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Doctor insights on: Excessive Gases In The Stomach

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Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more


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Causes of too much gas in abdomen?

Causes of too much gas in abdomen?

Includes: Constipation, eating certain food items,bacteria overgrowth, IBS, diverticulum, malabsorption. ...Read more

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Can excess stool in the colon cause general intestinal "rumbling"? Can excess stool in the colon cause backup into the small intestine? What exams?

Can excess stool in the colon cause general intestinal "rumbling"? Can excess stool in the colon cause backup into the small intestine? What exams?

Associated problems: "Excess stool in the coloin" implies a motility disorder of the colon. A motility problem can involve multiple organs in the GI tract. Stool does not generally back up from the colon into the small intestine, other than during episodes of colon obstruction. ...Read more

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What causes gas in the intestines?

Altered flora: A change in the normal bacterial population of the gut. The bacteria generate gas which distends the colon and causes flatulence. ...Read more

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What causes a lot of gas and gurgling in the stomach after bowel movement?

What causes a lot of gas and gurgling in the stomach after bowel movement?

Irritable bowel synd: Crying bowels . Stress can cause your bowels to contract and spasms. Take a fiber con with a glass of water daily to help ease the problem ...Read more

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Will improper digestion causes vomiting of bile in the morning?

Will improper digestion causes vomiting of bile in the morning?

Yes: Improper digestion can mean different things. Vomiting anything on a regular basis is not normal. Bile is a yellow greenish bitter tasting fluid the liver makes. When a persons stomach is empty and they are flat bile can fill the stomach. That along with acid from the stomach can make you nauseous. Often acid reflux will add to this. Medicine like Prilosec or Zantac (ranitidine) can help. If not c Doctor ...Read more

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What causes too much gas in the stomach?

What causes too much gas in the stomach?

Fermentation: Gas in the abdomen can come from fermentation in the colon or in the stomach. If there is belching the gas is in the stomach. Blocking stomach acid can led to overgrowth of bacteria in the stomach. Eating small amounts of healthy unprocessed foods with some of the herbs that are helpful for gas like ginger, fennel, or peppermint can be helpful. ...Read more

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Can cpap cause a lot of gass in your stomach.?

Can cpap cause a lot of gass in your stomach.?

Yes: If the pressure is too high or machine or mask is not adjusted properly. You can also get, ahem, gas. ...Read more

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Can gas in the stomach cause heart palpitations?

Can gas in the stomach cause heart palpitations?

No: To be precise, gas in the stomach can not cause heart palpitations, but it can give the feeling like there is something happening to the heart when there is not. We frequently have patients who feel "palpitations" while wearing a heart monitor and we see no abnormalities of the heart rate or rhythm. So, the sensation can come from causes unrelated to the heart. ...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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Does atrovastatin cause gas in the stomach?

Does atrovastatin cause gas in the stomach?

Usually not: Main side effect of any statin class of drugs is muscle pain and damage. Any medicine can cause GI problems, so it is possible, but uncommon. I am sure your doctor prescribed it for a good reason, so i would try to take it as directed. ...Read more

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Does abdominal gases mean gases in digestive track only or there can be gases in other areas as well resulting in discomfort?

Does abdominal gases mean gases in digestive track only or there can be gases in other areas as well resulting in discomfort?

Abd gas: It can be inside GI tract but if it ruptures and gas escapes into abdomen you die quickly if not treated. So most likely just GI gas. ...Read more

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What cause noise in the stomach and pain in umbilical cord?

What cause noise in the stomach and pain in umbilical cord?

Unlikely situation: Only a newborn has an umbilical cord and there is no way you would not know if the nb is having pain from the cord. Noise in the stomach is likely gas. ...Read more

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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

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Can dehydration cause bloating of the lower stomach?

Can dehydration cause bloating of the lower stomach?

It can but rarely: Unusual. You may be constipated or certain foods are not agreeing with you. ...Read more

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What is the cause of gas in stomach that seems trapped?

What is the cause of gas in stomach that seems trapped?

Gas: Sometimes this is next to the stomach in the splenic flexure of the large intestine but within the stomach it can be a manifestation of irritable bowel, air swallowing excessively, anormal bacterai in the stomach gastritis or ulcer, inlammatory disease, gallbladder disease. ...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