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Can excess beer (8) cause damage/complications to open umbilical hernia surgery no mesh, one night after 2 1/2 weeks post op due to alcohol/bloating?

Can excess beer (8) cause damage/complications to open umbilical hernia surgery no mesh, one night after 2 1/2 weeks post op due to alcohol/bloating?

Yes: alcohol in any amount, but particularly in large amounts, impairs the body's ability to fight infection and heal properly. Binge drinking is associated with increased problems with car accidents, sexual assault, falls, as well as illnesses like pancreatitis, bleeding from the stomach and many other problems. Talk to your doctor about getting help and refrain from excessive use. ...Read more

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Yes can't have bm on methadone and alcohol in chronic pain and bloating. Been taking laxatives?

Yes can't have bm on methadone and alcohol in chronic pain and bloating. Been taking laxatives?

OIC?: OIC = opioid-induced constipation. Assuming ileus, obstruction, alcohol-related pancreatitis have been excluded, ask your doctor to discuss the pros & cons of continuing your present consumption of methadone and alcohol, as well as treatment options for the differential diagnosis as mentioned. ...Read more

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I'm often experiencing bloating and gas after eating. I also get extremely gassy when I have a beer (it doesn't happen if I drink hard alcohol though)?

I'm often experiencing bloating and gas after eating. I also get extremely gassy when I have a beer (it doesn't happen if I drink hard alcohol though)?

Consider: Well it is time to do a food diary. It may be gluten intolerance since beer my have grains like wheat and the protein gluten. Beer is also carbonated which can contribute to the problem. It does sound like you suffer from some tyoe of food allergy. You will have to do a diary and then find out through a system of elimination. Www. Drlugo. Com ...Read more

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I am 34 and have a hiatal hernia. I drink alcohol occasionally. I watch my diet and exercise gas and bloating have increased. Why? Soothing remedies?

I am 34 and have a hiatal hernia. I drink alcohol occasionally. I watch my diet and exercise gas and bloating have increased. Why? Soothing remedies?

See your doctor: Increased gas and bloating are symptoms of malabsorption, generally. This can be multifactorial, i.e. Related to diet, stomach, gallbladder or pancreatic disease, or a host of other issues. Sometimes over the counter products containing mylicon can be of some help, but I would recommend a thorough evaluation with your primary doctor and perhaps upper endoscopy (egd). ...Read more

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38, male. Hi there, I've been having burning pain and bloating mid abdomen for 3 weeks. Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) for 2 weeks, no h pylori. What next? No alcohol 2 wks

38, male. Hi there, I've been having burning pain and bloating mid abdomen for 3 weeks. Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) for 2 weeks, no h pylori. What next? No alcohol 2 wks

You need see gastro: Have you seen a gastroenterologist? You need to seeone and if you do discuss this with them. This may be another problem that dexilant (dexlansoprazole) is not used to treat. So you need an up to date diagnosis to carefully clarify your symptoms. ...Read more

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What could cause constant bloating?

What could cause constant bloating?

Numerous things: Many things can cause one to feel bloated. Bloating is normal process that in some can become uncomfortable. I would start a probiotic, simethicone with meals and treat constipation with MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) if you have to. Then go see a md. ...Read more

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What could cause a feeling of bloating?

What could cause a feeling of bloating?

Just about anything: Constipation, gas, tumor, ulcer, irritable bowel, lactose intolerance, gluten enteropathy, food allergy, pregnancy, stress, splenomegaly ascites, etc. Bloatingis very vague and needs more qualifiers to limit the possibilities. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of my constant bloating?

What could be the cause of my constant bloating?

Perhaps: It's your diet. First avoid beans, broccoli, and cauliflower, as well as diet sodas and sugarless gums and candies. You might also want to try to low FODMAP diet. Stanford has a good handout on the diet you can find by googling. ...Read more

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Entrometriosis cause bloating?

Entrometriosis cause bloating?

It's possible: Endometriosis is the presence of endometrial tissue outside of the uterus. This tissue can adhere to the bowel and cause a partial obstruction and bloating. ...Read more

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Can eating quinoa cause bloating?

Can eating quinoa cause bloating?

Possibly: Quinoa is definitely high in indigestible fiber, thus may increase fermentation products from GI bacteria, leading to more gas production, ie., bloating. Your colon will get used to it, and thus less bloating after a while, so best to increase fiber in small increments to lessen this side effect! ...Read more

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What causes bloating during ovulation?

Progesterone: During ovulation a small cyst ruptures and releases the egg. There is usually fluid and blood released too. This may cause bloating and pain. Progesterone levels rise and stay high for 2 weeks. This leads to some of the pms symptoms like bloating, fluid retention, constipation, and others. If the symptoms pass it is likely related to ovulation. If not you should see you provider. ...Read more

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Can taking 2 Excedrin every day cause bloating?

Yes: Taking Aspirin (250 mg in each excedrin extra strength) everyday can cause stomach irritation and lead to a feeling of bloating and indigestion. The tylenol (acetaminophen) probably would not cause bloating unless you got to the point if liver injury. I would avoid taking it as an everyday pain medication and speak to you physician regarding a long term alternative. ...Read more

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Is there anything that can cause major bloating when you are diabetic?

Is there anything that can cause major bloating when you are diabetic?

Gastroparesis: Chronic abdominal bloating, feeling full before a meal can be finished, etc. Can be symtpoms of a neuropathy of the gut which can occur in patients who've had longstanding (and likely not well-controlled) diabetes. The patient's treating physician needs to know about the symptoms for a proper medical evaluation and possible treatment. ...Read more