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I have bad diarrhea into second day now with no end and lots of gas bloating stomach noise and burping. What could this be?

I have bad diarrhea into second day now with no end and lots of gas bloating stomach noise and burping. What could this be?

See below.: You probably have a viral gastroenteritis or food poisoning. Both of these conditions are self limited. If you have persistant fevers or if your symptoms do not rapidly resolve see your md and get checked out for something more serious. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Loose Stools (Definition)

Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more


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I suffer from IBS symptoms. The last week I've had extreme amts of painful gas, bloating, loose stools, and cramps. Is standard ibs?

I suffer from IBS symptoms. The last week I've had extreme amts of painful gas, bloating, loose stools, and cramps. Is standard ibs?

IBS: These can be symptoms consistent with ibs, you can always have another process going on in addition such as infection or food intolerances. ...Read more

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Cn salad cause gas bloating and loose stools? Or norovirus, so had noro 2 days ago, no contact except hug? Also have chronic constipation.

Cn salad cause gas bloating and loose stools? Or norovirus, so had noro 2 days ago, no contact except hug? Also have chronic constipation.

Yes: Cruciferous vegetables e.G cauliflower, broccoli etc, as well as beans are a common cause of bloating ; gas. Norovirus usually results in fever, chills, intense nausea ; vomiting with profuse watery diarrhea. ...Read more

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I have had IBS like symptoms since starting levonorgestrel + ethinylestradiol birth control. Could this cause gas, bloating and loose stools?

I have had IBS like symptoms since starting levonorgestrel + ethinylestradiol birth control. Could this cause gas, bloating and loose stools?

IBS: oral bc cause?: Oral bcp's are just a version of what your body goes through hormonally during a regular (non-pill) cycle. IBS can be caused by stress of any kind, or by viral/bacterial gastroenteritis. Bcp's are not involved in causing IBS, but taking them irregularly can activate endometriosis by causing estrogen levels to vary in strength. Implants in the colon are common and can lead to IBS symptoms. ...Read more

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Had a car accident in Dec. For 6days now no appitite gas bloating diarrhea help?

Had a car accident in Dec. For 6days now no appitite gas bloating diarrhea help?

Probably no relation: To accident. Nevertheless, need to be seen by MD and evaluated for your symptoms ...Read more

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Can you tell me about having gas, bloating, diarrhea, & nausea after gallbladder out?

Can you tell me about having gas, bloating, diarrhea, & nausea after gallbladder out?

Not unusual: About 6% of patients will develop these symptoms after cholecystectomy. The treatment will need sometimes anti-dirrhea medication first and if it did not work then Cholesteramin powder may be needed. ...Read more

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Excess gas/bloating 10 days now esp after eating (anything at all). Now diarrhea after some meals along with the excess gas. Should I be worried?

See your doctor: 10 days of unsteady bowel movements is not normal and should be addressed by your doctor. Should there be severe pain, inability to keep fluids down I would get checked at an urgent care or emergency room. Otherwise see your doctor as soon as you can. ...Read more

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I had diarrhea for 3 days, no vomiting. After taking Immodium the diarrhea stopped. But the past 2 nights, I get horrible gas, bloating, and pain.?

I had diarrhea for 3 days, no vomiting. After taking Immodium the diarrhea stopped. But the past 2 nights, I get horrible gas, bloating, and pain.?

GI: inflammation= acute gastroenteritis. Please follow a clear fluid diet for the next 48 hours as follows:
NO SOLID FOODS FOR 48 HOURS
Force fluids: 8-10 glasses/day:
Electrolyte rich fluids- Gatorade, Powerade, Vitamin Water
Protein rich fluids: broth bullion, consume.
AVOID ALL CITRUS JUICES: orange, grapefruit, pineapple, cranberry etc.
Avoid all aspirin, Advil, Aleve (naproxen) (NSAIDS).
If not improving go to private physician or ER. ...Read more

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I'm 5weeks 2days pregnant and have persistent & severe diarrhea for the last 3 days, along with gas & bloating. Need to use toilet after food / drink.

I'm 5weeks 2days pregnant and have persistent & severe diarrhea for the last 3 days, along with gas & bloating. Need to use toilet after food / drink.

Hydrate: Stay hydrated by drinking plenty of fluids. It sounds like you have a case of gastroenteritis. If the diarrhea does not resolve consider seeing your doctor for testing and treatment. ...Read more

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Prescribed. 25mg of Xanax (alprazolam) (typically split pill for a dosage), and having heartburn, diarrhea, gas, bloating. Normal side effects? Will they subside?

