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Could be related to different factors: stress and increased acid production in stomach, food allergies, lactose intolerance, gluten intolerance, imbalance in the normal gut flora.
Try dimetikon tablets and acidophilus but also think about other factors. You need to remove lactose from diet for about 2 weeks to tell if that is cause.
Avoid excessive intake of artificial sweeteners and sodas. ...Read more
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I am having UTI since last 5-6 months and symptoms accompanying are bloating, severe gas passing, stomach rumbling noises. Iwhy is it so?
Not sure: The symptoms you provide are not usually associated with a bladder infection or uti. Also, most utis, even if not treated, will resolve eventually. Sounds like you need to be evaluated. ...Read more
I have a lot of gas otc not working I have ibs constipation gas x not working either I can hear and feel the gas & passing gas what can I take 2 help?
R/O IBS: IBS is a diagnosis of exclusion. IUC/CROHNS DZ/IBD is inflammation usually DX by BX IBS SX can be managed .You need a full exam and blood work. Especially screen for H pylori . Also stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/ &colonoscopy./EGD While you are getting these items checked out you should stick to a gluten free diet . Ie gutbliss.com and Wholeapproach.com TXPROBIOTICS/LEVSIN/BENTYL ...Read more
My stomach is sour, burns, and painful with lots of gas passing. Im usually always constipated. Pain is relieved when i eat. What can I take and do? Thx
Lousy diet: God made food is expensive but well worth it. Get rid of the "junk" , particularly all the sweet stuff. You need the proper fuel for your brain/body. ...Read more
URGENT:M58, large left inguinal hernia partially reducible, is appears to be not reducing from 10 hrs. stool and gas passing, should i rush ER or wait?
Incarcerated hernia: Is a medical emergency. Do not wait. You MUST get medical attention NOW. ...Read more
I am having sharp pains on my left side and i feel bubbling. I am having trouble passing gas and passing stool. What could be wrong ?
Sometimes after i eat i will have gas. I feel sensations in my chest that feel like my heart skips. Is it that, or is gas just passing through my ches?
Could be: But that would explain palpitations unless pain is causing palpitations. ...Read more
Can you get bad stomach pain and gas while passing a kidney stone? Is this common? I've had them b4 but don't remember the stomach pain.
Abdominal pain: Possible, also related reasons. See your physician. May need GI work up. Read more at www.Browardgi.Com. ...Read more
Here's some ideas...: 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
What to do if I have heard recently that passing gas with a foul odor isn't good..Do you know why?
Not heard that: Foul odors are usuallly do to the component gas, methane? Sulfur? But can often be influenced by the foods you've eaten as well. I guess a really foul odor might indicate a bad infection or necrotic tumor but these would be rare. Either way, if concerned, see your primary for a physical and possible referral to a gi. ...Read more
Why am I passing gas & going #2 a lot? It's been like a week since this has been going on. What's going on & why?
Impossible : Impossible to answer without a lot more questions. Dr J ...Read more
Hello, I have had what I thought to be gas problems in my lower left side for a little over 3 days now. I have been passing gas. Doesn't seem to help?
Intestinal gas??: Have you altered your diet at all in the past several days? There are several foods known to be assoc with a lot of gas production - Boston baked beans, cabbage. If that is the case modify your diet. Activated charcoal pill will adsorb lots of gas and turn stool black. If doesn't help see your doc. ...Read more
? bleeding: If you have a cut in the skin of your anus, it may hurt.. It will mean someone has to examine it and may have to do a rectal exam...Go to someone who has treated rectal problems before. ...Read more
Dietary changes: Certain foods cause bad odors when passing gas. Eating a diet heavy in red meat is one example. Try cutting out one food at a time from your normal diet, for a week or so, and if you have no improvement, add it back in and cut out another food for a week. Be cautious and see our doctor immediately if you have corresponding changes in your stool. ...Read more
A few suggestions: baring any serious issues noted on a complete history and physical , OTC remedies such as simethacone may be helpful. keep a food diary and a symptom log. see if the gas correlates with certain food groups ie dairy , starches ,gluten ,etc. a visit to your family doctor or a gastroenterologist may be needed as well. pro- biotics, Beeno etc are other OTC remedies that can be tried empirically . ...Read more
More details: How old is your son? Is he constipated- when was his last stool? Please resubmit with more information. ...Read more
Simethicone: Passing gas on its own should help get rid of gas. If you have recurrent problem, though, try to identify foods that may contribute to that (diary, certain veggies - cabbage, legumes etc.). You may try simethicone as a trial. If you have other symptoms, such as diarrhea, abdominal pain, blood in the stool, you may need to get those checked by a physician. ...Read more
M sufferinng from slight liosemotions since yestrday. Today wile passing gas slight mitions was passed in undrwear. Which medicine shud I take?
A few thoughts...: With mild, routine diarrhea, a patient can let nature clear his bowels the first day. Then medicines can be tried, such as Imodium (loperamide) for a couple of days, just to decrease the frequency of diarrhea while his body is getting rid of the problem. Drinking or eating just little bits, is helpful (not over-eating nor over-drinking). For anything more than mild brief symptoms, the doctor needs to evaluate. ...Read more
Why do I get little small stabbing pains inside my bellybutton when I have gas !? It's not severe the pain goes away after I start passing gas
Abdominal pain, severe gas, passing blood & mucus w/ no stool. Do I need urgent care or should I wait and call doc tomorrow?
You know best: If you know your doctor will see you the same day as you call - that's great, but no everyone is so lucky. If you are not sure - why not go to urgent care and follow it up w/ a visit to your own doctor. That way, if there's some major acute issue - you'll nip it in the bud. It's a good value for the peace of mind! ...Read more
Please help docs! is passing gas frequently a sign of something bad or is it due to the food you ingest?
The foods we eat.: Usually passing gas results from the foods we eat, healthy foods in general that contain protein and fiber. Sometimes we can get bacterial overgrowth in our intestines which can be helped with probiotics; the overpopulation of the intestines with bacteria can lead to excess gas production as well. ...Read more