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Extreme flatulence, stomach cramps, acid reflux?

Extreme flatulence, stomach cramps, acid reflux?

Dietary changes: An alteration of intestinal motility or bacteria. Dietary factors, such as an increased intake of lactose, fructose, sorbitol, indigestible starches in fruits, vegetables, and legumes, and carbonated beverages. Products such as pork, upon digestion, may release trace concentrations of malodorous gases. Psychological factors. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Loose Stools (Definition)

Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more


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I feel indigestion, stomach pain (after eating meal), burps, diarrhea and constipation?

I feel indigestion, stomach pain (after eating meal), burps, diarrhea and constipation?

Could be ulcer: Epigastric pain which is the tip of your stomach could mean either ulcer or gastritis negative ct scan does not mean you do not have a problem stay on liquid or light diet take either Prilosec or zantac (ranitidine) from over the counter with some anti acid make sure your bowels moving ok no constipation if your symptoms does not improve your doctor should referred you for upper endoscopy. ...Read more

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What to do about nausea, heartburn, indigestion, upset stomach, diarrhea yay peto-bismol?

What to do about nausea, heartburn, indigestion, upset stomach, diarrhea yay peto-bismol?

Humorous (:: I don't know if you are actually asking a question or just sharing a jingle? My go to is hot, freshly made, organic ginger tea. It often helps for all the problems you listed. ...Read more

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Rolling, sharp, crampy stomach pains, vomiting bile, diarrhea, gas?

Probably gastroenteritis: You should be seen to assess for dehydration and more serious conditions such as appendicitis or cholecystitis, especially if you have never had anything surgically removed. ...Read more

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Bloating, gas, frequent bowel movements, stomach pain, nausea?

Gastroenteritis: This is most commonly viral, but if it persists longer than 5-8 days or you develop fever it will time to see your doctor. Hope you are better soon. ...Read more

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Vomiting heartburn digestion problems maybe appendix hernia ulcer?

Vomiting heartburn digestion problems maybe appendix hernia ulcer?

Possibilities: With the symptoms you've described, appendicitis is unlikely. More likely are a hiatal hernia or an ulcer. Avoid alcohol, spicy foods, and stay upgright (don't lay flat) 2 hours after eating. You can also try some over the counter antacids. If your symptoms persist you should see your doctor as an upper endoscopy might be informative. ...Read more

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Bloating, gas, frequent bowel movements, stomach pain, nausea, shivering?

Bloating, gas, frequent bowel movements, stomach pain, nausea, shivering?

Abdominal Pain: Abdominal Pain is a common complain in the outpatient setting. Would recommend to see a doctor. Can be as simple as Irritable Bowel Syndrome or it can be more concerning. ...Read more

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Can constipation cause nasuea, belching and stomach cramps?

Can constipation cause nasuea, belching and stomach cramps?

Yes and No: ? can constipation cause nauseous & cramps. Symptoms oft associated w. irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) & poor AM appetite. I have observed in dozens of young male extreme sport enthusiasts; permanently injured their pelvic girdles from severe falls. My theory that sacroiliac joint (SIJ) subluxation impinges presacral autonomic nerves; thereby disrupting intestinal motility. ? Osteopath ? Cannabis. ...Read more

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Constant loud stomach noises, abdominal cramping, occasional severe diarrhea, anxiety, sleeplessness, excessive mucus, acid reflux, frequent gas?

Constant loud stomach noises, abdominal cramping, occasional severe diarrhea, anxiety, sleeplessness, excessive mucus, acid reflux, frequent gas?

Intestine: You are having a problem somewhere in your intestine and it needs to be thoroughly evaluated by your doctor. Don't wait on this. Call for an appt. If it has been going on a long time, you may need to see a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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Can omeprazole cause stomach bloating?

Can omeprazole cause stomach bloating?

Yes: I have seen that effect at times. Try stopping it for a few days ; see if it goes away. If so, ask your doctor for another brand in the same class. Sometimes the bloating is brand specific. ...Read more

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I am experiencing bloating or abdominal fullness, heartburn (gerd), extra saliva, regurgitation of food or liquid, overeating, stomach upset, thro...

I am experiencing  bloating or abdominal fullness, heartburn (gerd), extra saliva, regurgitation of food or liquid, overeating, stomach upset, thro...

GI symptoms: These are all symptoms related to digestion. The good bacteria in your gut may be imbalanced or it could be something more. Please see your doc who will help you figure it out and treat it. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Could constipaton cause heartburn?

Could constipaton cause heartburn?

Possibly: Patients with chronic constipation could have overall sluggish motility including the stomach which may predispose them to acid reflux. ...Read more

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Might IBS cause heartburn and acid reflux symptoms?

Might IBS cause heartburn and acid reflux symptoms?

Not really.: Ibs causes abd distention, bloating, cramping, constipation and diarrhea like symptoms. Your symptoms sound typical of reflux disease. Avoid spicy food, chocolates, coffee, eat small meals, and take anti ulcer meds. Reflux symptoms could be from a hiatal hernia as well which is diagnosed by either an upper GI contrast study or egd. Follow up with a GI doc if symp not goinng away. ...Read more

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Bloating of stomach, gas problem, abdominal obesity?

Bloating of stomach, gas problem, abdominal obesity?

Abdominal bloating: The symptom complex reported could be from malabsorption and diet related or may be from irritable bowel. If there is any bloody stool need to be ruled out for inflammation or infection the gastrointestinal tract. ...Read more

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21 y/o M with GERD, IBS. Recurring bouts of sulphur burps, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, bloated?

21 y/o M with GERD, IBS. Recurring bouts of sulphur burps, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, bloated?

Need more info: Sorry to hear you are battling these symptoms. Are these symptoms worse after eating or not? Are they present at rest? Notice any blood in your stool? Trying to figure out if this is a motility issue, inflammatory issue, etc. ...Read more

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Loud stomach growling after eating, diarrhea?

Loud stomach growling after eating, diarrhea?

Don't sweat it. : See how this one evolves. Might just be some indigestion. I think the work up with be worse than the pathology. If it gets worse or you get new symptoms, see you doctor. ...Read more

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Diarrhea and upset stomach after eating Alfredo ?

Diarrhea and upset stomach after eating Alfredo  ?

Food: It may be the food was bad or you are sensitive to the food. The diarrhea should help clear the toxin. Make sure you are drinking plenty of fluids, like Gatorade. If your pain is persistent or you are getting behind in your fluids go to the ER for IV fluids. All the best. ...Read more

Dr. Charles Cattano
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Heartburn (Definition)

A painful burning sensation in the esophagus, just below or behind the breastbone. The pain often rises in your chest and may radiate to ...Read more


Dr. Oscar Novick
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Diarrhea (Definition)

Diarrhea = increased frequency of stools which ...Read more