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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

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I'm in the middle of my cycle and experiencing cramps and bloating associated with gas what could this be ?

GI issues.: If you are in the middle of your cycle and having no bleeding this may well be GI in nature. It may be some form of GI infection that is manifest with gas and cramps. If this persists you need to see your doc for exam. Does not sound serious. You have not missed a period have you? Is so consider a gyn origin. ...Read more

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I get painful gas, cramps and bloating after every meal that last the whole day. Often so bad i can't eat anything. What is the cause of this?

I get painful gas, cramps and bloating after every meal that last the whole day. Often so bad i can't eat anything. What is the cause of this?

Fatty foods?: If you can blame the symptoms on foods or meals high in fat, oils, or cooked in oil; the think about gallbladder disease. May need a gallbladder ultrasound to test for stones. ...Read more

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Having mild cramps, bloating and gas between periods could that be just ovulation?

Cramps maybe: Some cramps with ovulation are common but not gas or bloating. Those are signs of progesterone, characteristic of CD-20 or later. The bloating is increase bowel gas and may be interpreted by the patient as "gas." Progesterone worsens insulin resistance and in the luteal phase, carbohydrate intake is greater, creating more bowel gas. When 27feet of bowel increases diameter bloating occurs. ...Read more

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I ovulated on Wednesday the 21st. I had sex Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. I have had bad cramps, gas and bloating since then?

I ovulated on Wednesday the 21st. I had sex Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. I have had bad cramps, gas and bloating since then?

Non-specific: Those symptoms are non-specific. A pregnancy would be unlikely to give you symptoms like that this soon and are most likely unrelated to intercourse. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Hi. I had sex on cycle days 8 and 9 after having a 5day flow(28 day cycle) Now on day 14 but have had cramps, bloating and gas since day9- white cm?

Hi. I had sex on cycle days 8 and 9 after having a 5day flow(28 day cycle) Now on day 14 but have had cramps, bloating and gas since day9- white cm?

Cramps/bloating.d/c: May have vaginitis would discuss mycoplasma/ureoplasma/ BV /yeast overgrowth infection and/ or UTI with doctor. May be too early to get a positive urine or blood HCG, but if no period would check that in 2 weeks, if negative check sonogram. Consider constipation/food intolerances /IBS with vaginal discharge. Drink 2-3 liters/day, fiber likes oats, barley brown rice daily. f/u w/doc/urgent care ...Read more

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Coffee gives me cramps, gas, bloating and a has a laxative effect. Could i be allergic or just intolerant?

Not allergic: Coffee, even decaff, contains organic acids that can be irritating to the gut. Some people ate more sensitive than others. Can also aggravate inflammation of esophagus (esophagitis), stomach (gastritis). May aggravate other GI issues. See md if ongoing, severe, bleed, fever, weight loss, nighttime symptoms, etc. ...Read more

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Hi, for the past month I've been haveing excessive gurgling and gas in my stomach. Bloating some cramps.It also came on wit a cold. What could this be?

Gut flora: The most likely cause of your gas and bloating is imbalanced intestinal bacteria, which would be more common after the use of antibiotics or antifungals. Try a probiotic like culturelle for 2-4 weeks to re-establish the proper balance. Otherwise, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Bad bloating cramp and belching. My doc took and x-ray on my abnormal area. She said I had a lot of gas pockets. Is there treatment opinions? Causes?

Well : Generally excess gas can because by swallowing air or food intolerance like milk or lactose intolerance or intolerance to beings are onions or irritable bowel syndrome. Recommend face-to-face console with primary care doctor or gastroenterologist for specific diagnosis and treatment ...Read more