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Gas Trapped In Upper Abdomen
Am having severe trapped gas pain in right upper abdomen since 3 days, I cnt sit and liedown, wat wl do next step. I tuk syrp antacid nd all home remed?
What is this? I feel gas trapped in mu upper middle abdomen right below my chest. A bubble feeling. A need to burp to be relieved
Gas: Warm air rises, even inthe stomach and intestines. Try using beano or gasx. ...Read more
Aerophagia: Fancy word for swallowing air. You may be eating too fast. Exhale before swallowing the food in your mouth. Also consider what food you are ingesting-soda is full of gas and foods like cabbage produce gas in the gut. If you are careful at how you swallow and do not eat known gas producers like beans it should be less of a problem. ...Read more
Sometimes the left side of my upper abdomen hurts. It's probably gas. But why does wind get stuck in that area only? No other symptoms, except gas.
Gas: Hello ~ If it is gas its probably coming from the stomach and a dilated stomach can impinge the diaphragm and give you a pain like a "stitch". The important thing is to let a doc place a hand on your stomach to make sure every thing is fine and there are no abdominal masses or any other noteworthy symptoms thanks ...Read more
I have been having discomfort and slight pain in my mid and upper abdomen, when I pass gas, it smells more foul than usual, not like death or sewer, just a different more foul oder,?
Need an exam: You need to see a physician to properly diagnose your problem. There are many possible causes for your symptoms and just giving you a list won't be helpful. You need to discuss your symptoms in person with your physician who will then examen you. Don't try to self diagnose this type of problem. ...Read more
Gas n tightness in the Upper abdomen especially the upper left part... Almost similar to the gallstone gas problem I once had except there is no pain.
Gas: Gas entrapment in the colon where it takes a turn can cause discomfort in the left upper abdomen. Taking simethicone after meals prevents gas buildup in the stomach. If you can't pinpoint offending foods or continue to have frequent abdominal discomfort, see your physician or a gastroenterologist for evaluation. ...Read more
Burping and gas: Air in the digestive tract may come from a variety of sources-maldigestion due to enzyme deficiency (ex. Lactose intolerance) or food intolerance (ex. Gluten sensitivity), fermentation by gut bacteria (as with bacterial overgrowth syndrome or changed flora after antibiotics), altered GI tract motility, excessive air swallowing, as well as inflammatory and infectious causes. Easy to test for these. ...Read more
I think there is a bulge in my upper abdomen. I often belch and I have gas. What are the possible causes?
My boyfriend is having bad pains in his upper abdomen and left lower back. Can eat constipated says it feels like gas for over 2 weeks now help?
Get checked: From what you describe, he could either have kidney or colon problems, both of which are potentially very important. He should see his doctor. ...Read more
Have pain in my upper abdomen that moves up into my chest. I can belch and ocassionally pass gas but feel when I got to the bathroom I'm not empty.
R/O IBS With GERD: GERD symptoms nausea/reflux/abdominal pain /bloating. You need a full exam and blood work. Especial screen for H pylori. Also stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/hpylori. Empiric trial of Zantac vs nexium (esomeprazole), if symptoms persist baseline EGD. While you are getting these items checked out you should ditch to a gluten free high fiber diet. Ie gutbliss. Com and Wholeapproach. Com. ...Read more
Bloated: Try an anacid with simethicone to relieve your symptoms. If unsuccessful. See your doctor. ...Read more
Bloated & feeling heavy in the upper abdomen. Neasus after eating feeling full. Passing gas properly?
Check it out: Sound lie poor digestion. Stating with digestive enzymes and probiotics might help. ...Read more
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
Been having sharp & dull upper abdomen pain & passing gas more frequently than usual. Experiencing the feeling of very full even with loss of appetite?
Need to see doctor: There are a number of problems that can cause those symptoms. The treatment depends on the cause. You need to see your physician to find out what that cause is. ...Read more
Have disconfort in upper abdomen, light headedness, lot of gas. Blood test this friday for ulcer. Is this serious condition?
It depends,,,,: It depends on if you've got an ulcer or not, but it doesn't seem likely you've got one as you've got discomfort and gas and an ulcer would likely be much more painful. But you'll not know unless you get your test so go get it and see what it is. Good luck. ...Read more
How to get rid of gas trouble naturally? I am feeling bloated and some pain in chest and upper abdomen? No other significant symptoms.
