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What should I eat and drink to eliminate or at least reduce the gas and bloating in my system?

What should I eat and drink to eliminate or at least reduce the gas and bloating in my system?

Try LactoseFree diet: A common cause of gas and bloating is lactose intolerance, even if you have not had problems with milk in the past. Lactose intolerance can start at any time, and symptoms can vary from day to day. Try a lactose-free diet for 1-2 weeks (no regular milk, cheese, ice cream, cottage cheese, sour cream, ranch dressing, yogurt, or milk chocolate). You may drink lactose-free milk, soy or almond milk. ...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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Have been to the doctors and i may have IBS or a food intolerance, how can I reduce gas and bloating?

Have been to the doctors and i may have IBS or a food intolerance, how can I reduce gas and bloating?

Increase fiber : Often a higher fiber diet will help gas and bloating think of metamucil crackers that taste good. Benefiber dissolves well in most any liquid and is not granular or gritty. ...Read more

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I am diagnosed with hpylori i have taken tripe therapy one month back still have gas problem acidity reduced no vomiting but bloating and gas so worry?

I am diagnosed with hpylori i have taken tripe therapy one month back still have gas problem acidity reduced no vomiting but bloating and gas so worry?

Keep up with GI: Keep following up with the GI Dr. as now that you have taken care of the H.Pylori issues, the gas and bloating can be assessed and treated. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I need some tips on how to stop bloating, farting, nervousness!?

I need some tips on how to stop bloating, farting, nervousness!?

Anxiety: Consult with your doctor to try to determine the cause of your distress, for instance is it anxiety, diet, lack of exercise or all three. See a nutritionist if it is diet related and if anxiety seem to be a key variable ask for a referral to a mental health professional who can help you learn to calm yourself. Best. ...Read more

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I have extreme bloating with burps that smell like a fart and heartburn everytime i eat?

Gastro check up: That usually sounds like some delayed emptying of the upper gi tract see a gastro or start with primary doc looks towards small bowel series or disorder called gastro paresis ...Read more

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No miss period.negative blood test for pregnancy but after sex I have been bloating and farting. ?

Seriously?: You need a new doctor. Bloating and flatulence are not in any way a sign of pregnancy. They do not indicate any reason to do a pregnancy blood test. ...Read more

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Random nausea during the day, sore nipples, farting and bloating, cervical mucus sticky and white, & white spots in the middle of my nipple am i prego?

You tell us: In today's world there is no real reason to try to guess whether or not you are pregnant based on symptoms. If you are wondering if you are pregnant or not then simply take an over the counter pregnancy test. They are cheap and reliable and then you will have your answer. ...Read more

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I have a stomach problem for 6 days. I have stomach ache, slight cramps, bloating, gassy feeling. I poop somewhat but cant fart alot only a little.

I have a stomach problem for 6 days. I have stomach ache, slight cramps, bloating, gassy feeling. I poop somewhat but cant fart alot only a little.

Infection: With 6 days of duration, the majority of times these constellation of symptoms are secondary to an infection (either viral or bacterial) even in the absence of diarrhea. If this is the first time this is happening to you, I would suggest to stay hydrated, keep a light diet for now and monitor your temperature, your belly pain and your stool. You might also consider a virtual consult. ...Read more

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Swollen lymph nodes on both sides of groin, cramping with farting, bloating, burping. Sexually active. Been on Depo-Provera for 5 months. Help?

Primary care: Schedule a visit with your primary care doctor to have the lymph nodes evaluated. They may need to refer you to a gastroenterologist for all of the GI symptoms that you have. ...Read more

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Is this celiac or gluten sensitivity?I have stomach cramps, bloating, noisy stomach but not hungry, farting, burping, bumps on back of thigh, and chest pains.

Is this celiac or gluten sensitivity?I have stomach cramps, bloating, noisy stomach but not hungry, farting, burping, bumps on back of thigh, and chest pains.

Maybe, get tested...: The clinical presentation of celiac disease varies from patient to patient with either typical intestinal symptoms (see earlier healthtap answers on this topic) or a host of atypical extraintestinal manifestations. Important complications include: malnutrition, osteoporosis, infertility, GI cancers. Up to 30% have persistent/recurrent symptoms, incomplete response, or refractory disease. ...Read more

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What can cause severe bloating and flatulence?

What can cause severe bloating and flatulence?

MANY THINGS: There can be many causes of bloating and flatulance.To list a few causes here 1 lactose intolerance 2 celiac disease 3 GI infections with viruses, bacteria and parasites 4high fiber diet, and other foods which produce gas 5air swallowing 6 irritable bowel syndrome 7 constipation. ...Read more

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BLOATING and flatulence without odour continuously ?

Indigesion: Improper digesion/peristalsis, altered bacteria flora.....responsible. Try OTC GaseX. Prescription Simethicon. Lactose intolerance may be the culprit also. ...Read more

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What could be causing frequent bloating and flatulence?

What could be causing frequent bloating and flatulence?

Got Milk?: Many possibilities. For example lactose intolerance is a notorious cause of bloating and flatulence. It can come on later in life at times. If you can't find anything else, it might be worth considering a diary-free trial. If you clear up when you stop all dairy and the symptoms return when you restart dairy then you have found the cause. If you want to drink milk use lactaid milk. ...Read more

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I have belching, bloating, and flatulence. What can I do?

I have belching, bloating, and flatulence. What can I do?

Gas-X: Belching, bloating, and flatulence is often caused by ingestion of nonabsorbable carbohydrates which causes excessive intestinal bacterial fermintation (gas). Avoidance of gum chewing, eating too quickly, alcoholic and carbonated beverages can help. A good probiotic to help replenish good gut bacteria is beneficial for digestive health. Other otc meds include gas-x or beano. ...Read more

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Bloating and flatulence whenever I eat late, heavy brunch. Is this normal? What can i do?

Not nl: First thing stop eating too much . Eat slowly , chew food well and eat only if u feel hungry . Cut down dairy and wheat .if still feel same consult GI ...Read more

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Flatulence (Definition)

Flatulence = passing gas ...Read more