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Does GERD cause gas/stomach pain? I have terrible acid reflux but That's only half the pain.Constantly have gas,and stomachs, Normal BM too. Ibs?

Does GERD cause gas/stomach pain? I have terrible acid reflux but That's only half the pain.Constantly have gas,and stomachs, Normal BM too. Ibs?

Gerd: GERD is mostly about heartburn and sour eructations; gas and abdominal pain are not classic symptoms. I would wonder if your symptoms are more due to lactose or gluten intolerance. People who belch alot often swallow air especially when they make themselves belch. It's better to take mylanta after meals to prevent gas build-up. When bloated, drinking hot water helps break down the gas better ...Read more

Dr. Gary Sandler
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Stomach Pain (Definition)

Most people will describe pain in any part of abdomen as stomach pain, it is what many patients say but in medical terms it is pain in the stomach which is located in middle of upper abdomen, so real stomach pain is the pain ...Read more


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I have stomach pain and gas trouble at nights and little bit lose motion also?

I have stomach pain and gas trouble at nights and little bit lose motion also?

Stress? Food journal: Has this ben going on for awhile or is it more recent?Is it every night? Could you keep a food/drink journal to track everything you're ingesting to see if any of those are triggers,especially if you tend to drink alcohol at night.Also,frequent stress can cause similar symptoms,so could consider counseling to help redirect stress to not affect your GI system.May also need CT, EGD, or colonoscopy. ...Read more

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Could I be wheat intolerance? Can eat reduced wheat rye bread but get stomach pain and gas when I eat white or whole wheat products?

Could I be wheat intolerance? Can eat reduced wheat rye bread but get stomach pain and gas when I eat white or whole wheat products?

Possibly yes.: The symptoms you describe sound like you could be sensitive to gluten, a protein that's found in wheat, rye, barley and oats. I can't explain why you can tolerate wheat rye but not white or whole wheat products. They all contain gluten. Your symptoms should be checked out by a doctor. Meanwhile eat only gluten free grains (corn and rice) and tell your doctor if that reduces your symptoms. ...Read more

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Can you get bad stomach pain and gas while passing a kidney stone? Is this common? I've had them b4 but don't remember the stomach pain.

Can you get bad stomach pain and gas while passing a kidney stone? Is this common? I've had them b4 but don't remember the stomach pain.

Abdominal pain: Possible, also related reasons. See your physician. May need GI work up. Read more at www.Browardgi.Com. ...Read more

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What causes sudden stomach pain and gas! sometimes I would have a bowel movement but other times I wouldn't.

What causes sudden stomach pain and gas! sometimes I would have a bowel movement but other times I wouldn't.

How long?: A viral illness and/or food poisoning are probably the most common causes of those symptoms but that usually moves thru your system in a few days. If this has been going on longer than that you should see an md for a work up. There are inflammatory colitises, food intolerances, parasitic diseases and other diseases that may cause the same symptoms but over a prolonged period. ...Read more

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I have left side stomach pain with gas?

I have left side stomach pain with gas?

Constipation: Gas left sided pain frequently constipation. Fiber laxative 24 hours. If no improvement seek medical attention. Especially if fever. ...Read more

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Severe stomach pain excess gas ?

More info: There are many causes of abdo pain. How soon after eating? What type? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Do certain foods affect the pain? Have you had any surgery ? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? Has anyone done any studies? See a md for exam and studies. If severe --> er. ...Read more

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Hey I have severe stomach pain, I suspect gas, how can I alleviate this or what should I do?

Gas-x: Try Gas-x or activated charcoal, both available over the counter. Avoid gas producing foods and check yourself for lactose intolerance- see if you are less gassy if you avoid dairy products. ...Read more

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Is 'Orofer XT' taken daily expected to cause severe gas & stomach pain for 57+ F ? Does once a week dosage also sometimes can cause the same ?

Common side effect: GI symptoms are common side effects of iron pills. You should aim for most benefit for least side effects. The best is to go back to the primary care physician so you try lower doses and follow up with blood work. You can try the liquid form or take fiber supplements. But again make sue to follow up with the primary care physician. ...Read more

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Does gas cause stomach pain or it just cause pain in intestine ?

Gas pain: It will cause pain no matter where it is if blows the are up enough. ...Read more

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Stomach pain from frequent constipation and gas build up. Causes and cures?

Stomach pain from frequent constipation and gas build up. Causes and cures?

Diet and/or meds: Chronic constipation can cause build up of gas as well constipation can be caused by not drinking enough fluids, not having enough fiber in your food, and sometime some over the counter or prescription medicines can also cause it have more fiber in your diet with whole grains, fresh fruits and vegetables and drink more fluids if that does not help short course of laxative with/without stool softner. ...Read more

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Stomach pain, smelly gas, and green stool. what causes this?

Stomach pain, smelly gas, and green stool. what causes this?

Diet: You may consult this site for info: http://www.mayoclinic.org/symptoms/green-stool/basics/definition/SYM-20050708 ...Read more

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Does clindamycin cause horrible gas and stomach pain ?

Does clindamycin cause horrible gas and stomach pain ?

Yes it can: Clindamycin, or virtually any other medication, can cause a variety of intestinal side effects. This is due to intestinal sensitivity to a substance that the intestines have not seen before. Talk with your prescribing doctor about other options. ...Read more

Dr. William Harris
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Stomach Discomfort (Definition)

Stomach discomfort or pain can be due to problems in digestion or irritation to the stomach. Some people use the term to describe discomfort ...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