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Are there any non-medicinal cures for intestinal gas/cramps/bloating? I'm male, so not period-related.

Are there any non-medicinal cures for intestinal gas/cramps/bloating?  I'm male, so not period-related.

Bloating, gas: It could be that you are intolerant to certain foods. The first thing to do is to see if you get the symptoms when you eat specific things, and if so, try avoiding them. If you are lactose intolerant, avoid milk products. Also, certain sugars called FODMAPS can cause symptoms. Google FODMAP diet & look for Stanford Health Care. It's a good diet plan to try ...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


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I have gas bloating and upon examining doctor did endoscopy . Report said I have 'lax cardia'...What does that mean? How can I cure it ?

I have gas bloating and upon examining doctor did endoscopy . Report said I have 'lax cardia'...What does that mean? How can I cure it ?

Usually: Associated with reflux as the esophago gastric sphincter is lax. Prilosec or similar drugs, Reglan (metoclopramide) can sometimes help. Discuss with your gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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Hi akash(M),age 22.After eating lunch(roti n sabzi)and dinner,my stomach gets bloating n start passing gas several times.Please give me tips to cure?

Hi akash(M),age 22.After eating lunch(roti n sabzi)and dinner,my stomach gets bloating n start passing gas several times.Please give me tips to cure?

Avoid gluten-trial: Avoid all grains with gluten. Make roti with buckwheat or millet.Avoid wheat,rye,corn rice 7 oats. Try this for one month & you will get the answer! ...Read more

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My eight year old daughter has been having stomach pain for one month. Today she threw up. She's had gas, bloating, nasia and acid reflux. Can virus last this long? Any way to cure virus?

My eight year old daughter has been having stomach pain for one month. Today she threw up. She's had gas, bloating, nasia and acid reflux.  Can virus last this long?  Any way to cure virus?

Unlikely virus: One month of abdominal symptoms is a little longer than one would expect from a virus alone. Abdominal discomfort can be from a lot of causes like constipation, stomach infection with H. Pylori, acid reflux, irritable bowel, celiac disease, or IBD. Try her on a natural organic diet rich in fiber and fluids. Also try probiotics. If not helping in a few days, see a specialist. ...Read more

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What helps bloating and gas?

What helps bloating and gas?

Diet: You should identify and avoid foods that cause your symtoms. Using a regular antacid (liquid, or chewable) should reduce your issues very quickly. ...Read more

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I have gas and bloating for a month?

I have gas and bloating for a month?

Diet: For now the only thing you can do from your side is watch your diet, there are many sites you can find in the net regarding foods more related to bloating and gas, but here is one http://www.Everydayhealth.Com/digestive-health/foods-that-cause-excessive-gas.Aspx there are some over the counter meds that can help you in the meantime such as gas x, but if it doesnt improve, go an see your doctor. ...Read more

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How can you help me stop bloating and gas?

How can you help me stop bloating and gas?

See doctor: First we have to find the cause. You may be lactose intolerant, for instance, or for some other reason. Keep a diet diary for two weeks to see if you can come up with an answer.In the meantime schedule an appointment with a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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What is the best way to alleviate gas and bloating?

Here's some ideas: Usually there are foods that incite this. The best thing to do is to take a stepwise approach to figuring out which foods are the culprits and avoiding them. Be sure you rule out dairy products, as you may be lactose intolerant. Avoid carbonated drinks as well. Of course, there are a variety of over-the-counter products that are designed to reduce intestinal gas (ie beano). ...Read more

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Does taking amoxiciilan cause bloating or give you gas?

Does taking amoxiciilan cause bloating or give you gas?

Maybe : Antibiotics can alert the gut flora (bacteria in the intestine) and side effects can include nausea, bloating, diarrhea and gas.Try taking a probiotic (healthy bacteria). ...Read more

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I have extreme gas and bloating and discomfort. What can I do?

Needs evaluation.: It's difficult to tell whether your symptoms might be dietary in origin or they could be due to a serious problem such as intestinal obstruction. Depending upon the underlying cause of your symptoms, they could represent an emergency. You should go to an emergency medical facility immediately. ...Read more

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What can be done when you have a lot of gas and bloating? Constantly, no matter what?

What can be done when you have a lot of gas and bloating?  Constantly,  no matter what?

Many causes: Gas and bloating has many causes1excessive swallowed air2 certain foods like carbonated beverages, spicy fried or fatty foods, broccoli, cabbage, onions, beans, apple or prune juice, fried food , sorbitol, manitol, found in many low carb/sugar free foods.Certain behaviors like talking while chewing, chewing gum, tight fitting garments, smoking/chewing tobacco .Medical causes lactose intolerance .Avoid milk. ...Read more

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Recently started eating more and more fibre. ever since have had bad bloating and gas. how can I stop this?

Recently started eating more and more fibre. ever since have had bad bloating and gas. how can I stop this?

Decrease /change: You should start with a small amount and gradually go up on the dose. Sometimes a change of brand will help. ...Read more

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What causes gas and bloating?

See your doctor: These symptoms can't be solved in this forum. You need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can beano help with my bloating and gas?

Yes: it supposed to decrease gas inside GI tract. Also, avoid carbonated drinks and do not use straw while drinking. ...Read more

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How can I avoid gas and bloating when I eat baked goods?

You can't: Bloating from baked goods represents either gluten insensitivity (celiac dz) or more common gas production from carbohydrates, wheat and sugar. All humans are probably allergic to wheat gluten. Only a few to the degree that they would get a celiac diagnosis. We all should avoid wheat and carbohydrates and eat a high fat, low carb diet. Read "why we get fat and what to do about it, " taubes. ...Read more

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How many days does gas and bloating last after colonoscopy?

How many days does gas and bloating last after colonoscopy?

Less than 24 hours: Gas trapped in the colon usually resolves in a few hours. Any other "gas" pain should be evaluated. Pain after a colonoscopy is not expected, and should be followed closely. ...Read more

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I have lots of gas and bloating. Need ideas on something to take?

I have lots of gas and bloating. Need ideas on something to take?

Find cause first: First one has to identify the cause of the problem before treatment can be advised. ...Read more

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What are the causes of bloating and gas in children who are 5 years old?

Certain foods?: It's possible that some food that is in his diet disagrees with him. Milk, beans and soy products are common ones. I also think it would be a very good idea to see a physician to rule out any other source of this problem. ...Read more