Top
20
Doctor insights on: Causes Of Chronic Flatulence

Share
1

1
What are the causes of chronic constipation?

What are the causes of chronic constipation?

In most : Cases is it is not enough fiber, not enough fluids and excess caffeine and alcohol. Also some medications contribute to constipation and thus your fluid intake needs modification to offset the constipating effects of the meds. There also may be some pathology in your bowel that has yet to be properly evaluated. See a GI doctor or colorectal surgeon if the above measures dont help after 2 weeks. ...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


2

2
What usually causes chronic gastritis?

What usually causes chronic gastritis?

Anything that is hur: Any strong irritant can cause gastritis. If it is continued for long time, the gastritis becomes chronic. Common causes are frequent alcohol use, chronic pain medication with drugs like Aspirin or motrin. Then there is a common infection with a bacteria called h. Pylori which requires using a several weeks long course of antibiotics, best done under the guidance of a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

3

3
What are some causes of chronic diarrhea?

What are some causes of chronic diarrhea?

Laundry list: Here is a laundry list for causes of chronic diarrhea: crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, irritable bowel syndrome, celiac disease, lactose intolerance, fructose intolerance, parasitic infestation, bacterial infection, postcholecystectomy syndrome, laxative abuse, food allergies, gastrointestinal hormone secreting tumor, hyperthyroidism, constipation, etc. Best advice is to seek medical consult. ...Read more

4

4
What is the causes of mild chronic gastrits?

What is the causes of mild chronic gastrits?

Stomach upset: The suffix "itis" means "inflammation". The prefix "gastro" means "stomach." the term "gastritis" thus means an "inflammed stomach." the term is often used imprecisely to mean stomach upset, which can derive from both acid & non-acid causes, slow emptying of the stomach, H.pylori infection, atrophic & hypersecretory problems. Try acid blockers & diet modification, recommended by your doctor. ...Read more

5

5
What are the causes of chronic nausea?

What are the causes of chronic nausea?

Numerous: There are many causes of chronic nausea from medications to gastrointestinal problems, metabolic derangements, and even pregnancy. Chronic nausea is a condition that needs to be evaluated by a physician to determine the cause and find an effective therapy. ...Read more

7

7
What are a few causes of chronic intestinal pseudoobstruction?

What are a few causes of chronic intestinal pseudoobstruction?

Genetic and various: The exact cause is unknown but runs in families it is known as primary. If it occurs in older people with underlying chronic diseases it secondary. Parkinson's disease may cause the problem, also diabetes, multiple sclerosis and some collagen disease. It may present like irritable bowel syndrome and abdominal xrays show. There is no cure and medications may help. Surgery is a last resort. ...Read more

8

8
What is the cause of chronic fatigue syndrome?

What is the cause of chronic fatigue syndrome?

Multifactorial: Chronic fatigue syndrome is a multifactorial consequence of hormonal, immune system and nervous system dysfunction resulting from genetic predispositions and dietary and environmental insults. These factors impair the patient's ability to produce energy and they end up chronically fatigued. Poor diet, suboptimal sleep, food and other allergies contribute. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
9

9
What causes episodes of pancreatitis?

What causes episodes of pancreatitis?

Several things: Alcoholism and gall stones are the most commonly known causes of pancreatitis. High triglycerides can cause it as well, though most causes are referred to as idiopathic. That is, of unknown origin. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
Can celiac disease cause chronic severe constipation instead of diarrhea?

Can celiac disease cause chronic severe constipation instead of diarrhea?

Unlikely: Celiac disease is secondary to damage to the lining of small intestine. Classic symptoms are diarrhea and weight loss. A small percent of patient may have constipation but not severe. Common causes of severe constipation are meds induced, diet related, not drinking enough fluids, and metabolic changes. Colonic inertia is another cause which requires a detailed workup. Hope this helps. ...Read more

11

11
What causes particles of food in stool with chronic constipation?

What causes particles of food in stool with chronic constipation?

