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I feel bloat my stomach for long yrs and i pass gas more than 100 time a day.I being tested by colonoscopy but nothing found on my li what shall i do?

I feel bloat my stomach for long yrs and i pass gas more than 100 time a day.I being tested by colonoscopy but nothing found on my li what shall i do?

Bloated: Bloating is usually a dietary issue, and often there is nothing grossly wrong on endoscopy. I would try an elimination diet, usually bloating is related to some degree of wheat sensitivity. Also, trying a course of probiotics may help. ...Read more

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Colonoscopy (Definition)

Colonoscopy is the procedure of using a long flexible camera to visualize the entire colon from the inside with the option to take pictures, video, perform biopsies, remove polyps, etc. Generally people are sedated and do ...Read more


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Is it normal for my stomach to be bloated after a colonoscopy?

Is it normal for my stomach to be bloated after a colonoscopy?

Gas is there: During colonoscopy, gas is used to help inflate the colon to enable it to be advanced. Bloating from gas in the colon (also known as teh large intestine) is common. The gas should be within your colon, which is in your abdomen. No gas is put into the stomach when doing lower endoscopy = colonoscopy. ...Read more

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I had a colonoscopy a week ago, still can't go to bathroom, feels like my stomach is so bloated?

I had a colonoscopy a week ago, still can't go to bathroom, feels like my stomach is so bloated?

Need more info: Would need to know why did you have the colonoscopy? What were your symptoms before the colonoscopy? What were the results of your colonoscopy? This may be simple constipation ; need to drink more liquids and use a laxative. But I do not know your medical history, best is to contact your gastroenterologist or doctor who performed the colonoscopy to get instructions. ...Read more

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Bloated feeling under right ribs, tan colored stools too. Liver blood 4 months ago was fine. Abdominal US and colonoscopy normal. What could it be?

Bloated feeling under right ribs, tan colored stools too. Liver blood 4 months ago was fine. Abdominal US and colonoscopy normal. What could it be?

Hemobilia: The condition you are referring to is Hemobilia. It is defined as hemorrhage into the biliary tract. Associated with it can be jaundice, right-sided upper abdominal pain, and hematemesis. The condition can originate from iatrogenic injury, a malignant hepatic or biliary tumor, and coagulopathy due to end-stage liver cirrhosis. Duodenoscopy will frequently reveal bleeding from the papilla. ...Read more

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Child has stomach pains, bloated stomach , high sed rate, dr ruled out constipation and colonoscopy and endoscopy ok. Any suggestions?

Child has stomach pains, bloated stomach , high sed rate, dr ruled out constipation and colonoscopy and endoscopy ok. Any suggestions?

Food intolerance: I'm sorry to hear about your child's troubles. Sometimes food intolerance ; allergies can cause discomfort. Common food allergies include dairy products as well as gluten which is very common ; difficult to avoid. Blood work can determine if she should undergo a very strict diet: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/gluten-free-diet/my01140. ...Read more

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After longconstipation/blockage colonoscopy,taking Citrucel but still bloated,sore stomach.What should my doc check next?Is this damage that can heal?

After longconstipation/blockage colonoscopy,taking Citrucel but still bloated,sore stomach.What should my doc check next?Is this damage that can heal?

Gut flora needs: to be balanced. Consider seeing a nutritionist and taking a Probiotic. (Dr. Ohira brand is a good one.) Stick w/your doc so any medical conditions can be identified or ruled out. Possible food sensitivity. Great Plains Laboratory in KS has a good lab test for that. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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After i eat fiber foods i get bloated and abdominal discomfort. Been having constipation problems. Colonoscopy endoscopy CT scan normal. Why is this?

After i eat fiber foods i get bloated and abdominal discomfort. Been having constipation problems. Colonoscopy endoscopy CT scan normal. Why is this?

Hi gh fiber: Foods with inadequate fluids or excessive caffeine or alcohol will cause your symptoms. Drink 80-100 ounces of caffeine free/alcohol free fluid daily, more if you exercise. ...Read more

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