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Help docs! i'm trying to find out what causes excessive gas & stomach discomfort?

Help docs! i'm trying to find out what causes excessive gas & stomach discomfort?

Feeling gassy...: Feeling full of "gas" may reflect malabsorption of food (like gluten, lactose), intake of poorly digested food, or choosing foods known to promote gas (beans, fizzy drinks). Sometimes its more complicated--a stomach emptying too slowly, bacterial overgrowth syndrome, delayed intestinal function, partial obstruction from any cause, infection, rectum problems, and pelvic pathology outside the gut. ...Read more

Stomach Pain (Definition)

Most people will describe pain in any part of abdomen as stomach pain, it is what many patients say but in medical terms it is pain in the stomach which is located in middle of upper abdomen, so real stomach pain is the pain ...Read more


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Stomach pain, headache, excessive gas, constipation and visible heartbeat in stomach, had ultrasound and Dr. not concerned about AAA. Whats wrong?

Stomach pain, headache, excessive gas, constipation and visible heartbeat in stomach, had ultrasound and Dr. not concerned about AAA. Whats wrong?

AAA: Prominent abdominal aortic pulsation may be seen in slender people or with hypertension even without AAA. Your abdominal complaints may be due to irritable bowel syndrome, gluten or lactose intolerance. A consultation with a gastroenterologist would be helpful for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Severe stomach pain excess gas ?

Severe stomach pain excess gas ?

At your age..: I would want to examine you and get a better history and try to determine the cause which could be trivial at best or surgical at worst.. I would recommend you give your physician a chance to do just this if the symptoms are really bothering you. ...Read more

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Had sex on 5th july wich was xpectd day of period.I GT thm on 15july &its regular since then.6neg hpts.But I have excess gas&stomach pain.Am i preg?

Had sex on 5th july wich was xpectd day of period.I GT thm on 15july &its regular since then.6neg hpts.But I have excess gas&stomach pain.Am i preg?

Highly unlikely,,: This is highly unlikely as your periods have been regular and your tests negative. This is likely related to diet and even can be due to your period which can cause abdominal pain. You can see your doctor about a diet higher in fiber to help avoid and alleviate these symptoms. Best of luck.. ...Read more

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How can I alleviate headaches, stomach pain, and gassiness?

How can I alleviate headaches, stomach pain, and gassiness?

Tylenol (acetaminophen): The first thing i would try is tylenol (acetaminophen) and pepcid, mylanta, or pepto bismo. At age 50 you should have a colonoscopy, and this is especially true if you are having stomach symptoms or changes in your bowel habits. ...Read more

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Does clindamycin cause horrible gas and stomach pain ?

Does clindamycin cause horrible gas and stomach pain ?

Yes it can: Clindamycin, or virtually any other medication, can cause a variety of intestinal side effects. This is due to intestinal sensitivity to a substance that the intestines have not seen before. Talk with your prescribing doctor about other options. ...Read more

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Bad gas and stomach pain at the same time each night- no matter what I eat or whether I eat.. Any ideas?

Bad gas and stomach pain at the same time each night- no matter what I eat or whether I eat.. Any ideas?

Conditioning versus?: Consider gastroparesis=a slow-emptying stomach that is most symptomatic at night-time after the stomach fills from meals all day. More likely, brainstem reflexes induced by eating are often exaggerated in irritable bowel syndrome resulting in altered perception of gut distension, painful spasm, and modified transit of food. This response can be "conditioned" to the same time each day as described. ...Read more

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My 7yr old daughter have stomach gas and stomach pain, loose stool and bloated have low grade fever. what remedies can i give to her? thanks

My 7yr old daughter have stomach gas and stomach pain, loose stool and bloated have low grade fever. what remedies can i give to her? thanks

Diet changes: There really are no good medicines for a 7 year old who is dealing with a bout of stomach flu. This is a virus that the body needs to deal with. Diet should be dairy free for a few days, and focus on plenty of water, very dilute juice, complex carbohydrates and easy to digest proteins such as eggs, white meats, peanut butter. It will also help to give a probiotic for about a week until better ...Read more

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Stomach Discomfort (Definition)

Stomach discomfort or pain can be due to problems in digestion or irritation to the stomach. Some people use the term to describe discomfort ...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