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Can air for a long time in the digestive tract and stomach cause serious pain?

Can air for a long time in the digestive tract and stomach cause serious pain?

Yes: Air build up in the colon or stomach (often due to fermented foods) may expand the walls and cause pain. ...Read more

Dr. Ali Yazdy
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Sonetimes i have pain in lower left abdomen and this pain seems to be related to deep anus or digestive tract or intestines etc?

Sonetimes i have pain in lower left abdomen and this pain seems to be related to deep anus or digestive tract or intestines etc?

Can't answer this: Asif, you really need to see a physician and get an exam to have this properly diagnosed. Only if it resolves with gas passage, then you might just have constipation. Eat bran, drink lots of water. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can digestive tract odor gives you bad breath I brush and floss everyday and still bad breath can it be from stomach area release in gases ?

Can digestive tract odor gives you bad breath I brush and floss everyday and still bad breath can it be from stomach area release in gases ?

Bad breath: There are many reasons for halitosis, including reflux or odor coming from stomach. The source may also be sinuses and tongue. Are there any other symptoms that may suggest reflux such as heartburn, sore throat or belching? Chronic Halitosis may also be suggestive of an infection. Coincidentally, one of the more effective antibiotics to treat such infection is Flagyl which you are on. ...Read more

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Jogging and having lower digestive tract pain throughout the whole time, what are possible causes?

Jogging and having lower digestive tract pain throughout the whole time, what are possible causes?

A major UGI problem-: -which should be addressed by an UGI specialist. 1 other thing could be running 2 soon after a meal. Half way thru your run take a swig of liquid antacid & if you feel better, get in 2 see the specialist. ...Read more

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Having surgery to remove severe digestive tract narrowing caused by severe sigmoid diverticulosis what will they do & is there after effects?

Having surgery to remove severe digestive tract narrowing caused by severe sigmoid diverticulosis what will they do & is there after effects?

Significant: Resect - remove the damaged obstructed segment and hook the bowel back together. Hopefully no problems, but ask risks, benefits and complications of the surgeon and team. ...Read more

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Does digestive tract odor cause bad breath?

Does digestive tract odor cause bad breath?

No: these are two separate processes. Bad breath or halitosis is caused by mouth bacteria which dont have anything to do with the lower GI tract which is essentially separated from the "lower" GI tract by the acid within the stomach. For bad breath I recommend brushing your tongue daily and seeing your dentist. ...Read more

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Can protein deficiency cause problems with the digestive tract?

Can protein deficiency cause problems with the digestive tract?

Absolutely!: The digestive tract has perhaps the highest turnover of cells in the body. One macronutrient no one should be deficient in is protein. At least 50g per day, or 1g per every 2.2 lb of body weight! ...Read more

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How long does medicine have to stay in a persons digestive tract to be effective.?

How long does medicine have to stay in a persons digestive tract to be effective.?

As long as it is....: Once absorbed if it is a sytemic drug, that occurs quickly. However, if you have an eneteritis with diarrhea, you may not absorb much. ...Read more

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What causes ulcers in the mouth and all the way through the digestive tract and on the vaginal area?

What causes ulcers in the mouth and all the way through the digestive tract and on the vaginal area?

Sjogren's is rare...: Usually small ulcers, or aphthous ulcers, are benign symptoms and are similar to canker sores. They can be caused by viruses, eating too many acidic or sugar-rich foods and candies. If the sores are also in vagina or in GI tract, you should be evaluated by a doctor. Any persistent sore in your mouth should be evaluated by dentist or physician! ...Read more