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Doctor insights on: Foods That Calm Painful Gas

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What can cause painful gas?

What can cause painful gas?

Feeling gassy ; full: 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, ; pelvic issues outside gut. See ur doc. ...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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Whats good for Painful gas?

Coupla suggestions: Avoid beans, cabbage, gum, any food that seems to cause gas. Take any preparation containing simethicone. You can also try activated charcoal (capsules). Lie on your stomach (on a heating pad) to relax stomach muscles and encourage the gas to escape! ...Read more

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What can be done for painful gas pains?

What can be done for painful gas pains?

Pass gas: Assuming the pains are truly gas pains: gas pains can be quite painful. Carminatives help to pass gas. These can include fennel, fenugreek, cinnamon. Hot beverages help stimulate bowel function (even hot water, with or without lemon juice). Chamomile and peppermint help relax gut muscle spasms and may help. Ginger tea can help too. Avoid gassy foods, sugarless candies, bubbly drinks. ...Read more

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I have painful gas after incarcerated abd wall hernia?

I have painful gas after incarcerated abd wall  hernia?

Please clarify...: Have you been recently diagnosed with an incarcerated hernia (if so, get it fixed ASAP), has your hernia recently been repaired (if so, call your surgeon). Please refer to our other HealthTap answers regarding contributants to gassiness. ...Read more

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Can you give me advice. painful gas in chest, neck and shoulders.?

Can you give me advice. painful gas in chest, neck and shoulders.?

See your doctor: this question, and the issues it might be are very complicated. you should see your doctor for evaluation. if this is an acute issue you might want to go to the emergency room at the hospital. ...Read more

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What in my diet could be causing my ebf 3 1/2 month old to have painful gas that seems to be trapped? And if i take a probiotic would it help him?

What in my diet could be causing my ebf 3 1/2 month old to have painful gas that seems to be trapped? And if i take a probiotic would it help him?

Probably nothing: Some people swear that their diet affects their breastfeeding newborn but studies have refuted that mother's diet does. So with good studies to back that up, your diet, nor a probiotic should matter. Some babies just have gas. You could try the gas drops in the pharmacy and see if it helps, or a peppermint drop under the tongue, but probably not much will help till he learns to work it out. ...Read more

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I get painful gas, cramps and bloating after every meal that last the whole day. Often so bad i can't eat anything. What is the cause of this?

Fatty foods?: If you can blame the symptoms on foods or meals high in fat, oils, or cooked in oil; the think about gallbladder disease. May need a gallbladder ultrasound to test for stones. ...Read more