Prescribed. 25mg of Xanax (alprazolam) (typically split pill for a dosage), and having heartburn, diarrhea, gas, bloating. Normal side effects? Will they subside?

Xanax (alprazolam) effects: I understand your distress.
Xanax is for treatment of Anxiety.
I may cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or abdominal distress.
Xanax 0.25 mg is a small dose for moderate Anxiety.
Anxiety can be due to stresses of relationship, marriage, separation, work and finances for which Therapy will benefit you, see a Psychiatrist.
See a Physician if symptoms continue.
Do Breathing and Music Relaxation. ...Read more

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Worsening very painful cocyx and hips, with diarrhea and increased gas, bloating. Does this sound like ovarian cancer? It runs rampant in my family.

Worsening very painful cocyx and hips, with diarrhea and increased gas, bloating. Does this sound like ovarian cancer? It runs rampant in my family.

I don't know: Given that you have a strong family history, I would discuss this with a gynecologist and get an exam. They may also choose to do ultrasound exams or ct scans depending on their clinical judgement. ...Read more

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Had upper endoscopy this morning. Now have cramps, gas, bloating, and diarrhea. Can the gas introduced to my stomach during the procedure cause this.?

Had upper endoscopy this morning. Now have cramps, gas, bloating, and diarrhea. Can the gas introduced to my stomach during the procedure cause this.?

Sure, but...: ...so can lots of other things. Please call your gastroenterologist--he will have some insight relative to your particular circumstance. ...Read more

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Since dec I've had constipation diarrhea gas bloating small food in stool &foul smelling stools ranging in color&texture. Bacterial or digestive issue?

Since dec I've had constipation diarrhea gas bloating small food in stool &foul smelling stools ranging in color&texture. Bacterial or digestive issue?

Optimize diet: Immediately, i'd focus on a good, balanced diet with addition of fibre such as fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. Make sure you drink plenty of water. Add some yogurt to your daily diet. Plus, seek medical input. You could be having early signs of inflammatory bowel disease (chron's or ulcerative colitis.) you need some answers, so talk to your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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My 11 year old daughter has constant gas, bloating, stomach cramps and diarrhea...Could this be an intolerance to dairy?

My 11 year old daughter has constant gas, bloating, stomach cramps and diarrhea...Could this be an intolerance to dairy?

Could be: She could be lactose intolerant. Try keeping an eye on her and see how long it takes to react and if she even reacts. ...Read more

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Bad gas, bloating yesterday into last night, woke up with diarrhea and a little nausea. I have ibs. Could this be IBS or a stomach bug? No fever.

Bad gas, bloating yesterday into last night, woke up with diarrhea and a little nausea. I have ibs. Could this be IBS or a stomach bug? No fever.

IBS isn't 1 sick day: A simple tummy ache with symptoms like nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea, whether at home or traveling, may be from a virus infection, bacteria infection, or contaminated food. A normal person, not pregnant, not on medications, usually recovers easily. Taking a Pedialyte popsicle or 2-3 oz of Pedialyte hourly, plus drinking/eating little else, may settle things down. Otherwise, a Dr. Should evaluate. ...Read more

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I have gas, bloating, burping, indigestion and chest feels heavy from gas. Can acid reflux medications help me with those symptoms?

I have gas, bloating, burping, indigestion and chest feels heavy from gas. Can acid reflux medications help me with those symptoms?

Reflux: It may... Consider modifying your diet as well: stay away from spicy foods, tomato based foods, greasy/fried foods, caffeine, and chocolate and alcohol too ...Read more

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Pain in ears, worst in left, feels like air/gas bubble. Have had gas/bloating. Flatulence, burping, along with flu. What can I do? Thanks

Pain in ears, worst in left, feels like air/gas bubble. Have had gas/bloating. Flatulence, burping, along with flu. What can I do? Thanks

Need for examination: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by an ENT physician. ...Read more

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I'm having symptoms such as acid reflux, heartburn, burping, gas, bloating, but can't vomit, what that could be and can you suggesting some reliever?

I'm having symptoms such as acid reflux, heartburn, burping, gas, bloating, but can't vomit, what that could be and can you suggesting some reliever?