Gas: Generally caused by swallowing air. Review all your eating and drinking. If you are sucking on candy, chewing gum, drinking frequently, etc., you are also swallowing air and it's going to come out the other end. By cutting down on the air swallowed you cut down on the gas volume. Simethicone is a drug which breaks up gas bubbles and can help symptoms ...Read more
Cramp like pain in upper abdomen, worse when bending over-have to straighten quickly. Bloated. Smelly stools and gas?
I have right side pain in upper abdomen going into back lots of gas and my bili test for liver is1.8 I had gallbladder removed 2014?
Lft upper abdomen dailyuncomfort fluttering all day, diff to pass gas but when do helps. Upper endoscopy norm. BM D some days. Dr maybe gerd, no hrt brn?
LUQ gas diarrhea: May have food intolerances, would check for gluten sensitivity, soy allergy as well as milk/ eggs the major culprits. Would also check gallbladder / pancreatic sufficiency and see if creon helps. Consider irritable syndrome as well. But first would check all other causes and follow up with GI. ...Read more
Leaned slightly forward, 5 second Stabbing pain in upper abdomen and then up between breasts. Then waved arm and another similar pain. Gas? Heart?
Anatomy: So, you are asking how you can feel pain when you move into a position that causes squishing of some internal organs, and/or your lungs and the muscles in the abdomen or chest and then have short pain. It is not your heart or gas. It is the squishing and stretching of muscles and organs and a physician would be surprised if you felt nothing. ...Read more
I have high sgot 42 u/l. Pain right upper abdomen. Gas problem. Stool just after eating (20 to 30 mins). Stool very less. Not solid. Suggest what to do?
Mildly elevated SGOT:
There are many possible causes for this from a mild virus, medications, chronic hepatitis, etc. The liver test should be monitored in the near future.
As for the gas and decreased stool volume, this may be evidence of simple constipation, even though what you make is loose. It is possible these 2 problems are related. C ur doc soon to follow up on the liver test and discus your symptoms. ...Read more
I have right side pain in upper abdomen going into back lots of gas and my bili test for liver is1.8 I had gallbladder removed 2014&burning pain rib?
Biliary stones.: Since you have had your gallbladder removed, you are less likely to have biliary disease due to gallstones, however that does not discount the possibility. Your elevated bills do point to a possible early obstruction. I would suggest that you have an ultrasound of the biliary tree or MRCP. If you have been having any fever/chills, Nausea/vomiting you should go immediately to the ER. ...Read more
Male, 25. Symptoms (from 10months)- upper abdomen fullness, distension, gas, burping, incomplete and more that one BM, no pain/ache/cramp. IBS or what?
Unfortunately: The constellation of symptoms you describe can be accounted for by many different things from malabsorption of certain macronutrients to some intestinal infections to irritable bowel syndrome. It's easy to guide you in these 400 character or less responses. Your best bet is to consider a formal consultation through HealthTap Prime or just review this with your primary care doctor. ...Read more
Nonspecific: Your symptoms are nonspecific and could be due to lactose or gluten intolerance or sensitivity. Irritable bowel syndrome is another possibility. If symptoms are very recent and bowels are loose, an intestinal tract infection (viral, parasitic) or food poisoning may be present. See your physician if symptoms persist or worsen, vomiting occurs or if your abdomen is very tender. ...Read more
For two days in a row now I have felt a heavy quick "thud" in my abdomen which sounded like it was around my stomach. What is this? Gas? Something serious? It is making me feel very uneasy!
Exam: You will need a medical examination to diagnose your issues. "Thud: is not a know medical term- please clarify. ...Read more
When ever I push on my abdomen/stomach I can pop gas bubbles and it makes gurgling noises. Is this normal? Can it be harmful to do that?
Get an xray: To make sure it is nothing serious. You may just be prone to excess gas production by your digestive system ...Read more
Hello, I've now been experiencing gas-like pain in the stomach/abdomen area for over a week. It doesn't seem to be tied to meals or mealtime. Pain comes in short bursts and lasts only a couple of minutes at most. It slowly comes on and subsides, only to r
MEDS FOR GAS RELIEF:
Simethicone which is sold under many different names is the best med for gas and is available over the counter for the gas
for stomach pain it depends on the cause, if the pain is due to gas, it will go away with med for gas, for others you need to find out the cause of pain and treat it appropriately. ...Read more
Swallow less air: Try to chew slowly and swallow slowly and you will have less gas. ...Read more