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Doctor insights on: How To Prevent Stomach Bloating

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How can I prevent stomach bloating?:)

How can I prevent stomach bloating?:)

Diet modification: Certain foods have a sugar called rafinose which we cannot metabolize and then bacteria in our gut use it for food and produce carbon dioxide as a byproduct. Beans are notorious for having high levels of rafinose. Try using Beano tablets and see if your symptoms go away. ...Read more

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Tips to prevent bloating stomach?

Tips to prevent bloating stomach?

Depends: Depends whether this has been a life long issue which is usually a food allergy or intolerance. If this is a relatively new thing, a trip to the gastroenterologist might be advisable. Sometimes new onset bloating necessitates a colonoscopy to rule out colon pathology. ...Read more

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Is there anything i can take to prevent a bloated stomach, are there certain foods that cause bloating?

Is there anything i can take to prevent a bloated stomach, are there certain foods that cause bloating?

Maybe IBS, but...: The GI tract has a very limited # of symptoms to signal its distress--nausea/vomiting, diarrhea/constipation, bloating, pain, fullness, bleeding, etc. As you know, many of these characterize ibs, but are also seen with inflammatory, infectious, ischemic, malabsorptive, and functional disorders. Directed lab work, imaging, biopsies, stool studies are appropriate in excluding non-ibs pathology. ...Read more

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For 57+ yr female, is it ok to take 'Orofer XT' & 'Pantocid 20' alternate days along with 'Ecod Plus' daily to prevent gas & stomach bloating ?

For 57+ yr female, is it ok to take 'Orofer XT' & 'Pantocid 20' alternate days along with 'Ecod Plus' daily to prevent gas & stomach bloating ?

See answer: If you are taking that much medication for "gas" and stomach bloating you should see your physician to diagnose your problem. For more information on possible causes for your problem go to > http://bit.ly/1S4Uupd and http://bit.ly/1Yh19QU ...Read more

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Which med is more effective against G.I, reflux stomach rumble and bloating problems, Rabeloc 20 or Facid 40? Thank you..

Which med is more effective against G.I, reflux stomach rumble and bloating problems, Rabeloc 20 or Facid 40? Thank you..

Reflux: They are nearly the same and both effective. But remember the goal is to find the cause of the reflux and eliminate that. ...Read more

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How can I prevent bloating?

How can I prevent bloating?

Depends on the cause: Bloating usually means excess gas or stool in the intestines. Sometimes it means slow emptying of the stomach. Avoiding, or getting rid of, constipation is important. This can be done with lifestyle changes, dietary improvements, otc laxatives, and prescription meds. Lactose intolerance and eating excessive fiber both cause more gas. The doctor can make sure there's not a tumor blocking things. ...Read more