GERD: Your symptoms are consistent with reflux of stomach acid into esophagus. This creates inflammation of the esophagus (the food tube).This is usually a chronic problem and requires medical attention. Long term inflammation increases risk of Esophageal Cancer and must be monitored by endoscopy. Relief with meds like Nexium can help control symptoms but if this lasts longer than 2 weeks, see your doc ...Read more

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What's wrong with me? Sour stomach, gas, bloating, bowel almost everyday (not normal for me), burping the flavor from food after every meal I eat.

What's wrong with me? Sour stomach, gas, bloating, bowel almost everyday (not normal for me), burping the flavor from food after every meal I eat.

Could be: That you have constipation not allowing your food tops through your stomach properly. At any rate it sounds like an eval where a full history and exam be performed and a proper treatment planned determined is in order. Hope you feel better soon ...Read more

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I have thse symptms from 4 months. Excesive burping, gas, bloating, loss of appetite, early satiety, dark circles.23 years of age. Afraid I have stmch cancer?

I have thse symptms from 4 months. Excesive burping, gas, bloating, loss of appetite, early satiety, dark circles.23 years of age. Afraid I have stmch cancer?

Unlikely: It is very unlikely that you have stomach cancer. Did you change your diet recently? Did you gain weight? You may wish to adjust your diet by trial and error to foods that suit you better. It may help to exercise regularly. ...Read more

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Pain across upper abdomen, heavy burping and gas, bloating, pain shoulder blade, tender under right rib cage and had gall bladder removed year ago.

Pain across upper abdomen, heavy burping and gas, bloating, pain shoulder blade, tender under right rib cage and had gall bladder removed year ago.

See you MD: You need to get a complete history and physical, laboratory testing, diagnostic imaging as well as possible endoscopy to evaluate the source of your distress. Perhaps dietary restrictions may be at fault but other more serious causes should be excluded first such as pancreatitis, malabsorption, hepatitis, and/tumors. ...Read more

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I'm experiencing constant watery green diarrhea, frequent burping that taste like rotten eggs, abdominal bloating and gas, all after eating a burger.

I'm experiencing constant watery green diarrhea, frequent burping that taste like rotten eggs, abdominal bloating and gas, all after eating a burger.

GERD: You may have gastroesophogeal reflux disease (gerd), with an upset stomach as well. Certainly avoid trigger foods high in fat-like the burger and try increasing fluids and taking an over the counter acid blocking medications such as Prilosec with maalox. Eventually, this is a warning sign that you need a good GI evaluation to get properly diagnosed. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with gastritis. Took Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) for 8 weeks, no help. Now I have gas/bloating and occasional diahrrea. Need some advice.

I have been diagnosed with gastritis. Took Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) for 8 weeks, no help. Now I have gas/bloating and occasional diahrrea. Need some advice.

Helicobacter?: You have been treated with an H2 blocker but do not know what type of testing was done. Gastritis is often due to infection with H. pylori and requires a combination of two antibiotics with an H2 blocker for some time. See a GI doctor if you have not already. ...Read more

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Upper right quadrant fullness better when standing up or laying down, gas bloating belching, going on for a while, no insurance help soooo annoying?

Gallbladder: These symptoms can just be intestinal gas or constipation, but can be gallbladder problems. That organ is in the RUQ of abdomen. Need to stay on very low fat diet, avoid greasy/fried foods. If develop fever, worsening pain, vomiting- need to go to hospital emergency room. Seek out a clinic system associated with a hospital that has a financial aid program for people without insurance. Mine does. ...Read more

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Gas bloating flatulence if NT constipated. More belching if constptd. Loose motion aftr taking probiotics. Wht tests are suggested to diagnose?

Gas bloating flatulence if NT constipated. More belching if constptd. Loose motion aftr taking probiotics. Wht tests are suggested to diagnose?

GI symptoms: Please see your doc who may order a colonoscopy. He/she may order stool tests too. Consider asking for a food sensitivity panel. You may be sensitive to something in your diet. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Had a stomach virus, went away but 4-5 days later I started having chronic belching, gas, bloating, 2 mild rashes and constipation, is it intestinal worm?

Had a stomach virus, went away but 4-5 days later I started having chronic belching, gas, bloating, 2 mild rashes and constipation, is it intestinal worm?

Bloating, belching: You may have acqired a stomach infection or parasite, e.g. H. pylori. You do need to see a doctor about this and get some tests done to find out why you are having trouble. ...Read more

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Just had my blood tests it says elevated immunoglubin a (iga). Having diarreah and gas bloating, mixed bowel movements, doc says it may be ibs?

