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Doctor insights on: Cures For Gas And Bloating

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Best probiotic for gas and bloating?

Best probiotic for gas and bloating?

There is no one best: Better to take capsules with high count bacteria (10 billion of more), and ones with more strains of good bacteria (B10- or more). More convenient and better than drinks. Save your money! ...Read more

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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


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What r some effective home remedies for people with Crohn's disease whor experiencing bloating and gas pains?

What r some effective home remedies for people with Crohn's disease whor experiencing bloating and gas pains?

Enzymes, diet etc.: Gas & bloating is usually due to not fully digesting your foods. Chew your food very well. Avoid foods that are more difficult to digest- this will require experimenting- fodmap is a diet which may be worth trying. Digestive enzymes may help. Probiotics may help as well. Herbs like boswellia extracts may help crohn's disease quite a bit. See my comment for a link for more diet info. ...Read more

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Any remedies for being bloated and constipated and nausea ?

Any remedies for being bloated and constipated and nausea ?

Several: Teenage females with constipation, bloating and nauseous might have IBS of constipation type, with concern for lactose intolerance. After a physician exam such medications as Amatiza and medicinal cannabis might be considered. Joint Hypermobility Syndrome is sometimes associated with IBS. ...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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What are the probiotics used for belching and indigestion?

What are the probiotics used for belching and indigestion?

Pro and prebiotics: Try taking the following daily: 1. Megafood Megaflora Plus probiotics 2. Sundown Naturals prebiotics (available on Amazon's website) ...Read more

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Can antispasmodics help excessive gas and bloating and occasional abdominal pain? (All GI tests negative)

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

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My stomach bloats and causes discomfort. Is there a relief available?

My stomach bloats and causes discomfort. Is there a relief available?

Find the cause: Many different things can cause stomach bloat; true bloating due to a large amount of gas can best be avoided by avoiding the foods, activities that cause the gas accumulation. Many other things feel like bloating but may be due to inflammation or adhesions or gallstone problems etc. See your primary to figure out the cause of your symptoms http://digestive.Niddk.Nih.Gov/ddiseases/pubs/gas/. ...Read more

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On medication for uc, disease in remission.Having abdominal discomfort with a lot of gas and cramping, nausea and dizziness. What is it?

On medication for uc, disease in remission.Having abdominal discomfort with a lot of gas and cramping, nausea and dizziness. What is it?

Time to call your GI: Uc can be extremely unpleasant, and even if symptoms unrelated for now, can trigger or worsen situation if flares. See your GI dr for exam and recommendations. ...Read more

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Good home remedy for bloated stomach and loss of appetite?

Good home remedy for bloated stomach and loss of appetite?

Low FOD-MAP diet: May provide you food options which are "intestinally friendly" that fit your palate but reduce gassiness from colonic bacterial fermentation. Find the list at: http://www.ibsdiets.org/fodmap-diet/fodmap-food-list/ ...Read more

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Best foods to help with gas, bloating and abdominal pain?

Don't: over dose self on fiber as excess fiber beyond 20-25 grams will cause your symptoms. Eat the proper foods and drink 80-100 oz caffeine free/alcohol free fluid daily and don't waste money on fiber supplements. Dont do carbonated or use straws both of which add gas to your system ...Read more

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Have severe flatulence weekly causing abdominal pain and cramps.Have to take tabs for flatulence for relief.No change in diet nor change in stool.

Have severe flatulence weekly causing abdominal pain and cramps.Have to take tabs for flatulence for relief.No change in diet nor change in stool.

Gastroenterologist: A gastroenterologist is best qualified to evaluate, advise and treat you. You may have lactose or gluten intolerance or an irritable bowel syndrome. Take your simethicone product a half hour after meals which may prevent gas buildup. Drinking hot water helps break down gastrointestinal gas in case you have problems passing it. Don't force yourself to belch as you only swallow more air. Diet advice ...Read more

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Bloating and gas with a uti, help?

Bloating and gas with a uti, help?

UTI: If you are having intestinal problems in association with treatment for a UTI this may suggest some reaction in the GI tract and would look for clostridium difficile among other problems. The UTI itself is not likely to be doing this unless the infection has extended beyond the urinary tract, or you have kidney infection that has created a decrease in intestinal movement. ...Read more

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What causes severe mild vomiting,abdominal pain, flatulence but difficult to pass gas and constipation for almost a week?

What causes severe mild vomiting,abdominal pain, flatulence but difficult to pass gas and constipation for almost a week?

Not normal See a Dr.: If you been constipated for over a week and haven't had a bowel movement, you really need to be seen emergently to make sure that you're not impacted. If you have been passing gas, however, and have had small bowel movements, then this is less urgent. However your symptoms are not normal. So this has to be discussed with your PCP or your doctor to come up with a plan To relieve you of these symptoms and get treated quickly. ...Read more

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Best remedy for gas/ bloating?

First find cause: Irritable bowel syndrome (ibs) is associated w/ abdominal discomfort, altered /alternating stool pattern, accompanying nausea, bloating, gassiness. Often improved by stooling, ibs is defined by changes in perception of gut distension, motility, sensation. Diet & emotional stress play significant roles. Need however to rule out first inflammation, ischemia, dysmotility & infection before treatment. ...Read more