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What to do if got gas pain agian?

What to do if got gas pain agian?

Gas: You may try gas-x, charcocaps. Avoid gas producing foods such as beans and many vegetables. ...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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What can I do to relieve gas pain?

What can I do to relieve gas pain?

Anti gas: There are several products that will help you by decreasing gas production, most of them over the counter. More importantly, most of them work the best when taken prior to eating. Make a diet diary and attempt to narrow down which foods seem to trigger the most gas. Adjusting how much an how often you eat these gas producing foods will also help. ...Read more

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Can eating vegatables cause gas pain?

Yes: Some vegetables contain quite a bit of psyllium which can cause significant gas production and subsequent gas pains. ...Read more

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What should I do for severe gas pain?

Few suggestions...: Try taking one or more of the following: simethicone, charco-caps, or probiotics. Dietary insoluble fiber causes gas as does lactose if you are lactose intolerant. A low-fodmaps diet (ibsfree. Net) can help control chronic gas. Good luck! ...Read more

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Trapped gas pain felt on sides and back?

Trapped gas pain felt on sides and back?

Possible: This is certainly a possibility. However, it should relieve itself with flatulence or a bowel movement. If the pain continues, and with too little information to suggest another diagnosis, I would recommend you consult our physician in person for a physical exam. ...Read more

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What foods should I eat if I have gas pain?

Here is info: Here is a nice review of the appropriate & inappropriate foods/beverages for you to ingest:
http://www. Cnn. Com/2011/HEALTH/expert. Q.a/11/17/flatulence.foods. Jampolis/ ...Read more

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My husband suffers from severe gas pain, what can we do about it?

Gas: Gasx, simethicone. Gas is either from swallowing air, indigestion, or dysbiosis. Natural remedies include digestive enzymes and probiotics. ...Read more

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I need help! How do I know if I have appendicitis or is it just gas?

I need help! How do I know if I have appendicitis or is it just gas?

If worried, see doc: The classic symptoms of appendicitis are abdominal pain localizing to the right lower quadrant (RLQ) of the abdomen, some nausea and vomiting, and lack of appetite. On exam, there is RLQ tenderness. If the appendix has ruptured, pain and tenderness may be throughout the abdomen. Labs generally show elevated white blood count. Abdominal ultrasound or CT scan are increasingly used for dx. ...Read more

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How can you tell the difference btwn gas pain & something is wrong pain?

Many causes exist: Gas pain is not associated with fever, tends to relieve itself in a few minutes or with bowel movement. Gas pain will usually not have any other symptoms or signs associated with it. Most people that get gas pain have had it before. If this is the first time you are having severe abdominal pain and it does not go away in a few minutes you should contact your doctor or go to see one. ...Read more

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I been having bad gas pain for the last three days what can I do to stop it?

Abd pain: Need more info. Are you constipated? Are you actually passing any gas or is it only giving you cramps? If u r able to pass gas and just constipated -increase water intake and take Miralax (polyethylene glycol) for few days. Also gas x should help. If not passing any gas pl go to ER and have it evaluated. ...Read more

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Can glucosamine Hydrocloride cause gas pain.

Can glucosamine Hydrocloride cause gas pain.

Possibly: In some people glucosamine can cause gas pains. Take it will a full meal to avoid side effects or spread out the doses over the day if you are taking it all at once. A normal dose is 1500 mg a day and you could try taking it 500 mg three times a day. ...Read more

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How many days post colonoscopy does gas pain still happen?

How many days post colonoscopy does gas pain still happen?

Less than one: It should clear within a day; pain beyond that may be due to another cause such as multiple polyps being removed. Severe pain, or pain with other symptoms such as light-headedness, dizziness, or getting worse instead of better, should be evaluated immediately. ...Read more

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How to determine if my side pain is more than just a gas pain?

Gas pains: Go away. Any persistent pain must be evaluated by your doctor. Not a web site hehehehe

but if it goes away you can just ignore it until you get more persistent symptoms. ...Read more

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Which works better for gas and gas pain: gas-x or charcoal caps?

