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How Long Does Bloating Associated With Constipation Last
Can kidney infection cause bloating and constipation? How long does that last? I've been taking bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) ds for 2 1/2 days now.
The Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim): Bloating is a common side effect of antibiotics, including Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim). Constipation, diarrhea or both (alternating) are also possible. The duration of this effect is difficult to predict. The most likely mechanism is the antibiotic effect of normal gut microbiota and subsequent recolonization. ...Read more
I have been experiencing cramping, bloating and constipation for the last 2 days. How can I treat this?
Constipation: If you are in that much discomfort, I would advise trying one of the various over the counter laxatives that are available such as sennosides, bisacodyl, and/or Miralax (polyethylene glycol) powder (2 cupfuls twice a day in any drink) which often works fairly quickly. A bottle of magnesium citrate if none of that helps. I hope you are also keeping yourself hydrated with water as well as that may also help. ...Read more
I develop severe bloating and constipation every time I try and quit smoking , last time it lasted 11 months. Is there any medicine or advice to help?
Nicotine: It may be that your body is missing the nicotine which acts as a stimulant for your intestinal tract and without it there is gas build-up and sluggish bowel action. Try taking a gentle stimulant like senokot, (senna)take in adequate fluids and fiber in your diet in an effort to avoid smoking or using nicotine products. Drinking hot water helps break down the gas and moves it down to be passed rectally. ...Read more
Hi , I am 35 y.o men . For the 4 last day I've had constipation and my urine is much darker color . I feel weaker , and has problem with gas bloating.
Hydration: Proper hydration is critical, providing no other medical issues. Urine color may be used with the goal as being clear to light yellow. That will definitely help with the constipation also. If, in spite of increasing your water intake, you still experience a tendency to constipation please mention it to your doctor, since further work up might be needed. ...Read more
Period is 9 days late.. I'm always regular.. Took a pregnancy test but was negative.. How long shld I wait to test again? Have anxiety bloating constipation painful sex.
In a few days: It is possible that it's something else, but i would repeat the test in a few days and if negative call your doctor. ...Read more
The past 4 weeks have been queasy , I have been experiencing constipation bloating and tiredness and now my 'period on lasted two days . Why ?
See a doctor: This symptom complex may be unrelated one to the other. You need to see a doctor, provide a full detailed history and undergo examination and perhaps some lab tests. Hope things get better soon. ...Read more
Hi doctor for the last 2 weeks i had a lot of flatulence and then started the excessive belching, bloating, constipation, what could this be?
Several things: If your symptoms have been worsening like this, you need to see your doctor for an evaluation to see what's going on. ...Read more
Teen girl, freq bowel problems. 3 weeks ago had abnormal period (longer, no bloating, etc). 3 days after it ended, constipation and facial weight gain?
Gastrointestinal: Worse than having bowel problems is worrying about bowel problems, and they tend to tumble over each other. Good bowel health involves drinking adequate fluids, 6-8 cups/day, having good fiber intake, fruits, vegetables and whole grains, and daily exercise. Working on overall health will help your body self-regulate. ...Read more
I'm starting miscarriage last thursday. Still bleeding until now. Cramps, bloating, constipation. Stomach feel full but can't fart or poo. What to do?
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