Just had my blood tests it says elevated immunoglubin a (iga). Having diarreah and gas bloating, mixed bowel movements, doc says it may be ibs?

Big picture: Having an IgA slightly (or even considerably) about the reference range (the range into which most people fall) in the absence of a monoclonal spike (which at your age would surprise me greatly) seldom means anything. Treat the person, not the labs. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) cause stomach problems?? Gas, bloating, diarreah, nausea, loss of appetite? Going on 4 weeks now of this

Anxiety: I understand your discomfort.
Loss of appetite, nausea diarrhea, and anxiety and can be side effects of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine).
Anxiety can cause or increase these symptoms
Anxiety can also be due to stress which at age 21 can be- expectation of parents, relationships, breaking up of relationships, school, work and finances.
See Psychiatrist for diagnosis, need, benefits, side effects of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine), and Therapy ...Read more

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Hi I think I have low stomach acid and gluten sensitivity which scares me. Gas, bloating, belching, heartburn, dry hair, fatigue, nausea, please help!

Hi I think I have low stomach acid and gluten sensitivity which scares me. Gas, bloating, belching, heartburn, dry hair, fatigue, nausea, please help!

See doctor: You need to consult your doctor to get checked out. Although you may well have gluten intolerance, this needs be confirmed and managed. ...Read more

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What causes stomach pain in left side of abdomen, burning across abdomen, bloating and increased gas and belching...Constant nausea but no diarrhea?

What causes stomach pain in left side of abdomen, burning across abdomen, bloating and increased gas and belching...Constant nausea but no diarrhea?

Food intolerance: You should consult a gastroenterologist. You may have a lactose intolerence or possibly celiacs disease. ...Read more

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My girlfriend is experiencing diarrhea (quality: chronic, persistent), burping, passing gas, bloating or abdominal fullness, abdominal discomfort, tender abdomen, upper abdominal pain (side: right), side pain, gastrointestinal disturbances, feeling of

My girlfriend is experiencing diarrhea (quality: chronic, persistent), burping, passing gas, bloating or abdominal fullness, abdominal discomfort, tender abdomen, upper abdominal pain (side: right), side pain, gastrointestinal disturbances, feeling of

Please be checked...: She should be checked out ASAP by following instructions described in How to Handle Sickness on https://ebettercare. Com/feel-become-sick/. Thereby she gain insight on how to work well with doc so to reach right diagnosis for right care. Clinically, she migh have suffered from chronic irritable bowel disorders. So, be checked and do not try to wait out. Best wish to health... ...Read more

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Gas, bloating, rumbling stomach, cramps sharp ache alternating constipation and diarrhea. Heavy feeling in abdomen after eating little food. What?????

Gas, bloating, rumbling stomach, cramps sharp ache alternating constipation and diarrhea. Heavy feeling in abdomen after eating little food. What?????

Peptic ulcer: Usually abdominal issues as you describe get a little better with food but if symptoms recur need to be checked for H pylori related stomach ulcers with breath or stool antigen testing ...Read more

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Sometimes having bloating with diarrhea or hard stool with (foul smell burping) after food, what is the cause and treatment please?

Sometimes having bloating with diarrhea or hard stool with (foul smell burping) after food, what is the cause and treatment please?

Many causes: THere are many causes of bloating, diarrhea and hard stool. Many can be cured with a diet high in fiber (or by adding soluble fiber to your diet). If symptoms continue, see your doctor! ...Read more

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Lower abdom. Bloating, burping, bouts of constipation/diarrhea, ngt hpts and tender when pressing my belly button for 5ish weeks. What could this be?

Lower abdom. Bloating, burping, bouts of constipation/diarrhea, ngt hpts and tender when pressing my belly button for 5ish weeks. What could this be?

Many things: The list of things this could be is lengthy and we only get 400 characters to answer questions. Best to see healthcare provider for proper history and physical examination to help narrow the possibilities and get you a proper diagnosis and proper treatment. Best of luck. Dr R ...Read more

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Best remedy for gas/ bloating?

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

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What might lead to gas, bloating, and constipation?

What might lead to gas, bloating, and constipation?

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

Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Belching (Definition)

Belching (big burps) is a symptom in which a person forces air noisily from his stomach out through his mouth. Belching can be due to too much air or gas in the stomach. Sometimes, people purposely swallow air and belch it back ...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