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In a medical context, "having gas" refers to having too much gas in the bowels. This causes burping, cramps in the belly, ...Read more


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What r some effective home remedies for people with Crohn's disease whor experiencing bloating and gas pains?

What r some effective home remedies for people with Crohn's disease whor experiencing bloating and gas pains?

Enzymes, diet etc.: Gas & bloating is usually due to not fully digesting your foods. Chew your food very well. Avoid foods that are more difficult to digest- this will require experimenting- fodmap is a diet which may be worth trying. Digestive enzymes may help. Probiotics may help as well. Herbs like boswellia extracts may help crohn's disease quite a bit. See my comment for a link for more diet info. ...Read more

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Suffering from constipation for 1 1/2 years. No fibre or even laxatives help. Is there anything I could do for bloating or gas pains? Always hurts

Suffering from constipation for 1 1/2 years. No fibre or even laxatives help. Is there anything I could do for bloating or gas pains? Always hurts

Water and anti-gas: Make sure you drink plenty of water, and you could try a variety of anti-gas preparations with simethicone. If still persistent, get a consultation by a gastroenterologist. Be sure to ask about irritable bowel syndrome as well. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Dad is in hospital. I'm stressed, didn't eat well and now have stomach pains, bloating, gas, nausea, headache. Took 20mg of gaviscon, no relief. Help.

Dad is in hospital. I'm stressed, didn't eat well and now have stomach pains, bloating, gas, nausea, headache. Took 20mg of gaviscon, no relief. Help.

Could be your meds: I see that you are or were on levofloxacin. This could be causing it. You can stop the med and call the physician who wrote it. Stress may really play a factor here however. Talk to a friend or someone at the hospital. Eat small meals with less fat content. This will may help. Good luck ...Read more

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I just had a ileostomy reversal and am dealing with bloating and gas, what can I do to relieve the pain of the build up of the excess ?

I just had a  ileostomy  reversal and am dealing with bloating and gas,  what can I do to relieve the  pain of the build up of the excess ?

Gas: Great question. You need to call your surgeon and let them know what you are experiencing to make sure this is normal after the procedure. They will be able to give you advice on a good diet and if there are pills to take ...Read more