Top 20 Doctor insights on: Does ginger ale get rid of stomach gas
Time 4 simethicone?: Many antacids work by neutralizing stomach acid. Some contain simethicone that helps break up gas bubbles in your stomach. One floats on top of acid so it "coats" as the acid is refluxed. Magnesium-containing ones can promote diarrhea; calcium-containing ones can increase acid! If gas bubbles pose a frequent problem, evaluation may be key to rule out causes, including delayed stomach emptying. ...Read more
Human studies suggests that 1g daily of ginger may be effective for nausea and vomiting in pregnant women when used for short periods (no longer than 4 days). Several studies have found that ginger is better than placebo in relieving morning sickness. In a small study of 30 pregnant women with severe vomiting, those who took 1 gram of ginger every day for 4 days reported more relief from vomiting than those who took placebo. In a larger study of 70 pregnant women with nausea and vomiting, those who received a similar dosage of ginger felt less nauseous and did not vomit as much as those who received placebo. Pregnant women should ask their doctor before taking ginger, and should be careful not take more ...Read more
Eat slower: People who are always eating on the run have a tendency not to chew their foods properly, and swallow lots of air when they are eating. Slowing down enough to sit while eating, and to chew your foods thoroughly before swallowing helps. Also it's a great idea not to hop up and start going again right after you've eaten. Slow down and enjoy your meals. ...Read more
Simethicone: Simethicone is available over-the-counter w/o prescription in the states to help deal w/excessive gas. Sudden increase in fiber can do this as well as consumption of certain foods: beans are famous for inducing flatulence. Figure out what your triggers are and try to avoid them. Or talk to your doc about simethicone. ...Read more
Ion the: Short term simethacone chewtabs might help you feel better but what you really need to do is figure out why you feel this way. Could you be constipated and need to go when you awaken? Does the has get better after pooping?! you should probably have this conversation with your doc ...Read more
Time for simethicone: Many antacids work by neutralizing stomach acid. Some contain simethicone that helps break up gas bubbles in your stomach. One floats on top of acid so it "coats" as the acid is refluxed. Magnesium-containing ones can promote diarrhea; calcium-containing ones can increase acid! If gas bubbles pose a frequent problem, evaluation may be key to rule out causes, including delayed stomach emptying. ...Read more
What are the ways to get rid of gas in stomach? Any physical way? Besides eating or drinking less of carbonated drinks etc
Flatus: It depends on the reason for excess gas or bloating! Certainly decreasing the amount of carbonated beverages in your diet will help. Other patients experience relief with extra intake of water and or fiber. Lastly, medication called simethicone may decrease extra gas production. ...Read more
Probably not: Dull and constant aching is unlikely to be gas. Need to know what is causing it - if it persists, see your doctor. ...Read more
Burping and gas: Air in the digestive tract may come from a variety of sources-maldigestion due to enzyme deficiency (ex. Lactose intolerance) or food intolerance (ex. Gluten sensitivity), fermentation by gut bacteria (as with bacterial overgrowth syndrome or changed flora after antibiotics), altered GI tract motility, excessive air swallowing, as well as inflammatory and infectious causes. Easy to test for these. ...Read more
ABDOMINAL PAIN: Avoid carbonated and caffienated beverages. Try maalox or gasex. If symptoms still persist see your doctor. ...Read more
What can I do if my stomach is huge now because of gas in it and bloating how do I get rid of it?
Find the cause: Many different things can cause stomach bloating. 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. ...Read more
I have these gas bubbles in my stomach and they are so uncomfortable and they pop. What can I do to get rid of this?
Simethicon: Try gas-x aka simethicone and google foods that promote increased intestinal gas. Try avoiding those. ...Read more
I have bad gas everyday all day. If there is any kind of pressure on my stomach it worsens. How can I get rid of this problem?
Bread, milk, tomatoes, lima beans are mostly the culprits.
I found. Red meats and soda drinks create pressure in the stomach that can trigger acid reflux and irritable bowel syndrome (ibs). Eating fibers, fresh fruits and vegetable are great. Try the alkaline diet.
Or better still take probiotics. Essentials for life or refuel capsules are the best. It keeps you regulated as well. ...Read more
See below: Try walking to mobilize the gas naturally. ...Read more
My stomach is reacting to poorly prepared food... Wat medication or home remedy to get rid of the bloating and nad gas?
Candida produces: The symptoms you mention. Please see a natural health doctor or your doc to get treated for that. Probiotics are often used for this. Raw foods are hard to digest. If you are eating them, please switch to par-boiled food. Peace and good health. ...Read more
How can I get rid of excessive gas in stomach? I have gas almost every other day. Burping every time.
Stop dairy: You might be lactose intolerant. Try stopping all dairy for a week or two. If the gas persists check in with your family doc. ...Read more
How to get rid of gas trouble naturally? I am feeling bloated and some pain in chest and upper abdomen? No other significant symptoms.
Gas: Generally caused by swallowing air. Review all your eating and drinking. If you are sucking on candy, chewing gum, drinking frequently, etc., you are also swallowing air and it's going to come out the other end. By cutting down on the air swallowed you cut down on the gas volume. Simethicone is a drug which breaks up gas bubbles and can help symptoms ...Read more
How do you get rid of air bubbles in your stomach, I may just have gas built up but im unsure, feels like cramps in my stomach and on my sides.
Burp: If you drink a lot of carbonated beverages could be air bubbles/gas. Otherwise if persists have checked by your doc. ...Read more
Extremely Painful gas bubble in stomach. Causing runs and vomiting. How do I get rid of the pain?! Please help!
Get checked: Many severe abdominal issues (other than gas) can start this way. If the pain is new and severe and associated with vomiting, it is important to get an URGENT evaluation. ...Read more