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Pain across upper abdomen, heavy burping and gas, bloating, pain shoulder blade, tender under right rib cage and had gall bladder removed year ago.

Pain across upper abdomen, heavy burping and gas, bloating, pain shoulder blade, tender under right rib cage and had gall bladder removed year ago.

See you MD: You need to get a complete history and physical, laboratory testing, diagnostic imaging as well as possible endoscopy to evaluate the source of your distress. Perhaps dietary restrictions may be at fault but other more serious causes should be excluded first such as pancreatitis, malabsorption, hepatitis, and/tumors. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Belching (Definition)

Belching (big burps) is a symptom in which a person forces air noisily from his stomach out through his mouth. Belching can be due to too much air or gas in the stomach. Sometimes, people purposely swallow air and belch it back ...Read more


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Best foods to help with gas, bloating and abdominal pain?

Best foods to help with gas, bloating and abdominal pain?

Don't: Over dose self on fiber as excess fiber beyond 20-25 grams will cause your symptoms. Eat the proper foods and drink 80-100 oz caffeine free/alcohol free fluid daily and don't waste money on fiber supplements. Don't do carbonated or use straws both of which add gas to your system ...Read more

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Weekly cycle of constipation, foul gas, bloating, abdominal pain. Prescribed 2 sachets laxido daily. Healthy diet, water and exercise. Ideas?

Weekly cycle of constipation, foul gas, bloating, abdominal pain. Prescribed 2 sachets laxido daily. Healthy diet, water and exercise. Ideas?

IBS: Time to be evaluated for IBS as well as gallbladder disease. You will need blood testing and an abdomianl ultrasound. Please make an appointment for a medical examination. ...Read more

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For the past couple of days I've had major headaches, gas, bloating, and slight lower abdominal pain. (i recently had my gardasil vaccine too) thanks!

For the past couple of days I've had major headaches, gas, bloating, and slight lower abdominal pain. (i recently had my gardasil vaccine too) thanks!

Call pediatrician: Since you recently had your Gardasil vaccine, it's best to contact your pediatrician, who gave you the vaccine, so that s/he can document your effects from it. It's good to also ask if you can be seen for follow-up, so that they can advise you what you can do to feel better. Always start with your doctor first. ...Read more

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What causes nausea/vomiting after spicy foods-heartburn-over-fullness even on empty stomach-gas-bloating and abdominal pain? Poo yellow and solid.

What causes nausea/vomiting after spicy foods-heartburn-over-fullness even on empty stomach-gas-bloating and abdominal pain? Poo yellow and solid.

See your DR and: Get examined for stomach irritation and galbladder problem. Take care! Http://healthyeating. Sfgate. Com/dietary-tips-gastritis-5953.Html#page1. ...Read more

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23 year old male on and off loose stool, mild abdominal pain, excessive gas, bloating, nausea. I concerned Peptic ulcer or ulcerative colitis?!

23 year old male on and off loose stool, mild abdominal pain, excessive gas, bloating, nausea. I concerned Peptic ulcer or ulcerative colitis?!

Vague GI complaints: This coul dbe symptoms of any number of GI disorders including peptic ulcer disease, infalmitory bowel disease, irritable bowel disease, or pancreatic insuficiency. Chronic infections could also cause this such as giardia.
It would be best to have these symptoms evaluated with formal testing to arrive at a correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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What could cause me to have gas, bloating, stomach aches, and constipation?

What could cause me to have gas, bloating, stomach aches, and constipation?

Possibly: Excess fiber and not enough fluids. Remember, anything with caffeine or alcohol dehydrates and therefore creates an imbalance of fiber and fluids. Drink 80-100 ounces caffeine free/alcohol free fluid daily and eat a high fiber diet. If you are eating properly you do not need fiber supplements as this may cause an excess fiber and can lead to gas pains, cramping and constipation. ...Read more

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What causes stomach pain in left side of abdomen, burning across abdomen, bloating and increased gas and belching...Constant nausea but no diarrhea?

What causes stomach pain in left side of abdomen, burning across abdomen, bloating and increased gas and belching...Constant nausea but no diarrhea?

Food intolerance: You should consult a gastroenterologist. You may have a lactose intolerence or possibly celiacs disease. ...Read more

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I have gas, bloating, burping, indigestion and chest feels heavy from gas. Can acid reflux medications help me with those symptoms?

I have gas, bloating, burping, indigestion and chest feels heavy from gas. Can acid reflux medications help me with those symptoms?

