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Could bananas be causing excess gas and rumbling noises in stomach ?

Could bananas be causing excess gas and rumbling noises in stomach ?

Raw foods: Such as bananas are harder to digest than cooked food. They also ferment as they digest so yes, it's possible. Bananas are high in carbs but folks often forget that. If you want to avoid carbs minimize eating them. Peace and good health. ...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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Will gas x cause constipation? The foods that help avoid constipation often cause gas so i'm hoping gas x can just eliminate the gas.

Will gas x cause constipation? The foods that help avoid constipation often cause gas so i'm hoping gas x can just eliminate the gas.

Not likely: Gas-x (simethicone) basically breaks large gas bubbles into smaller ones that can easily be passed. Common side effects of this drug are loose bm's & nausea. ...Read more

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Yellow/brown mucus in stool constipation burping food back up severe bloating borborygmi lots of excess wind constant abdomen tenderness have anxiety ?

Yellow/brown mucus in stool constipation burping food back up severe bloating borborygmi lots of excess wind constant abdomen tenderness have anxiety ?

?infection: Your symptoms, especially if they started fairly suddenly may be a sign of an infection. Anxiety can certainly cause gastrointestinal symptoms, but it should not cause mucous in the the stool. ...Read more

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Stomach pain from frequent constipation and gas build up. Causes and cures?

Stomach pain from frequent constipation and gas build up. Causes and cures?

Diet and/or meds: Chronic constipation can cause build up of gas as well constipation can be caused by not drinking enough fluids, not having enough fiber in your food, and sometime some over the counter or prescription medicines can also cause it have more fiber in your diet with whole grains, fresh fruits and vegetables and drink more fluids if that does not help short course of laxative with/without stool softner. ...Read more

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Does diabetes cause excessive passing of gas and constipation?

Does diabetes cause excessive passing of gas and constipation?

Not necessarily: Diabetes can cause gastrointestinal symptoms, but the place to start evaluating things is your diet. Do you drink plenty of water daily? Do you eat fruits and vegetables? Have you recently added a new food to your diet? And how well is your diabetes controlled? First, talk with your doctor about changes in your bowels like this, keep diabetes controlled, and consider a nutrition evaluation. ...Read more

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Bloated belly and gurgling tummy noises and trapped gas noises from rectum everyday ! Go to the toilet daily stool soft but have to strain ?

Bloated belly and gurgling tummy noises and trapped gas noises from rectum everyday ! Go to the toilet daily stool soft but have to strain ?

Abdominal bloating: Have you been on Cilest long?It can cause abdominal symptoms Keep a food diary on what precipitates the gurgling . May be food intolerances consider gluten, soy, fructose, dairy ( try lactaid milk for starters) . Also consider gallbladder issues, gatritis (check for H pylori), pancreatic insufficiency ( unusual if not cystic fibrosis,chronic pancreatitis) thyroid. Follow up with doctor ...Read more

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Does excessive burping and gas indicate hunger?

Does excessive burping and gas indicate hunger?

Not necessarily.: Would not assume that is the reason. ...Read more

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Can pop give you gas and bloating real bad and air and diarrhea?

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Can pop give you gas and bloating real bad and air and diarrhea?

Absolutely: It's both carbonated and packed with sugar. Those ingredients can give you both of those symptoms that you describe. Try water! Have a great day! ...Read more

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Excessive belching and pressure in your chest?

Excessive belching and pressure in your chest?

See your doctor: Pressure in the chest is a worrisome sign. Although it can be from a stomach problem, it can alos be from a heart problem, which can be very serious, even life threatening. Best to get evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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Can excessive acid be causing ; loud stomach noises, gas , constant sore throats and occasional vomiting of bile in the morning?

Can excessive acid be causing ; loud stomach noises, gas , constant sore throats and occasional vomiting of bile in the morning?

Combo: Yes, some of the symptoms you describe may well be due to acid reflux, but vomiting of bile would be unusual unless there were more severe involvement. You should be seen and fully evaluated by a gastroenterologist. Make an appt and go. Good luck. ...Read more

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Bloating and gas from stool softener?

Bloating and gas from stool softener?

Possible: There are certainly some stool softeners that have high levels of certain chemicals that when in your GI tact can certainly cause the symptoms you describe. There are many other options for you - talk to your doctor about which ones would be right for you so that you don't get a nickname such as toot! ...Read more

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Loud stomach noises, daily excess gas and occasional diarrhea. Should i worry?

Loud stomach noises, daily excess gas and occasional diarrhea. Should i worry?

GI symptoms: Do not know whether you should worry, but if you want to get to the core of this you should see a doctor and be evaluated. Exam of stools may be necessary along with detailed history and exam. Good luck. ...Read more

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The flatulence, contain methane gas and butane gas, or only methane?

No butane. Only 20%: Of people produce methane. 99% of the gas volume does not smell. More recent evidence proves that the major contribution to the smell of flatus comes from a combination of volatile sulphur compounds (vsc).[5][12] it is known that hydrogen sulphide (h2s), methyl mercaptan, mm (also known as methanethiol, mt), dimethyl sulphide (dms), dimethyl disulphide (dmds) and dimethyl trisulphide (dmts) are present and cause the smell.Those compounds are the one percent that cause the smell. Source: wikipedia. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Stomach makes a swooshing noise when empty. Excess bloating while/ after eating no matter the portion. Foul poop, light color, soft. Lots of gas.

Stomach makes a swooshing noise when empty. Excess bloating while/ after eating no matter the portion. Foul poop, light color, soft. Lots of gas.

Bad digestion: There are several possible considerations for maldigestion. Ibs, celiac sprue, lactose intolerance (e.g. Lactase deficiency) or other food intolerance, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth to name a few. I suggest taking a probiotic supplement to correct any imbalance in intestinal flora and dietary change to a low-fodmaps diet (ibsfree.Net). If not better, see a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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Nausea at times, loss of appetite, increase in burping and passing gas. Sometimes can't burp. Stomach making noises, increase mucous in bowels

Nausea at times, loss of appetite, increase in burping and passing gas. Sometimes can't burp. Stomach making noises, increase mucous in bowels

Followup w ur doc: Wud need more info eg past medical history, present medications, etc. Happy to consult, but avoid milk/milk products, caffeine, sugar substitutes, high fructose (corn syrup) x2 wks and watch for "red flags" eg fever, belly pain, vomit, blood in stool, inability to keep up with fluids that require urgent MD attention. While most conditions eg viral get better on own, see ur doc if chronic (>5days) ...Read more

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For 2years Ive had soft stools and excess wind.When passing gas or stools I also pass clear liquid from anus.Very fatigued. Colnoscpy was clear.Ideas?

For 2years Ive had soft stools and excess wind.When passing gas or stools I also pass clear liquid from anus.Very fatigued. Colnoscpy was clear.Ideas?

Soft stool , gas: May be food intolerances/malabsortion. Check for celiac. May be intolerence to wheat (not pure celiac) or soy or milk- test by avoiding foods that contain those products for 1 -2 weeks ( sequentially so you can identify the culprit) . Also consider food allergy testing and check for gallbladder and h pylori -a bacteria involved in gastritis .Check B12 as it is low in malabsorption. f/u w/doc ...Read more