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Which foods absorb stomach gas?

Which foods absorb stomach gas?

None: No foods absorb stomach gas, it might be a problem of swallowed air when eating. We all swallow air when we eat. Intestinal gas is a different story, sometimes, excess sugars in our diet and undigested foods go to the bacteria in the colon where gas is produced. Paying attention to diet cauliflower, broccoli and brussel sprouts can produce gas. ...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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The flatulence, contain methane gas and butane gas, or only methane?

The flatulence, contain methane gas and butane gas, or only methane?

No butane. Only 20%: Of people produce methane. 99% of the gas volume does not smell. More recent evidence proves that the major contribution to the smell of flatus comes from a combination of volatile sulphur compounds (vsc).[5][12] it is known that hydrogen sulphide (h2s), methyl mercaptan, mm (also known as methanethiol, mt), dimethyl sulphide (dms), dimethyl disulphide (dmds) and dimethyl trisulphide (dmts) are present and cause the smell.Those compounds are the one percent that cause the smell. Source: wikipedia. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can gas x help pass trapped gas?

Can gas x help pass trapped gas?

Yes: Gas x is simethicone. Simethicone helps break up gas bubbles in the gut. Taket by mouth, usually after meals and at bedtime . Swallow the capsules whole. Do not crush or chew the capsules. Follow all directions on the product package. If you are self-treating with simethicone, the usual maximum amount for adults is 500 milligrams daily. ...Read more

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Gas bubble in eye?

Gas bubble in eye?

Gas in eye: Don't fly. I presume you had a retinal procedure to repair a torn retina or a macular hole. Proper positioning is important. If pain call your doc asap. I'm not sure of your question but would be happy to respond of you provide me with more details. ...Read more

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Stomach pain that eases when burping or passing gas?

Stomach pain that eases when burping or passing gas?

Abdominal pain: You state that you have stomach pain that eases when you burp or pass gas. This very well could be due to diet, problems digesting gluten or milk. Also could be related to a lack of fiber in diet or something called Irritable Bowel Syndrome. You can easily increase your natural fiber, and watch your diet closely and seek medical attention if this continues. ...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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Does inhaling gas fumes cause bad breath?

Does inhaling gas fumes cause bad breath?

What gas fumes?: Gasoline? Natural gas? Propane? Flatulence? Either way, halitosis does not result from inhaling any type of gas. Gum disease, cavities, and acid reflux, as well as your diet may be the cause. ...Read more

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Is it harmful to inhale freon gas?

Freon: Freon gas inhalation has a number of minor symptoms. Inhaling low levels of freon, such as during a refrigerator leak, typically causes headaches, dizziness and lightheadedness. Some people also experience nausea and vomiting. These symptoms are most likely in small children after accidental inhalation. Rarely, people experience intense abdominal pain, blood in vomit and bloody stool. Banned 1994. ...Read more

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Does an empty stomach produce gas?

Does an empty stomach produce gas?

Probiotics: Try probiotics. Diet likely major role. Lactose or fructose intolerances are common. Empty or full stomach are less the issue than the foods consumed. Read more at www.Browardgi.Com. ...Read more

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Will Prilosec caused trapped air in my stomach?

Will Prilosec caused trapped air in my stomach?

Not a bit: but the conditions it is used for will. Ulcer, hiatal hernia, reflux all feel like trapped air. Prilosec mostly helps some/all of the symptoms associated with those. ...Read more

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Does trapped gas cause colic?

Does trapped gas cause colic?

No: Nope. That gas causes colic is a myth, probably created by the people selling worthless anti-gas drops to worried, exhausted parents. ...Read more

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Throat chest burn gas rectum?

Throat chest burn gas rectum?

More info needed: From what little you have written it is impossible to know what your question is or what your problem is. Please give much more information. ...Read more

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My 16 year old is having liquid bile like diarrea, stomach discomfort, belching over and over, passing gas, and acid reflux? Gall bladder

My 16 year old is having liquid bile like diarrea, stomach discomfort, belching over and over, passing gas, and acid reflux?  Gall bladder

Nope: The hallmark of gb disease is severe attacks of upper-middle or upper-right abdominal pain. Your son should be seen by his pediatrician to work-up possible causes of his diarrhea. This can include dietary issues, infections, irritable bowel, or even inflammatory bowel disease (rarely). If they can't get to the bottom of it, they will likely refer him to a GI specialist. Good luck. ...Read more

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Could bananas be causing excess gas and rumbling noises in stomach ?

Could bananas be causing excess gas and rumbling noises in stomach ?

Raw foods: Such as bananas are harder to digest than cooked food. They also ferment as they digest so yes, it's possible. Bananas are high in carbs but folks often forget that. If you want to avoid carbs minimize eating them. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Do nuts give people gas?

Do nuts give people gas?

Gas: Peanuts like beans, belong to the legume family, which can produce gas in some people. Other nuts, to my knowledge, do not since they are not legumes. Beano contains an enzyme that dels with the component of peanuts & beans that causes the gas; take before eating them. ...Read more

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Why does my baby have so much gas?

