, gassy, cramps, constipation/softer stools, bloating with gas and also indigestion?
IBS: Is best treated by hi fiber and fluids, consistent meal times and quantities of food. Drink 80-100 ounces of caffeine free/alcohol free fluid daily, more if you exercis. Eating hi fiber with inadequate fluids will give all of your symptoms. It will take 2-4 weeks to see improvement. Good luck. ...Read more
See a GI doctor: Get yourself tested and examined. This is hopefully easy to treat but must be diagnosed first and you cannot do this over the internet. ...Read more
Don't overindulge: That would seem to be the solution to your dilemma. ...Read more
Gas, bloating, rumbling stomach, cramps sharp ache alternating constipation and diarrhea. heavy feeling in abdomen after eating little food. What?????
Does small intestine bacterial overgrowth cause stomach rumbling, above average flatulence, foul smelling flatulence, and bloating? I Have Crohn's.
Sure, but...: ...so could your Crohn's. Best get checked, since there are ways to distinguish & treat the two possibilities mentioned, most importantly if your symptoms represent an early Crohn's flare. ...Read more
Is frequent bloating, excessive gas and burping, increase flatus and stomach growling associated with colon cancer? Normal bm. 1s a day
They could but...: The symptoms you are describing are very common. They can be associated with colon cancer but there many more causes that are probably more common in the general population. Regardless of the probabilities, your symptoms warrant a visit to your doctor to help you figure out the cause. Best wishes, ariel. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im experiencing constant watery green diarrhea, frequent burping that taste like rotten eggs, abdominal bloating and gas, all after eating a burger.
GERD: You may have gastroesophogeal reflux disease (gerd), with an upset stomach as well. Certainly avoid trigger foods high in fat-like the burger and try increasing fluids and taking an over the counter acid blocking medications such as Prilosec with maalox. Eventually, this is a warning sign that you need a good GI evaluation to get properly diagnosed. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am experiencing stomach cramps, bloating or abdominal fullness and constipation. The following also describe me: Passing gas and Abdominal discomfor?
Many possibilities: In the U.S. I would wonder if you have autonomic dysfunction, if you like, a variant of irritable bowel syndrome. In Punjab there may likely be infectious agents associated with these symptoms. I wish I could be of more help but without examining you and possibly even doing some testing it is simply so hard to say. An exam, history, and perhaps simple testing is where to start. ...Read more
I have been having abdominal cramps, acid reflux symptoms, abdominal bloating and gas after eating along with soft stools.
On and off constipation, bloated, uncomfortable, bubbly, gassy stomach, constant feeling of fullness and discomfort?
Had dull pain that comes and goes in stomach for 2 weeks.Get bad flatulance, wind, bloating, smelly gas, indigestion.What could b the problem.Thanks?
MAYBE: It would be best to see your doctor. Need more info and you need to be examined. ...Read more
4th day feeling sick,3rd day diarrhea-2nd day watery light green.Bloating,smelly gas,burping,urgency for BM but nothing,dec. appetite,weak.What's this?
I've been having bloating/abdominal discomfort with smelly gas and diarrhea. Tests have all been negative. I also quickly get full when I eat. Advice?
IBS: This could be irritable bowel syndrome, lactose intolerance or gluten intolerance. A gastroenterologist is best qualified to evaluate,advise and treat you. For irritable bowel syndrome the fodmap free diet is effective and becoming popular. Google this diet to learn more if you are diagnosed with IBS. ...Read more
Experiencing bloating & abdominal fullness, passing smelly gas, swollen abdomen & burping the past week. Gained 2 lbs when bloating started. ?
Im having really bad smelly gas lately and bloating.. Could it be because of constipation? How can i fix it? Ive been eating fiber..
Stop fiber: As it can lead to the symptoms you are experiencing. ...Read more
I have recently been having stomach pain, gas (very smelly, which is unusual for me), bloating and weight gain. What could this be?
Microbiome Food Mind: As embodied Soul?Mind?Brain?Body creatures, many issues/variables are involved. We carry ~30,000 genes from parents, we also carry ~1 million genes in the bacteria we carry, especially in our intestines/colon, complex symbiotic relationships. Changes in emotional states (intestinal control) & food choices alter the microbiome within & these all change intestinal function with whatever symptoms. ...Read more
I've had indigestion symptoms for over an hour. Nausea, stomach pains, smelly gas and bloating. I can't stand it and it now comes in waves. Instant relief? It's 4 in the morning so I can buy any medicine. I'm also really tired and just wanna go back to be
Possible obstruction: go to the emergency roomGet a more detailed answer ›
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Needs evaluation.: It's difficult to tell whether your symptoms might be dietary in origin or they could be due to a serious problem such as intestinal obstruction. Depending upon the underlying cause of your symptoms, they could represent an emergency. You should go to an emergency medical facility immediately. ...Read more
Many causes: Gas and bloating has many causes1excessive swallowed air2 certain foods like carbonated beverages, spicy fried or fatty foods, broccoli, cabbage, onions, beans, apple or prune juice, fried food , sorbitol, manitol, found in many low carb/sugar free foods.Certain behaviors like talking while chewing, chewing gum, tight fitting garments, smoking/chewing tobacco .Medical causes lactose intolerance .Avoid milk. ...Read more
Recently started eating more and more fibre. ever since have had bad bloating and gas. how can I stop this?
Decrease /change: You should start with a small amount and gradually go up on the dose. Sometimes a change of brand will help. ...Read more
Diet: For now the only thing you can do from your side is watch your diet, there are many sites you can find in the net regarding foods more related to bloating and gas, but here is one http://www.Everydayhealth.Com/digestive-health/foods-that-cause-excessive-gas.Aspx there are some over the counter meds that can help you in the meantime such as gas x, but if it doesnt improve, go an see your doctor. ...Read more
You can't: Bloating from baked goods represents either gluten insensitivity (celiac dz) or more common gas production from carbohydrates, wheat and sugar. All humans are probably allergic to wheat gluten. Only a few to the degree that they would get a celiac diagnosis. We all should avoid wheat and carbohydrates and eat a high fat, low carb diet. Read "why we get fat and what to do about it, " taubes. ...Read more
Find cause first: First one has to identify the cause of the problem before treatment can be advised. ...Read more