Inadequate chewing?: Many foodstuffs, especially vegetable matter may appear to be relatively undigested and recognizable in stool -- corn is a common sighting. Adequate mastication (chewing) helps start the digestive process, breaking food into smaller more digestible pieces, allowing enzymes to break down and begin absorption of nutrients. The husk is hard to digest, and thus often visible. ...Read more

12

12
What are common causes of excess gas?

What are common causes of excess gas?

Sources of gas...: Air in the digestive tract may come from a variety of sources--maldigestion due to enzyme deficiency (ex. Lactose intolerance) or food intolerance (ex. Gluten sensitivity), fermentation by gut bacteria (as with bacterial overgrowth syndrome or changed flora after antibiotics), altered GI tract motility, excessive air swallowing, as well as inflammatory and infectious causes. Easy to test 4 these. ...Read more

13

13
Causes of chronic pyelonephritis and treatment?

Causes of chronic pyelonephritis and treatment?

See remark: Very broad question ? Pyelonephritis is basically infection of the kidney ,due to many causes such as presence of stone,infection in the blood stream,infection of bladder due to abnormality of the ureters allowing germs to travel from bladder to the kidneys (this is most common) It is a SERIOUS matter. You should see a specialist,since long standing infection leads to serious complication . ...Read more

14

14
What are the causes of chronic nausea without vomiting?

What are the causes of chronic nausea without vomiting?

Check it out.: Please see this extensive list of possible causes of nausea by mayo clinic: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/nausea/my00572/dsection=causes. ...Read more

15

15
What are the causes of chronic cough?

What are the causes of chronic cough?

Bronchial irritation: Bronchial tube irritation, sinus/nasal irritation, gastroesophageal reflux all tend to cause chronic cough. In the lung smoking, asthma, pneumonia (especially pertussis, mycoplasma), foreign bodies can cause chronic cough. Treat acid reflux disease, sinus infection sinusitis. Some medications such as ace inhibitors. Stepwise treatment of asthma with sinus, gi, treatment avoid aspirin/dust. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
16

16
What could cause of excessive flatulence?

What could cause of excessive flatulence?

Swallowed air/ diet: The digestive system is an elaborate tube from the mouth to the anus. All people swallow air when they eat & some take in more than others. You either belch it up or create flatus. If you eat foods that your body doesn't digest completely, the germs in your gut will & they create flatus in the process. Keep a food diary & keep track of what makes you gassy & avoid them. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
18

18
What causes chronic diarrhea in the us?

What causes chronic diarrhea in the us?

Same as anywhere: First define the problem (soft or frequent stool?), circumstances under which diarrhea develops (malabsorption, pancreatic maldigestion, food intolerances, stressful times, exposure to ill individuals/infections, food poisoning, ischemic gut, inflammatory colitis, etc.), severity (stool volume, dehydration, blood, night-time awakening, weight loss), & duration. The "cure" depends on the above. ...Read more

19

19
What could cause lack of bowel urges?

What could cause lack of bowel urges?

Many : It is important to know if these are changes or something that has happened to you suddenly slowly or has been like this all along so all the way from this is just you to some this seriuos .When there is stool , feces, etc inthe colon and the simple reflex is the stretch reflex that will have the urge then there is gastro colic refle which is food in the stomach can trigger, the hormonal neurologica. ...Read more

20

20
What kinds of things can cause unexplained chronic nausea?

What kinds of things can cause unexplained chronic nausea?

Lots. See your doc: Are you pregnant? Gut causes can include inflammation, ulcers of stomach, duodenum; parasites, tumors, pancreattic issues, enlarged lymph nodeis or spleen (varhious causes), colon, gallbladder or liver conditions, diabete, thyroid disease, elevated blood calcium or glucose, other hormonal, adrenal, gyn disease, sinus, inner ear, brain issues, meds, excess coffee, suppl, drugs, iron def etc. See m. ...Read more

Dr. Lawrence Szarka
947 doctors shared insights

Flatulence (Definition)

Flatulence = passing gas ...Read more