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How To Get Rid Of A Bloated Stomach
Few suggstions...: Bloating may be caused by excessive air or gas in the gut. Simethicone or charcoal containing supplements may offer fast relief. Probiotics are another class of supplements that may be helpful. Prevention of gas and bloating with a low-fodmaps diet (ibsfree.Net), elimination of carbonated drinks, and avoiding gum chewing and hard candies all can help. ...Read more
We need to know more: Bloated stomach could many different things. Is it a big swollen belly due to fluid colelction or just a bloated feeling due to gas or indigestion. You need to see and ask your doctor to find out if it is a stomach probleme, e.g., hyperacidity or nausea or is it a liver disease like hepatitis or cirrhosis which can cause fluid accumation (ascites). The treatment will depend on finding exact cause. ...Read more
Stage 4 lung cancer. Spread to spine. Paralyzed lower body from cancer. Have a lot of gas in stomach. How can I get rid of gas/ bloated stomach?
How do u get rid of a big bloated stomach i walk for 1hr every day fast and watch what i eat & drink . I never was like this i m 42 yr old.?
Ancestors: You are now approaching mid age when front "pots" start showing up on a usually "lean and mean fighting machine"! sory for being so blunt, but our family build either side is inherited as genetic make-up and can't be altered. You can go to a gymn and get an evaluation for an exercise program but make sure you have a thorough health exam also. You can minimize genetics by dieting carefully. ...Read more
Is peppermint tea good for getting rid of bloating? I know it aids disgestion but can it also help get rid of a bloated stomach?
Possibly: Peppermint oil has been used effectively for a variety of digestive issues (flatus, nausea, bloating, vomiting, cramps, loose bowel movements, heartburn, indigestion & irritable bowel syndrome). However, you may have better effect with enteric coated capsules. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I ate a large breakfast at a buffet and it's been five and a half hours since. I'm bloated, my stomach has expanded. How can I get rid of this feeling?
It will pass: If you are constipated a laxative may help. If you ate foods high in lactose (dairy products) this may be a sign of lactose intolerance. Exercise may help pass or mobilize the gas through your colon but certainly avoiding further intake of foods containing lactose will help prevent it from happening again. Take careful not of what you ate that causes this and avoid in future ...Read more
Gas: Significant percentage of gas is related to intake. Many adults are lactose intolerant. A "diet dairy" may help to identify specific food triggers for you to avoid. Gluten(wheat) intolerance is another sensitivity. Blood test can assess this. Altered bowel habits(constipation) may give rise to more gas. Although roughage overall is beneficial, many foods(esp vegetables) may increase gas. ...Read more
Try a stool softener: Hi, thanks for the question. There are over-the-counter options to help alleviate constipation. Three common ones are miralax, (polyethylene glycol) senna tabs, or colace. Each one is slightly different so be sure to read the dosing instructions and see which one might be right for you. If you are still feeling your symptoms despite treatment, schedule an appointment to visit your primary care physician. Good luck! ...Read more
ABDOMINAL PAIN: Avoid carbonated and caffienated beverages.Try maalox or gasex.If symptoms still persist see your doctor. ...Read more
I feel bloated immediately after consuming about a handful of cashews on an empty stomach. If that is the cause, how do I get rid of bloating?
A Handful of Dust: Forgive me for being rather simplistic but if you become bloated after eating a handful of cashews, then try half a handful and if that doesn't work,move on to another nut.I realize that cashews are delicious and incomparable but you might just have to get used to the fact that your body doesn't like them.By the way, I assume you mean roasted and not raw cashews.The raw ones are rougher on the gut ...Read more
Feeling gasy and bloated everyday in the stomach, is there anyway to get rid of it? As many time i would also have a stomach pain with it too?
Reason 4 gassiness?: Feeling full of "gas" may reflect malabsorption of food (like gluten, lactose), intake of poorly digested food, or choosing foods known to promote gas (beans, fizzy drinks). Sometimes its more complicated--a stomach emptying too slowly, bacterial overgrowth syndrome, delayed intestinal function, partial obstruction from any cause, infection, rectum problems, and pelvic pathology outside the gut. ...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
My pee smells really bad kind of like poop ,could it be because i held in my pee for a while that it lead to my stomach feeling bloated and sore? and what can i do to get rid of the smell, and also how long will it last ?
Depends: Go to a Doctor or Urgent Care or ER for evaluation. You may have a fistula. An abnormal hole in the bowel or bladder. A recto-urethral fistula is a hole between the urethra and the rectum. This hole leads to the leakage of urine in the rectum and feces traveling into the bladder. Or maybe you just have a bad UTI. ...Read more
Find the cause: Many different things can cause stomach "bloat". True bloating due to a large amount of gas can best be avoided by avoiding the foods, activities that cause the gas accumulation. Many other things feel like bloating but may be due to inflammation or adhesions or gallstone problems etc. See your primary to figure out the cause of your symptoms http://digestive.Niddk.Nih.Gov/ddiseases/pubs/gas/. ...Read more
How dose bloating cause the stomach it to inflate.. How can I get my tummy to go back down after I get rid of the bloat?
Bloating of Abd: May be due to gas in intestines, irritable bowel or even gall bladder disease. Consider a low FODMAP diet. FODMAP stands for Fermentable Oligo-, Di-, Monosaccharides and Polyalcohols. See more info here. http://www.ibsdiets.org/fodmap-diet/fodmap-food-list/ Also consider visit to primary care for checkup. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
I am taking PEG 3550 powder now to help regulate my bowel movements but I have a very very large bloat everyday in my stomach.How can I get rid of it?
Often when I fly, it feels like my stomach/intestines get messed up, and I do not feel well for the rest of the day (not nauseated, but bloated). What causes this, and how can it be avoided? What should I do before flying to prevent this sensation?
Flight Physiology: During flight, we ascend to altitudes where there is less pressure, allowing gas in our gut to expand which can lead to bloating. This is because of the physics of how gasses behave at different pressures: Boyle's Law. Try to avoid gas producing foods like beans, broccoli, carbonated beverages for a few days before flying. Exercise when you land. http://tinyurl.com/qhlmfo8 ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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