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How To Get Rid Of Trapped Gas In Your Back
1st, why RU gassy?: 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 do you get rid of trapped gas in your back behind left shoulder blade I can here in my intestine I can here the gas.
See MD: Have you been checked for a diaphragmatic hernia or hiatal hernia? That is when the stomach pokes up into the area where your lungs are above the diaphragm. This would be the most concerning possibility. See your doctor. Good health. ...Read more
How do you get rid of trapped gas? Also I have visible blood in the urine & continuous pain under left rib cage & back pains... Onset for 3 days
My lower back hurts really baf to the point that I cant even stand. I think its trapped gas. How fo I get rid of it?
Many possibilities: If the low back pain does not go away, I advise you to see your PCP right away. Low back pain in a female can be due to back muscle, spine, gynecologic, intra-abdominal, or urinary tract source. Careful history and exam by the doctor should help elucidate the source. ...Read more
Here are some...: Is feeling gas-trapping new or old, periodic or recurrent or constant? For a 16-y-o young, gas-trapping in bowel is very uncommon except someone very inactive + drug abuse + poor dieting. So, seek evaluation and counseling so to pan out how to improve bowel regularity, chiefly by dietary modification, keeping active, rarely maybe needing laxative by mouth or suppository via rectum. ...Read more
How do I get rid of trapped gas in my chest. Each time I sit down I can feel the pressure rise to my chest and it is very uncomfortable.....It burns?
See below: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more
How do you get rid of constant pain under left rib cage? It feels like trapped gas and like I need to use the bathroom.
How to get rid of gas pain after colon surgery? I've been walking a lot, but still a lot of trapped gas. How many days does it take to get 1st bm?
Few days: A few days usually. Remember you have not eaten for some days in between. If you are passing gas and no movement try taking a laxative to help with the first movement then it still maybe agee days until food goes thru ur system to get back to normal if you are not passing any gas maybe a bigger problem and you should get looked at asap. ...Read more
Evaluation needed: Sensation of gas and pressure in the chest and back may not be related to gas at all, e.g. cardiac pain may feel like gas. Best would be to be evaluated by your doctor ASAP. ...Read more
Depend: Lower back pain has variety of causes. Does it come and go type of pain or persistent dull aching? Does it relate to the menstrual cycle? Without specific and physical examination, it is difficult to guess what it is. If the pain comes and go, you may try high fiber diet and avoid gassy food such as lettuce, beans or dairy products. If persistent, shouild see your doctor. ...Read more
Hello Doctor, I'm 25 yr old male since 1 week I have a pain on my left back side of chest I feel some gas has got accumulated How to get rid?
See a physician: The first step is to figure out what's causing your symptoms and it would be impossible to narrow down the diagnosis without more information and a physical exam. See a doctor to help figure out what's wrong! ...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?
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
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
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
Probiotics and diet: Passing gas is not unusual. Probiotics for healthy gut bacteria can help. Also limit cruciferous vegetables like cauliflower, broccoli and other offenders like green peppers and onions. You may also be lactose intolerant- see if eliminating liquid milk makes a difference. If so you may need to further evaluate lactose free diet. ...Read more
What causes "gas": Gi gas arises from maldigestion (enzyme deficiency like lactose intolerance), food intolerance (ex. Gluten sensitivity), fermentation (as with bacterial overgrowth syndrome or changed flora after antibiotics), altered GI tract motility/gastroparesis, excessive air swallowing, inflammatory ;infectious causes. Any peptic symptoms, early satiety? Tried acid blockers yet? Also check out fod-map diet. ...Read more
Find the cause:
Many different things can cause gas pain 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
Gaviscon: Gaviscon as directed.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
Hard to fix: The odor from intestinal gas comes brom the breakdown of nutrients that you do not absorb, but feed various germs in your gut. They feed on the excess and create methane gas and other odors that depend on the germ and item consumed. Beano and Lactaid are two OTC products in the US that help some. Keep a food diary to see which ones make u gassy/then avoid them is a simple plan. ...Read more
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
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