Top
10
Doctor insights on: How To Get Rid Of Gas After Colonoscopy

Share
1

1
How to get rid of gas after a colonoscopy?

How to get rid of gas after a colonoscopy?

Retained air post-CO: Air is used to inflate your colon & permit inspection during the colonoscopy procedure. During your recovery before discharge you will be encouraged to pass the air back out. This is accomplished by changing your position in bed, gentle abdominal pressure, & verbal encouragement to overcome your natural embarrassment at passing gas. Some air may persist for several hours--call for help if longer. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Charles Cattano
1,988 doctors shared insights

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


2

2
I had a colonoscopy yesterday and now I have SO MUCH GAS! How can I get rid of it?

I had a colonoscopy yesterday and now I have SO MUCH GAS! How can I get rid of it?

Walk...: The intestines will be stimulated with mild exercise such as walking... The gas will pass... ...Read more

3

3
Is there anything i can do to get rid of bad gas and irregular bowel movements i've had since a colonoscopy in august 2013?

Is there anything i can do to get rid of bad gas and irregular bowel movements i've had since a colonoscopy in august 2013?

Crohns meds: If the crohns is still active then meds to control the GI inflammatory process needed these include steroids, immune modulators and diet to minimize symptoms irregular movements can be helped with colace (docusate sodium) and possibleuse of fleets enema if constipation rather than diarrhea. ...Read more

4

4
My colonoscopy said I have mild hemorrhoids. What can I do to get rid of them?

My colonoscopy said I have mild hemorrhoids. What can I do to get rid of them?

Warm baths: If hemorrhoids only seen by colonoscopist with no associated symptoms then no treatment suggested. If there are mild symptoms, a rectal cream or warm soaks can help. If more symptomatic with pain and bleeding, resection or rubber banding would be needed. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
How do you get rid of gas after surgery?

How do you get rid of gas after surgery?

Endoscopic surgery??: Surgeons will add gas to the area to help visualize the site better. The gas will go away on it's own over time. I have not heard of any way to speed up the process. If you mean gas in the stomach, just take some antacids or gas-x. ...Read more

7

7
How can one get rid of gas?

How can one get rid of gas?

Nothing works well: Unfortunately, nothing works well. Simethicone seams to be most effective. Its in mylanta ii. ...Read more

8

8
Ginger ale to get rid of gas?

Ginger ale to get rid of gas?

It may help.: Ginger can reduce nausea, flatus ; upset stomach. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger ; steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...Read more

9

9
What can I do to get rid of gas?

Avoid foods: The most likely cause is eating foods that you can not digest. The most likely are milk and milk rodents that are not fermented. Some beans but not others may cause gas. Also, take a probiotic to help with digestion. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
Can i tell me how i can get rid of gas?

One natural option: Ginger can reduce nausea, gas ; upset stomach. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger ; steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...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