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Can gastritis cause difficulty in weight loss? Been eating low carb, counting calories, lots of exercise, no weight loss! lots of gas, bloating, cramps

Can gastritis cause difficulty in weight loss? Been eating low carb, counting calories, lots of exercise, no weight loss! lots of gas, bloating, cramps

Yes.: Gastritis can cause improper digestion with gas, bloating, and cramps. This indicates a problem with stomach acid, small intestine enzymes, gut bacteria or combination thereof. Carbohydrates may stay too long in stomach and/or proteins/fats may pass through too quickly resulting in fermentation or putrefaction. Use enzymes, betaine and acidophilus from professional sources for best results. ...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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Can yeast infection stop menstruation ? I haven't menstruated in 5 months. I ovulate constantly (gas, bloating, cramps, cervical mucus- stretchy).

Can yeast infection stop menstruation ? I haven't menstruated in 5 months. I ovulate constantly (gas, bloating, cramps, cervical mucus- stretchy).

Amenorrhea: If you began to menstruate and then stopped this is known as secondary amenorrhea and you should definitely be seen and thoroughly evaluated by a gynecologist. Something sounds seriously wrong and cannot be successfully diagnosed long-distance over the internet. This is not due to yeast infection, and the other symptoms you describe may or may not be part of this. See a doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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I get nausea, bloating, gas, abdominal cramps and fowl smelling burps after i eat any pork products for years now. What can cause this?

I get nausea, bloating, gas, abdominal cramps and fowl smelling burps after i eat any pork products for years now. What can cause this?

Nausea/abd pain: With your current symptoms, two most likely causes are gallbladder dysfunction or gastroparesis ('lazy stomach', your stomach is not emptying food into the small intestine properly). Should discuss your current symptoms with your physician for further diagnostic tests, which can be quite simple. ...Read more

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What causes frequent bloating and gas and cramps throughout the day .diarrhea occasionally and constipation . And how do I treat it?

What causes frequent bloating and gas and cramps  throughout the day .diarrhea occasionally  and constipation . And how do I treat it?

Several things.: Those symptoms do require a bit of an investigation into cause. Could be related to gallbladder, pancreas or biliary tree. Could be small intestinal or large intestinal. Could be irritable bowel syndrome. Could even be related to the thyroid or other endocrine issues. Hard to tell without an investigation. ...Read more

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My 11 year old daughter has constant gas, bloating, stomach cramps and diarrhea...Could this be an intolerance to dairy?

My 11 year old daughter has constant gas, bloating, stomach cramps and diarrhea...Could this be an intolerance to dairy?

Could be: She could be lactose intolerant. Try keeping an eye on her and see how long it takes to react and if she even reacts. ...Read more

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Are there any non-medicinal cures for intestinal gas/cramps/bloating? I'm male, so not period-related.

Are there any non-medicinal cures for intestinal gas/cramps/bloating?  I'm male, so not period-related.

Bloating, gas: It could be that you are intolerant to certain foods. The first thing to do is to see if you get the symptoms when you eat specific things, and if so, try avoiding them. If you are lactose intolerant, avoid milk products. Also, certain sugars called FODMAPS can cause symptoms. Google FODMAP diet & look for Stanford Health Care. It's a good diet plan to try ...Read more

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2weeks prior dehydration in hospital.now nausea,fatigue, pain in back under right rib cage, stomach cramps, bloating, gas, floating stools. AnyAnswer?

2weeks prior dehydration in hospital.now nausea,fatigue, pain in back under right rib cage, stomach cramps, bloating, gas, floating stools. AnyAnswer?

Be seen again: You may have to be seen again to determine cause. Unfortunately, sometimes people can even pick up new things in the hospital while they are being treated such as pseudomembranous colitis which can produce symptoms similar to what you are describing. I would encourage you to be seen. ...Read more

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I have diverticulitis.. How do I know if i'm having a flare up? Had cramps bloating gas for 3 weeks but no diarrhea until today?

I have diverticulitis.. How do I know if i'm having a flare up? Had cramps bloating gas for 3 weeks but no diarrhea until today?

Symptoms: Symptoms of a diverticulitis flare include, abdominal pain (usually left lower side, but may be all over), possibly nausea, vomiting, rectal bleeding, fevers, change in bowels, bloating... If you think you are having a diverticulitis flare, please see your doctor to see if you need antibiotics. If untreated it could get a lot worse. ...Read more

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Having constant abdominal cramps, bloating, gas, and alternating bouts of constipation and diarrhea. Often brought on by stress, anxiety, and diet.

Having constant abdominal cramps, bloating, gas, and alternating bouts of constipation and diarrhea. Often brought on by stress, anxiety, and diet.

I suggest seeing a: Gastroenterologist or your physician. Improving healthfulness of your diet if very important. If you can find a quiet place - do so. Breath in slowly & deeply through your nostrils. Fill your lungs with air (but not to the point of discomfort). In the meantime try this: hold for a count of five then slowly begin to exhale through an open mouth. Repeat at least 12 times, longer if you need to. ...Read more