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Constipation And Gas Liver
Possible.: Worth a try. Other thoughts would be to use simethicone for the bloating then a stool softener for the constipation. Sounds like you might have irritable bowel syndrome which is too complicated to treat here but generally responds to a progressive program of fiber / diet mods / bowel agents. ...Read more
This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more
Possible: There are certainly some stool softeners that have high levels of certain chemicals that when in your GI tact can certainly cause the symptoms you describe. There are many other options for you - talk to your doctor about which ones would be right for you so that you don't get a nickname such as toot! ...Read more
Several things.: If the blood is bright red and just a bit on the toilet paper or in the bowl when having a bm, it is due to a hemorrhoid or anal fissure (small tear). These occur with chronic constipation, contributors to constipation are niot enough water or fiber in the diet, or prolonged sitting. If the blood is dark, or heavy, go see a doctor. Otherwise work on improving your diet, fluids and exercise. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can antispasmodics help excessive gas and bloating and occasional abdominal pain? (All GI tests negative)
Yes..: Yes, they can help with those symptoms, however make sure you always consult with your doctor when taking new medication. If not better or worse follow up as needed. ...Read more
Severe abdominal muscle tension. Mucus in stool, abdominal cramping (including after meals), diarrhea, constipation, gas and bloating. 1-2 months?
IBS: Irritable bowel syndrome with passage of mucus and alternating constipation and diarrhea may be the problem. Other possibilities include lactose or gluten intolerance. Drinking hot(not too hot)water helps break down gas and bloating. If this a chronic problem, a gastroenterologist is best qualified to evaluate and treat you as well as advise you about dietary habits. Take simethicone after meals ...Read more
Not realy: Liver cysts for the most part are asymptomatic. Some people have pain.Long large bowel is usually consequence or has predilection for constipation. Liver cysts are usually benign lesions without relationship to issues of large bowel..Exact cause of simple liver cysts not known. ...Read more
Is frequent bloating, excessive gas and burping, increase flatus and stomach growling associated with colon cancer? Normal bm. 1s a day
They could but...: The symptoms you are describing are very common. They can be associated with colon cancer but there many more causes that are probably more common in the general population. Regardless of the probabilities, your symptoms warrant a visit to your doctor to help you figure out the cause. Best wishes, ariel. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have chronic constipation, bloated, thin stools and severe gut pain...ER found no evidence of gallstones. Crohns? Bowel obstruction?
See gastroenterologi: You will need a colonoscopy to make sure you are not obstructed and rule out colitis. Possibilities include spastic colon, obstructive process or inflammatory process. Later usually causes diarrhea. Try increasing fiber and fluid plus osmotic agent like polyethyline glycol (Miralax). If those do not work, try Amitiza (lubiprostone) or Linzess ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am not sure: Gastroparesis is what the name is saying namely the stomach does not empty and food stagnates there 4 hours. Usually it could be part of paresis of the entire GI tract and in this case constipation could be present. If there are difficulties in digesting too i think is possibly to have fat steatorrhea (fat in stool). As far as i know however fat in stool causes loose stools...See an GI guy! ...Read more
Loose, yellowish stools. Very fatty, lots of gas. Some lower left stomach cramping. Celiac? GERD? Worried about possible bile duct obstruction
Not necessarily: Diabetes can cause gastrointestinal symptoms, but the place to start evaluating things is your diet. Do you drink plenty of water daily? Do you eat fruits and vegetables? Have you recently added a new food to your diet? And how well is your diabetes controlled? First, talk with your doctor about changes in your bowels like this, keep diabetes controlled, and consider a nutrition evaluation. ...Read more
OK: This is constipation! a hi fiber diet, 20-25 grams of fiber per day, drink 80-`100 ounces of non caffeinated, non alcoholic fluids daily and increase your fluids if you do strenuous work or exercise. Do not use harsh laxatives. Excess fiber in the face if inadequate fluids will cause bloating and constipation. ...Read more
Any illnesses besides IBS that cause diarrhea, loose stool, cramping, upset stomach, and occasional constipation? No vomiting or blood in stool.
Have enlarged spleen and gallstones...Horrible stomach and back pain. Loss of appetite, eating makes the pain worse. Stomach cramps and greasy stools?
See a surgeon: The first thing one thinks of is gallbladder but more info is needed. Your spleen may or may not have anything to do with your symptoms. Do you have other illnesses?> anemia? Have you seen an md? Have you had any surgery before? The majority of your symptoms may benefit from removal of your gallbladder but the spleen should be worked-up. ...Read more
Can long term use of previcid/prilosec cause digestive issues, lower lft abdomen pain small/narrow stool, constipation, floating stool?
More info needed: Thanks for your question! Prilosec's main mechanism of action is to decrease acid production. Some of the more serious complications include a form of infectious diarrhea, known as C. diff (which is not very subtle). I suspect it's not the medication, but you could always try holding it for a few days and see if it helps your symptoms. Hope you feel better! ...Read more
Depends: High liver enzymes are always a concern. They indicate a inflammatory process occurring which can be viral infection, chemical irritation ie alcohol / meds, or immune reaction. The liver will try and protect itself with fatty deposition with can lead to NALFD. The increase flatulence can indicate a food intolerance or allergy. A extreme food allergy such as celiac/gluten sensitivity can cause ...Read more
IBS or more?: Irritable bowel syndrome (ibs) is a condition associated with abdominal discomfort, altered stool pattern, & among others accompanying nausea, bloating, gasiness. Often improved by stooling, ibs is defined by changes in perception of gut distension, motility, sensation. Diet & emotional stress may contribute. Ibs is a diagnosis of exclusion--first rule out inflammation, ischemia, infection, etc. ...Read more
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
On and off right sided abdo pain/dull ache for 6 years since I was 20, ovaries, gallbladder liver etc all ok. Occasional constipation and excess gas?
