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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Gas In The Stomach

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What causes gas in the intestines?

What causes gas in the intestines?

Altered flora: A change in the normal bacterial population of the gut. The bacteria generate gas which distends the colon and causes flatulence. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more


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What is the cause of gas in stomach that seems trapped?

What is the cause of gas in stomach that seems trapped?

Gas: Sometimes this is next to the stomach in the splenic flexure of the large intestine but within the stomach it can be a manifestation of irritable bowel, air swallowing excessively, anormal bacterai in the stomach gastritis or ulcer, inlammatory disease, gallbladder disease. ...Read more

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What are the causes of hernia in the abdomen?

What are the causes of hernia in the abdomen?

Many: While the exact cause for a particular person may be unknown, there are many factors that are associated with hernia disease such as collagen disorders which can be genetically determined, previous surgery, infection, trauma, or congenital (born with it). Although relatively uncommon, coughing can cause a hernia in the groin. There also is likely more than one factor in the cause. ...Read more

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What is the cause of hicups in upset of digestion?

What is the cause of hicups in upset of digestion?

Aggregation : Of a nerve called the phrenic nerve. It is quite annoying, right! ...Read more

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Have bloating in the stomach, frequent bouts of severe nausea that causes soreness in the pit of the stomach and rare dizziness.. Any suggestions?

Have bloating in the stomach, frequent bouts of severe nausea that causes soreness in the pit of the stomach and rare dizziness.. Any suggestions?

Dizzy and bloating: you may have a virus causing your bloating and nausea but if you are having other symptoms such as fever or severe diarrhea you should see a doctor asap about it. I would also check a pregnancy test to make sure you are not pregnant especially if you missed a period or are late. Drink plenty of fluids and try to rest of course. If you are not improving in a few days see your doctor of course. ...Read more

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What are the causes of pain in the abdomen?

What are the causes of pain in the abdomen?

Many: Most people think their whole abdomen is their stomach, but the stomach is in the upper middle or upper left of the abdomen. If your lower abdomen hurts, that could be your skin, muscles, bladder, uterus, or intestines. If the upper part of your abdomen hurts, it could be acid reflux, pancreatitis, or other problems. See a doctor for an assessment. ...Read more

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What cause ulcers in the stomach of children?

What cause ulcers in the stomach of children?

Many things: Anti-inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen, infections like helicobacter pylori, crohn's disease. But far more things can upset the stomach without causing ulcers. It depends on the situation. ...Read more

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What are the causes of nausea and a sharp pain in stomach?

What are the causes of nausea and a sharp pain in stomach?

Organs in abdomen: Gall bladder, pancreas, stomach. If the pain is worse after fatty meals could be a gall bladder or duct problem. See your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What causes stones in the stomach?

What causes stones in the stomach?

If you eat them.: If you have stones in the stomach, you had to eat them. Stones do not form spontaneously in the stomach. ...Read more

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What causes pre-ulcers in the stomach?

What causes pre-ulcers in the stomach?

Acid Reflux: Not sure what "pre-ulcers" are, but if you are feeling discomfort in that area, contact your physician (pcp) for a diagnosis or referral to a specialist (gastroenterologist) for the proper diagnosis. Until that time, avoid acidic foods and drinks that are acidic, such as fruit juices, coffee, soda and others with caffeine, that produce stomach acid production. ...Read more

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Can dehydration cause bloating of the lower stomach?

Can dehydration cause bloating of the lower stomach?

It can but rarely: Unusual. You may be constipated or certain foods are not agreeing with you. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a pain in the lower left side of your stomach?

What are the causes of a pain in the lower left side of your stomach?

Anything: Most people think their whole abdomen is their stomach, but the stomach is in the upper middle or upper left of the abdomen. If your lower abdomen hurts, that could be your skin, muscles, bladder, uterus, or intestines. If the upper part of your abdomen hurts, it could be acid reflux, pancreatitis, or other problems. See a doctor for an assessment. ...Read more

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What are the causes of sharp pains in the lower abdomen of a female?

What are the causes of sharp pains in the lower abdomen of a female?

Severe ABD pain = ER: Lower abdominal pain in women might have causes such as appendicitis, bladder infection or inflammation, inguinal hernia, diverticulitis, ulcerative colitis, crohn’s disease, kidney stone or infection, cancer, pelvic inflammatory disease, ectopic pregnancy, endometriosis, ovarian cyst, aortic aneurysm, injury and intestinal obstruction of the GI tract just to mention a few. ...Read more

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What causes a lot of gas and gurgling in the stomach after bowel movement?

What causes a lot of gas and gurgling in the stomach after bowel movement?

Irritable bowel synd: Crying bowels . Stress can cause your bowels to contract and spasms. Take a fiber con with a glass of water daily to help ease the problem ...Read more

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What are the causes of pain in the lower left stomach after ovulation?

What are the causes of pain in the lower left stomach after ovulation?

Ovulation does: When a woman ovulates the follicle (cyst) that contains the egg breaks open and releases the egg. That cyst also has fluid in it and can therefore irritate the pelvic region (right or left, and sometimes both sides). That pain is exacerbated if the cyst "rupture" causes some mild bleeding. All normal. ...Read more

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What's the role of the stomach in digestion process?

What's the role of the stomach in digestion process?

Big part: Digestion starts with good chewing & allowing saliva to do its part.Once food is in the stomach, stomach acid continues to work to break the food down into smaller packages to help remove the nutrients.Other parts of digestion happen after food has left the stomach and is exposed to other digestive juices from pancreas and gallbladder.Many hormones and chemicals interact.Good digestion needs all. ...Read more

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Can this lack of bile in the intestines cause abdominal discomfort, headaches an nausea?

Can this lack of bile in the intestines  cause abdominal discomfort, headaches an nausea?

There is seldom: a "lack " of bile in the intestine unless you have a complete block of your hepato(liver)/biliary (gallbladder) system! If it were "blocked" some diarrhea and abdominal discomfort would occur....

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Dr Z ...Read more

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What are the causes of pain in the breast?

What are the causes of pain in the breast?

Fibrocystic changes: You could have fibrocystic changes. This is the most common cause of breast pain. It can be aggravated by caffeine, stress, menstrual cycle and hormonal supplements. If you are over 40, then you should have a mammogram and ultrasound. Please get evaluated by a breast specialist. ...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