Why does my baby have so much gas?

Gas is mainly...: ...Swallowed air. Improved latching, a different bottle, or (most often) better burping will usually help. ...Read more

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I have a lot of gas what is the cause?

I have a lot of gas what is the cause?

Gas issues: Excessive gas has various causes. It could be the foods you are eating that tend to have a lot of gas produced after being digested. Legumes is one of the examples. Also, your intestinal microflora may have suffered and it's not doing well digesting food causing you to have lots of gas. Disorders of the gallbladder and pancreas are known to cause gas due to poor digestion. ...Read more

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What lifestyle choices can I make to reduce gas?

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What lifestyle choices can I make to reduce gas?

Yes: Gas x has simethicone in it and strips are used for immediate effect. I do not think one works better than the other. Also when you eat, do it slowly, chew your food well. Avoid too much of starches and carbohydrates. ...Read more

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I pass bad smelling gas frequently. Should I be worried?

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Maybe: Depending of your age, symptoms and other medical conditions you have, you might want to check it out. Although this may be embarrassing, it would be worth it to establish a relationship with a primary care doctor to talk about it. It may be an example of food intolerance/allergy...Or in some cases more serious problems. Even if it isn't anything serious, they may be able to help you manage it. ...Read more

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Do doctors on hearth except insurance? I have BCBS OF GA.

Do doctors on hearth except insurance? I have BCBS OF GA.

I don't think so.: Check with customer support to confirm this though! And ask about options Is your doc part of Healthtap Concierge? Fee is different there, but still no insurance billing, as as far a I am aware. ...Read more

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I have had gas real bad for the last two weeks what should I do?

I have had gas real  bad for the last two weeks what should I do?

Doctor can evaluate: Colon, rectum, or anus symptoms can be due to some irritation (inflammation) or infection. Irritation can occur from diarrhea, giardia infections, constipation, inflammatory bowel disease, celiac disease, etc... Lactose intolerance causes gas. Excess fruits or sugarfree sweeteners like maltitol or sorbitol also make gas. A primary care doctor can evaluate, and refer to a G.I. Specialist if needed. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have had uncontrollable gas for over a week?

Gas: Avoid foods such as beans and lentils, and limit foods with lactose, fruits and the sweetener sorbitol may help reduce flatulence. Taking a walk after meals may also help.Take over the counter gas-x, may try probiotics, drinking Anise Tea. ...Read more

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What is the max time I can wear rigid gas permeable contacts in one day?

What is the max time I can wear rigid gas permeable contacts in one day?

I say 12.: Varied answers from varied eye care specialists. In general, i advise my patients that are wearing rigid gas permeable (rgp) contact lenses to not wear them for more than 12 hours a day. You do not want to suffer from contact lens overwear syndrome. This is a corneal inflammation that results from wearing your rgp contacts too long because they feel comfortable. The next am you will have eye pain. ...Read more

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Im passing a lot of gas and my right side hurting, what does this all mean?

Maybe nothing but...: Taken together, your symptoms suggest a potentially dysfunctional gut. This may reflect autonomic dysfunction, inflammation, infection, gynecologic issues/pregnancy, even a bladder infection. Irritable bowel syndrome also has to be considered. Some simple testing and a physical exam should help answer your question and define what treatment is appropriate. ...Read more

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What to do if I cannot release gas worst feeling in my life. immediate help needed!!!?

Gas-x: you can use OTC meds with simethacone in it to help get rid of gas assuming you don't have other symptoms that might indicate another underlying issue like a bowel obstruction ...Read more

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My one month son was given more than the recommended dose of gas drops he seems fine but should i worry?

Problems not likely: It is unlikely that the gas drops whose active ingredients is most commonly simethicone will cause any harm. However, there is not any legitimate medical evidence to show that this medication in infants is actually effective so you may want to discuss with your pediatrician the need to continue. ...Read more

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We have been in our car for 496 miles I accidentally knocked over the 5 gallon container of gas, and it got all over my backseat. We have our three?

We have been in our car for 496 miles 
I  accidentally knocked over the 5 gallon container of gas, and it got all over my backseat.

We have our three?

Hazardous : Unfortunately your car can't be used until all the gas is cleaned from it, fumes are dangerous to your health and your kids health, let alone the fire hazard, good luck ...Read more

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What causes gas?

Foods, feeding: Gas is a product of digesting certain foods. If you are breast feeding, you may want to limit your intake of certain foods -cruciferous vegetables (broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower), beans, garlic, onions, chocolate, coffee and citrus fruits, dairy can also cause gas. Your baby can become gassy from feeding too fast and swallowing too much air. Try to burp your baby every 5 min during feedings. ...Read more

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What are the causes of trapped burps/gas?

Swallowing: Air in your stomach comes from something you ingested - carbonated beverage for example - or from air you have swallowed. These gases are normally trapped by a sphincter which closes off your lower esophagus from your stomach. ...Read more

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What causes gas in the intestines?

What causes gas in the intestines?

Altered flora: A change in the normal bacterial population of the gut. The bacteria generate gas which distends the colon and causes flatulence. ...Read more