Gas!: Gas-x will break up the large gas bubbles into smaller ones. Charcoal tablets will prevent the production of gas from various things. More importantly, you could consider decreasing the gas producing things in your diet, such as broccoli, beans, and cauliflower. If you eat those things take beano. Also, carbonated beverages can also make you very gassy. Good luck! ...Read more

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What is wrong with a person if they keep belching and have gas pain?

What is wrong with a person if they keep belching and have gas pain?

Peptic: Could be reflux or acid damage. Also, could have lactose intolerance, celiac, irritable bowel. Could try some acid suppression meds but worth seeing a md if it persists or if there are any red flags: vomiting, weight loss, blood or black stools, etc. ...Read more

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What are gas pain remedies? I have uncomfortable gas pain. What can I do about it?

Several OTC products: Beano has enzyme that breaks down moderate-sized sugars in beans, peanuts, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, brussel sprouts. Lactaid has enzyme that breaks down milk sugar in dairy products. Gas-x et al have simethicone that helps reduce bloating. Activated charcoal has tiny pores that absorb carbon dioxide. Use one for the food (s) giving u gas problems. ...Read more

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Why am I having gas pain after appendectomy?

Why am I having gas pain after appendectomy?

Normal: It is normal for the intestines to be bit uncoordinated after an abdominal operation with general anesthesia. This can cause some bloating, and eventually that all has to come out. There is nothing specific related to the appendectomy and "gas". Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Can gas pain cause back pain?

Can gas pain cause back pain?

Absolutely: Gas causes expansion of your abdomen and leads to strain on your spine. Severe constipation can also lead to the same. ...Read more

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Does Zantac (ranitidine) helps with gas pain?

Does Zantac (ranitidine) helps with gas pain?

No: Zantac (ranitidine) is an antiacid medication. There me be a side effect of less abdominal discomfort due to decreased acid production, but it does not treat gas directly. ...Read more

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What should be done to get rid of the gas pain?

What should be done to get rid of the gas pain?

Find the cause: Many different things can cause gas pain true bloating due to a large amount of gas can best be avoided by avoiding the foods, activities that cause the gas accumulation. Many other things feel like bloating but may be due to inflammation or adhesions or gallstone problems etc. See your primary to figure out the cause of your symptoms

http://digestive. Niddk. Nih. Gov/ddiseases/pubs/gas/. ...Read more

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Can you get gas pain anywhere in your abdomen?

Gas: Yes you can. Since gas pain occurs in the stomach and/or intestines you can feel this type of pain almost anywhere in the abdomen. But you must also realize that there are many causes for abdominal pain that can be confused with gas pain. ...Read more

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What can I do to relieve gas pain from my right shoulder?

Have it evaluated: If the pain truly originates in the abdomen, I would consider gall bladder disease. If the pain is not a "gas pain" then local shoulder problems can cause it. Have a doctor take a look. ...Read more

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What can I do for extreme gas pain in upper back, chest, and shoulders?

What can I do for extreme gas pain in upper back, chest, and shoulders?

Maybe it's not gas: A person with "extreme gas pain" in the upper back and chest may have something other than gas. If it is gas, then taking an over-the-counter antacid/anti-gas medication should help quickly. But what if it is a heart attack or an aneurysm of the aorta? Those can be fatal, so a person with such symptoms should see his doctor or get checked at the emergency room right away. ...Read more

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I took 3 laxatives at 5:20 a.m. I’m now in so much gas pain and I wanted to know if I could take a gas-x tablet to help with the pain.

Discuss: With your doctor with specific medical advice. Generally gas X tablet can be taking to alleviate gas pain. If after taking laxatives, abdominal pain may be an indication of obstruction that requires evaluation ...Read more

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My 6.5 month old all of a sudden started crying from what seems like gas pain. She rarely is inconsolable but every 45 min or so she wakes up crying?

In Pain!: Your little one must be in pain. We should treat these precious little people like we would wish to be treated. It's difficult to say what the cause is but it does need physician assessment very soon. I hope you can reach your physician otherwise go to the ER. ...Read more

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What is the cause of gas pain under sternum?

Esophagus: If pain extends up beneath the sternum could be esophageal motility problem, gastroesophageal reflux disease, or esophagitis. Follow up with gastroenterologist or your pcp. ...Read more

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Appendicitis (Definition)

The inflammation of the appendix which can cause right lower quadrant pain that radiates and ...Read more