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What could cause me to have gas, bloating, stomach aches, and constipation?

What could cause me to have gas, bloating, stomach aches, and constipation?

Possibly: Excess fiber and not enough fluids. Remember, anything with caffeine or alcohol dehydrates and therefore creates an imbalance of fiber and fluids. Drink 80-100 ounces caffeine free/alcohol free fluid daily and eat a high fiber diet. If you are eating properly you do not need fiber supplements as this may cause an excess fiber and can lead to gas pains, cramping and constipation. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
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Abdominal Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the ...Read more


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Can a person ve IBS without Ever having constipation, or bloating?i had lower abdomen pain,dihorrea[once p/day loose, bad smelling stools for 6 weeks]

Can a person ve IBS without Ever having constipation, or bloating?i had lower abdomen pain,dihorrea[once p/day loose, bad smelling stools for 6 weeks]

Diarrhea type IBS: There is also described a diarrhea type IBS, but the rather sudden onset in your case suggests a different cause for your symptoms. Would definitely recommend that you seek medical attention for your symptoms. ...Read more

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I fear I have liver damage upper abdominal pain, sore mucles, constipation, diareah bloating have been drinking every night for over a month help !

I fear I have liver damage upper abdominal pain, sore mucles, constipation, diareah bloating have been drinking every night for over a month help !

Bingeing: With all the drinking you' ve been doing you certainly are on the way to damaging your liver, if you haven't already. Talk to your doctor about talking to someone about your problems. You may even need to join aa. ...Read more

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I have had stomach aches , abdominal bloating and farthing as long as i can remember . What's the problem with me?

I have had stomach aches , abdominal bloating  and farthing as  long as i can remember . What's  the problem  with me?

Your symptoms may: Suggest hyperacidity, gastritis/ stomach irritation, gallbladder/pancreatic problems etc & drinking alcohol can definitely contribute to it. Consider cutting down on the booze.Otc ppi/omeprazole and antacids/maalox, peptobismol may help. Seek medical help for reassurance. Take care! ...Read more

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I occasionally get really bad upper abdominal pain and bloating. Sometimes so bad I have to go to the ER. They test for certain things and come back a?

Upper abdominal pain: Pain referred to the upper abdomen may come from multiple sites. Acute MI, pericarditis, pneumonia,, pulmonary embolus, gastro – duodenal disease, gallbladder, pancreas, aorta, internal or abdominal wall hernia, intermittent volvulus, etc. you require a good physical examination, and a contrast follow-up G.I. study, preferable one as control, and during an acute event to rule out some of the abov ...Read more

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I am experiencing bloating or abdominal fullness after a meal, upper abdominal pain, abdominal discomfort on right side and into back.

I am experiencing  bloating or abdominal fullness after a meal, upper abdominal pain, abdominal discomfort on right side and into back.

Bloating: Please see your doctor to rule out medical conditions or identify them. Consider a multi-strain probiotic and food sensitivity testing. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I am experiencing upper abdominal pain, bloating or abdominal fullness, abdominal discomfort, fatigue and abdominal pain (all over) (severity: mil...

I am experiencing  upper abdominal pain, bloating or abdominal fullness, abdominal discomfort, fatigue and abdominal pain (all over) (severity: mil...

Doctor can evaluate: Many things are in the upper abdomen: stomach, pancreas, liver, small intestine, gall bladder, large intestine, abdominal muscles, etc... An exam by a primary care doctor can help figure things out. Pain in the right upper abdomen, especially with symptoms that occur after eating, can be due to gallstones or other gall bladder disease. A doctor can evaluate for gall bladder or other problems. ...Read more

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Gallbladder removed, history of C-Diff + Chronic Cholcystitis, bile ducts Symptoms continue, Upper Abdominal pain, bloating. what could it be?

Gallbladder removed, history of C-Diff + Chronic Cholcystitis, bile ducts  Symptoms continue, Upper Abdominal pain, bloating. what could it be?

Too complex: That situation is too complex to analyzing analyze in 400 characters. If you'd like, set up a consult on Healthtap concierge, and I will be happy to work through things for you, to see if I can help. Good luck. ...Read more

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It's been at least 5 yrs. since I've had my gallbladder taken out and I am constantly bloating no matter what I eat and upper abdominal pain. I've had an endoscopy done a few years ago and found nothing. I've been told it could be ibs, gluten, or lactose

It's been at least 5 yrs. since I've had my gallbladder taken out and I am constantly bloating no matter what I eat and upper abdominal pain. I've had an endoscopy done a few years ago and found nothing. I've been told it could be ibs, gluten, or lactose

IBS: Most likely it is IBS . In one hand your digestive system telling you there is food I do not like and that why I am acting this way . You jerk ignoring the message and keep going from doctor to doctor for medicine to force your body to accept what you like. Listen to your body and avoid eating the food that it does not like even if you like it. Listen to your body ...Read more

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I see a specialist in 2 weeks. Bloating after eating very little, nausea, upper abdominal pain. Happening for 4 weeks. Please say may not be cancer?

I see a specialist in 2 weeks. Bloating after eating very little, nausea, upper abdominal pain. Happening for 4 weeks. Please say  may not be cancer?

Bloating after eat: At your age it would be most likely a stomach issue such as gastritis or an ulcer before it would be ca. But you really need to get it checked since all of those issues are serious. The other possibility is a development of an intolerance to wheat products. If all checks out ok you should try a gluten free diet. Keep us posted! ...Read more

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Night sweats, upper abdominal pain, bloating, nausea, near fainting with cold sweats, extreme wind, pain in upper back, tiredness.Female 41?

Night sweats, upper abdominal pain, bloating, nausea, near fainting with cold sweats, extreme wind, pain in upper back, tiredness.Female 41?

Get evaluated: Proceed to emergency room or your primary if you can get in same day. The sweats and near fainting demand attention. You will likely need intravenous fluids, imaging and some type of intervention. Don't wait. ...Read more

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After i eat i get upper abdominal pain, bloating, bubbles in stomach, lots of air, nauseas, sometimes spew. Losing weight fast. Bloods say allergies.

After i eat i get upper abdominal pain, bloating, bubbles in stomach, lots of air, nauseas, sometimes spew. Losing weight fast. Bloods say allergies.

Celiac ,gallbladder: You are female thirty years old and note difficulty after eating. Sometime you vomit (spew). You may need to be checked for celiac. There is a panel of blood tests. Also you may need to be concerned about your gallbladder. Start with a check up to your doctor. Record what make your better or worse and your doctor will help. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing alteration of bowel habits, a lot of bloating and flatulence, along with (upper) abdominal pain for 3-4 months. Is this IBS?

Can be. Consult UR: doctor for definitive diagnosis that depends on a complete history, physical exam and syptomatology. We can't diagnose on this forum, since we are not given the full patient information. However, your PCP can help you best! ...Read more

Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Constipation (Definition)

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Constipation (Child) (Definition)

The difficulty passing stool or infrequent stools. ...Read more