11years old constipation with lot of gas. Took librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) for 3 months with stelabid. Ultra sound show fatty liver. Hypatitus b and c are -ve. Pencryas ok?
Constipation: If you have chronic constipation, then more fiber likely just makes you bloated and more gassy. This is because you most likely have a combination of evacuation issues along with a colonic motility issue. The best solution at this point would be to see a specialist and get labs, thyroid studies followed by a physiologic work up of your colon. In the meantime.. Low fiber diet with regular laxative. ...Read more
My boyfriend is having bad pains in his upper abdomen and left lower back. Can eat constipated says it feels like gas for over 2 weeks now help?
Was constipated for 5 days. Finally went now bloated, burping and some gas. Discomfort in abdomen and pain in back, center just below blade. Related?
Day 4 horrible bloating & gas in upper abdomen, accompanied by dull pain/pressure below sternum & left rib cage. Previously constipated, no longer.
Upper abdomen: Do you know if you're intolerant of lactose or gluten? If not you may have gastritis(inflamed stomach lining). To reduce gas buildup take simethicone or mylanta after meals. Drinking hot water helps break down gas. Avoid gassy foods and try taking medication like prilosec or pepcid to treat possible gastritis. See your MD or a gastroenterologist if not improved. ...Read more
Always have gas pains , gas , bloted , abdomen pain , back pain , rib pain , stools change constipated / mushy , 5 months already is it IBS ?
Very likely: Sure sound like it to me.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: But so can a number of more serious issues. If persists be seen. ...Read more
I am taking clomfranil10mg'omnicef.can these meds cause dark brown stools and constipation and gas but no pain in abdomen?
Single molecules: chosen for treating symptoms, clomfranil promoted for depression, Omnicef (cefdinir) for killing bacteria (some). Stool color mostly from stercobilin, a metabolite of hemoglobin released after RBCs die, converted to bilirubin, secreted by liver & converted by colonic bacteria. Any antibiotic also kills intestinal bacteria & changes colonization with whatever results. Constipation: stool held too long & hard ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a weird pulsing in my lower abdomen. No pain/gas/constipation associated with it, it's more irritating. Its quite strong feeling.
I have constipation and bloating and gas that's hard to pass pain in lower right abdomen I took mirilax, suppository, 2 dulcalax, 2 gas x pills ?
Possible obstruction: difficulty or inability to pass gas along with abdominal may could be indicative of obstruction or other concerning abnormality involving the lower part of the GI tract. Without having access to further information this should be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can constipation and gas cause pain when i press down on my pelvis? When i press down on my lower abdomen/ pelvis, it hurts
Absolutely yes.: What you're describing is what physicians call "tenderness to palpation." This is pain or discomfort caused by pressing down on the painful area. The bowel is very sensitive to pressure and stretching and if you're seriously corked up, you're essentially pressing your abdomen between a rock and a hard place. But, if the pain doesn't go away after a good, normal bowel movement, seek medical care ...Read more
Im having pains that come and go in my lower abdomen also followed by gas and smaller looser poops, is this constipation or bowel obstruction?
Constipation: If you are having hard small stools and pain is not severe this is most likely constipation. High fiber diet(fruits and veggies), plenty of water, prune juice can help. If you are having severe pain, vomiting, definitely unable to pass any stool for several days you need to be seen asap. ...Read more
Excessive painful gas, cramps, constipation but with sudden urgent need to have bm, nauseau especially in morning, chronic low abdomen pain- IBS?
Maybe, but...: ...IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) is a diagnosis of exclusion. To accurately diagnosis & treat IBS, your doctor must exclude infection (like small intestinal bacterial overgrowth), inflammation (like Crohn's), structural pathology (like partial obstructions), dysmotilities (chronic idiopathic constipation), metabolic problems (diabetes, low thyroid), & extrinsic processes (bladder, female organs). ...Read more
Constipation which i control with psyllumhusk, mucous in stool and on anus, random gas pains throughout abdomen, lot of flatuence. I am 22, is this ibs?
Having trouble with abdomen. Tingling, burning, nausea, direaha, constipation, gas, bloating, hurts to touch. Started by belly button & moved. ?
See your doctor.: There are multiple causes of abdominal pain, and there is no way to answer your question without a complete examination and more detailed history. Is this of recent onset? Is it recurrent? When you say "hurts to touch" what exactly do you mean - where do you touch and where do you feel the pain. Appendicitis pain often begins at the belly button and travels to the right lower quadrant, for example. ...Read more
I stopped taking Metronidazole for 7 days now and I'm experiencing sharp pain in lower right abdomen, gas, bloating, constipation is this normal? or p
I took magnesium citrate for constipation symptoms and it still hasn't produced anything other than gas 24 hours later. My right leg is numbing from the mass thats forming in my right abdomen. Should I go to the ER or try something else?
Go to ER: You may be impacted with hard stool. This can be treated in the ER. ...Read more
My period is six days late my symptoms: fuller breasts, a lot of cm, gas, bloating, slight twinges in abdomen, constipation could I be pregnant?
For 3 weeks, I have had constipation, bloating, gas, distended abdomen, nausea, headache, extreme fatgue, dizziness. Tested & not pregnant. Advice?
Having weekly bouts of constipation, bloating, bad gas, lower abdomen pain. Have a healthy diet, 2L of water every day and exercise. So frustrated :(?
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