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What could be causing pain in upper left abdominal muscle, excess gas and visible peristalsis. Going on for 1 year now. Postpartum related?

What could be causing pain in upper left abdominal muscle, excess gas and visible peristalsis. Going on for 1 year now. Postpartum related?

Consider constipatio: You may want to consider constipation as a cause. Unlikely related to post partum for a year. You store stool on the left side of your abdomen before you evacuate it out of the rectum. ...Read more

Gas (Definition)

"gas" is, of course, a phase of matter - the air we breathe is a gas. In a medical context, "gas" can refer to having too much gas in the bowels, causing burping, or cramping in the belly. It also can refer to flatulence, ...Read more


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Could my diarrhea,abdominal pain,excess gas,and very smelly poo be caused by eating too much sugar?My stool culture and parasite check came negetive.

Could my diarrhea,abdominal pain,excess gas,and very smelly poo be caused by eating too much sugar?My stool culture and parasite check came negetive.

Continue workup: Despite the "pop" wisdom, sugar in your diet won't do this. It's not helpful nutritionally and tends to make you fat and is rough on the teeth. If I were seeing you, I'd test you for gluten enteropathy, and if you don't have that, then Whipple's, pancreatic insufficiency, and a bunch of others would be considerations. Are you losing weight? ...Read more

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How to relieve abdominal gas?

How to relieve abdominal gas?

Mylicon: Mylicon is simethicone which works fairly well. There are several other brand names such as Gas-EX. Bean-O is used for prevention. http://www.drugs.com/mtm/mylicon.html ...Read more

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What positions are best for relieving some abdominal gas?

What positions are best for relieving some abdominal gas?

Changing position: Its not which position but how often you change position thats effective in relieving abdominal gas. ...Read more

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For the last 7 days, I have had very painful abdominal gas. This is not normal for me. What could be causing it?

For the last 7 days, I have had very painful abdominal gas. This is not normal for me. What could be causing it?

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 fruits, 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 cause. ...Read more

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What are solution of having abdominal gas after 1year of delivery and after miscarrage ?

What are solution of having abdominal gas after 1year of delivery  and after  miscarrage ?

See a doctor: Pregnancy can often cause changes in gastrointestinal function like gas, heartburn, bloating and constipation. These may not resolve for several weeks after delivery. However a year later these issues should be resolved. At this point it is time to see a doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Can abdominal gas be felt on the left side of stomach?

Can abdominal gas be felt on the left side of stomach?

Yes..: You can feel gas pretty much anywhere in your abdomen because gas can not only be a problem in your stomach, but you can also have build up of gas in your small and large intestines as well, making it possible to feel gas pain pretty much anywhere in/on your abdomen. ...Read more

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How Abdominal gas leads to High Blood pressure? after having food.

How Abdominal gas leads to High Blood pressure? after having food.

Probably not related: Pain, anxiety, fear, physical activity (both aerobic and anaerobic) and other factors can increase BP. Passing gas without pain or other symptoms is unlikey to have much effect on BP. ...Read more

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How do I alleviate abdominal gas as a persistent, painful symptom in the later stages of ovarian cancer?

How do I alleviate abdominal gas as a persistent, painful symptom in the later stages of ovarian cancer?

Ovarian cancer: When patients are terminal we will often have a tube placed in the stomach (g-tube also known as a peg tube) to act as a relief valve. Taking simethicone (gas-x) frequently can also help. ...Read more

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Im21 do hemorroids cause abdominal gas pain and dificuly to fart and flat stool i feel alot of preasure in my rectum is this cancer?

Im21 do hemorroids cause abdominal gas pain and dificuly to fart and flat stool i feel alot of preasure in my rectum is this cancer?

Not likely. : Hemorrhoids can cause rectal pain or pressure, problems passing stool or gas and bleeding. Rectal cancer at your age would be very unusual. If symptoms persist see a doctor. Soaking in a warm bath should help hemrrhoids as would stool softeners. See a physician if problems continue. ...Read more