Reflux: It may... Consider modifying your diet as well: stay away from spicy foods, tomato based foods, greasy/fried foods, caffeine, and chocolate and alcohol too ...Read more

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Male 40 years old who has frequently stomach pain, gas, bloating, stomach is hard not soft also acidity. Should there be a concern? Any suggestions?

Male 40 years old who has frequently stomach pain, gas, bloating, stomach is hard not soft also acidity. Should there be a concern? Any suggestions?

Gastroenterologist: I feel that a gastroenterologist is best to diagnose and treat you for these symptoms. You may be lactose intolerant or sensitive to gluten. The appropriate tests will be ordered. ...Read more

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Pain in ears, worst in left, feels like air/gas bubble. Have had gas/bloating. Flatulence, burping, along with flu. What can I do? Thanks

Pain in ears, worst in left, feels like air/gas bubble. Have had gas/bloating. Flatulence, burping, along with flu. What can I do? Thanks

Need for examination: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by an ENT physician. ...Read more

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I'm having symptoms such as acid reflux, heartburn, burping, gas, bloating, but can't vomit, what that could be and can you suggesting some reliever?

I'm having symptoms such as acid reflux, heartburn, burping, gas, bloating, but can't vomit, what that could be and can you suggesting some reliever?

GERD: Your symptoms are consistent with reflux of stomach acid into esophagus. This creates inflammation of the esophagus (the food tube).This is usually a chronic problem and requires medical attention. Long term inflammation increases risk of Esophageal Cancer and must be monitored by endoscopy. Relief with meds like Nexium can help control symptoms but if this lasts longer than 2 weeks, see your doc ...Read more

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What's wrong with me? Sour stomach, gas, bloating, bowel almost everyday (not normal for me), burping the flavor from food after every meal I eat.

What's wrong with me? Sour stomach, gas, bloating, bowel almost everyday (not normal for me), burping the flavor from food after every meal I eat.

Could be: That you have constipation not allowing your food tops through your stomach properly. At any rate it sounds like an eval where a full history and exam be performed and a proper treatment planned determined is in order. Hope you feel better soon ...Read more

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I have thse symptms from 4 months. Excesive burping, gas, bloating, loss of appetite, early satiety, dark circles.23 years of age. Afraid I have stmch cancer?

I have thse symptms from 4 months. Excesive burping, gas, bloating, loss of appetite, early satiety, dark circles.23 years of age. Afraid I have stmch cancer?

Unlikely: It is very unlikely that you have stomach cancer. Did you change your diet recently? Did you gain weight? You may wish to adjust your diet by trial and error to foods that suit you better. It may help to exercise regularly. ...Read more

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Stomach pain, gas& bloating. I have IBS. Eating 2300-2500 kcal/day exercising 5x/ week. What could be the cause?

Stomach pain, gas& bloating. I have IBS. Eating 2300-2500 kcal/day exercising 5x/ week. What could be the cause?

IBS=label for combo: Of symptoms; some signs. For all body cells, controls=within cell, tissue, organ & central nervous system, only some of which physicians partially understand yet cannot see/measure. Many Docs promote only physical. As embodied Soul↔Mind↔Brain↔Body creatures sending >2, 000, 000 orders/sec brain↔body, Humans=HiTech; medicine=LowTech. Most answers=within; hidden-history&emotions=always big issues. ...Read more

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Stomach pain, gas, bloating, rumbling intestines daily, completely uncomfortable all day every day tried a parasite cleanse I've had enough?

Stomach pain, gas, bloating, rumbling intestines daily, completely uncomfortable all day every day tried a parasite cleanse I've had enough?

Wrong approach!: Irritable bowel syndrome (ibs) is a condition associated with abdominal discomfort, altered stool pattern, ; among others accompanying nausea, bloating, gasiness. Often improved by stooling, ibs is defined by changes in perception of gut distension, motility, sensation. Diet ; emotional stress may contribute. Ibs is a diagnosis of exclusion--first rule out inflammation, ischemia, infection, etc. ...Read more

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I am taking amlodipine benazepril I am having gas bloating stomach pain carbinated drinks make it worse also chills?

Not from meds: Most likely from your diet, reduce carbohydrates, dairy, and see if this improves! If not a trial of probiotics may help. Seek medical attn if symptoms worsen ...Read more

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Soft mushy stool burning anus gas bloating and some lower stomach pain while pressing on lower tummy green/brown in color some floating grease residue?

