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How To Get Rid Of Gas After 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
Walk...: The intestines will be stimulated with mild exercise such as walking... The gas will pass... ...Read more
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
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
How can I get rid of my irregular motion. At times it hard & at times it almost liquid. I have gastric prob. No erosion seen in endoscopy, colonoscopy?
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
Gas after laparoscop: Take a tincture of time usually works. Would be unusual for days after op. Call your Dr. ...Read more
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.
Not aware of any dietary supplement helping gas. Probably fiber. ...Read more
Couple ways: One way is prevention with otc prep like beeno. 2nd way is to break up large gas bubbles into smaller ones that can be passed more easily; otc products with simethicone (gas-x, for example) will do that. If gas is due to milk intolerance (lactase deficiency), lactase enzyme is available as tablets (lactaid) to be taken b4 meal with dairy products. Lactaid milk has been treated with enzyme. ...Read more
Avoid dairy!: As we get older, we are at increased risk of lactose intolerance. Lactose intolerance is our inabiity to digest lactose sugars. Therefore, when we ingest foods such as ice cream, cheese, and milk, we may become bloated, have abdominal pain, and gas. Avoiding foods containing lactose usually reduces these symptoms. If symptoms persist, see your physician to ensure nothing more serious. ...Read more
Pass Gas: Allow the gas to pass, either burp or pass the gas thru the anus. Simethicone is touted as an antigas medication and can be safely taken to try to eliminate gas. ...Read more
Simethicone: Simethicone is available over-the-counter w/o prescription in the states to help deal w/excessive gas. Sudden increase in fiber can do this as well as consumption of certain foods: beans are famous for inducing flatulence. Figure out what your triggers are and try to avoid them. Or talk to your doc about simethicone. ...Read more
Food sensitivity: Gas x. Over the counter simethicone may help, but need to get to bottom of what is causing the issue. You may have lactose intolerance, or sensitivity to wheat. Try eliminating dairy for a few weeks. Also try eliminating wheat. See if it helps. You may need to see your doctor if it continues to be a problem. ...Read more
Gaviscon: Gaviscon as directed.Get a more detailed answer ›
Funny: When no one home lie on stomach head down and hips up up up you really not only pass gas, fell comfort and would feel like want to go to toilet. Drink lot of woter. 1/4 tea spoonful epsolm salt in cup of water once a week. Add 5 prunes ANS 5figs to diel. Some times abdominal binder helps to relief. ...Read more
Will resolve: U describe a mild form of ileus, in which intestinal motility is decreased, usually due to inactivity and prescribed narcotics for pain. While this ileus usually resolves in a few days, if u walk, drink enough fluids, minimize or eliminate the use of narcotic pain pills, then this will speed your recovery. If u are unable to hold down fluids, have fever or worsening abdominal pain, see ur md. ...Read more
Depends on location: Air in the digestive tract may come from a variety of sources-maldigestion due to enzyme deficiency (ex. Lactose intolerance) or food intolerance (ex. Gluten sensitivity), fermentation by gut bacteria (as with bacterial overgrowth syndrome or changed flora after antibiotics), altered GI tract motility, excessive air swallowing, as well as inflammatory and infectious causes. Easy to test for these ...Read more
What are the ways to get rid of gas in stomach? Any physical way? Besides eating or drinking less of carbonated drinks etc
Flatus: It depends on the reason for excess gas or bloating! Certainly decreasing the amount of carbonated beverages in your diet will help. Other patients experience relief with extra intake of water and or fiber. Lastly, medication called simethicone may decrease extra gas production. ...Read more
Diet: Eat right. You can try beano.Get a more detailed answer ›
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