Soft mushy stool burning anus gas bloating and some lower stomach pain while pressing on lower tummy green/brown in color some floating grease residue?

SoundsLikeARealGas..: First of all don't go near an open flame. Next, your symptoms sound potentially serious enough to warrant a little jaunt to your friendly neighborhood ER or Urgent Care, or at least your own doc tomorrow. This could all be something that blows over in another day or two and you could wait if you want to, but if it's still as awful as it sounds, why take a chance? You are passing fats and bile. ...Read more

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I keep experiencing gas, bloating, stomach pain and pain around my left kidney right after I eat. Was previously diagnosed with kidney stones a yr ago?

Stone pain? Unlikely: Kidney stones would likely not be responsible for stomach pain and bloating. Also the pain from a stone would not be related to eating. Would talk to your doctor about these symptoms and consider a GI workup. Good luck! ...Read more

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My eight year old daughter has been having stomach pain for one month. Today she threw up. She's had gas, bloating, nasia and acid reflux. Can virus last this long? Any way to cure virus?

My eight year old daughter has been having stomach pain for one month. Today she threw up. She's had gas, bloating, nasia and acid reflux. Can virus last this long? Any way to cure virus?

Unlikely virus: One month of abdominal symptoms is a little longer than one would expect from a virus alone. Abdominal discomfort can be from a lot of causes like constipation, stomach infection with H. Pylori, acid reflux, irritable bowel, celiac disease, or IBD. Try her on a natural organic diet rich in fiber and fluids. Also try probiotics. If not helping in a few days, see a specialist. ...Read more

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Stomach growling, gas, bloating. Neg preg test and haven't missed a period over a year. Have this thumping above my belly button, stomach pain, cause?

Stomach growling, gas, bloating. Neg preg test and haven't missed a period over a year. Have this thumping above my belly button, stomach pain, cause?

Gastroenterologist: Your symptoms may be caused by irritable bowel syndrome, gluten or lactose intolerance. I recommend a consultation with a gastroenterologist who will order appropriate studies in order to make a diagnosis and give you dietary advice as well. ...Read more

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Does frequent gas, bloating & stomach pain (specially with Orofer XT) along with anemia (Hb 10.6) indicate stomach ulcer/tumor for 57+ female?

Does frequent gas, bloating & stomach pain (specially with Orofer XT) along with anemia (Hb 10.6) indicate stomach ulcer/tumor for 57+ female?

No...: Indicates......oral consumption related issue....food, med, infection like amebiasis will cause it. Reduce the dose of Orofer/change the product, get stool examined. Watch for food and water contamination. ...Read more

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I've had pain gas bloating in upper abdomen that stretches out to both sides of my ribs. Been going on for two days now. What could this be?

Get seen now: Constant abd pain for 2 days is not normal. Also, heart disease can feel like gas pains only, especially in women. Please go to an ER to be checked now. ...Read more

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Have been experiencing gas, bloating and extreme pain in the upper right abdomen for the last month. I'm now getting pain on left side after eating?

Have been experiencing gas, bloating and extreme pain in the upper right abdomen for the last month. I'm now getting pain on left side after eating?

46 Conditions: This complaint can possibly be associated with up to 46 different conditions. Therefore it would need to be thoroughly worked up by your primary physician and if preliminary workup is negative then he would probably consult with a gastroenterologist. The workup could be from days to weeks to sort out. Make an appointment with your doctor and be ready to provide as much detail as possible. ...Read more

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Gi tract problems. Nausea when I eat, lots of gas, bloating, abdominal and waist pain, and more. Chronic for months. What is going on?

Gi tract problems. Nausea when I eat, lots of gas, bloating, abdominal and waist pain, and more. Chronic for months. What is going on?

See your doctor: The chronic symptoms you are experience could be a side effect of the medications you are taking (benztropine and risperidone). You also might have some food allergies or food intolerance that you are unaware of. Tell your parents and go see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have bad diarrhea into second day now with no end and lots of gas bloating stomach noise and burping. What could this be?

I have bad diarrhea into second day now with no end and lots of gas bloating stomach noise and burping. What could this be?

See below.: You probably have a viral gastroenteritis or food poisoning. Both of these conditions are self limited. If you have persistant fevers or if your symptoms do not rapidly resolve see your md and get checked out for something more serious. ...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


Dr. Barry Rosen
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Abdominal Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the ...Read more