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How To Relieve Stomach Gas
A few methods: There is no easy answer here but a few suggestions: 1. Swallow less air. This is best achieved by eating slower, not talking when eating, and eating less temperature hot foods (when food is hot we inhale a lot of air to cool it down) 2. If this doesn't help, simethicone (gas-x) can help dissolve gas particles and make gas easier to pass 3. If still a problem see a GI doctor or pcp. ...Read more
Feeling 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
See below: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more
Why do I have pain on my left side stomach when i can't relieve gas while i still have GI tract virus?
I just had ultrasound&came normal.is this gerd,usually feel full of gas in my stomach upto my chest,diffulty breathing i have to burp to feel relieve?
Probably.: Hi, Sure it may likely be gerd given the symptoms your are discribing. There're several OTC medications that works for acid reflux, however you should see a gastroenterologist to check for other underlining conditions such as bacteria over growth, ulcer, H. Pylorie infection, and celiac disease. ...Read more
Stomach pain feels like gas pockets but it's traveling in arms been there since 8 am it's now 1040 pm I'm passing gas still no relieve.
Lot of possibilities: Pain in the upper abdomen cAn be due to a lot of possible causes, related to the stomach, esophagus, gallbladder, or even the heart. A simple test to try to sort it out is to see if antacids help the pain at all. Try taking two Tums to see if you have any relief. If your problem persists, see your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more
I have pains when I pass gas and when I relieve myself, and also have sharp lower abdominal pains, what could be causing this?
Gas/constipation : This could be from constipation. Are you staying well hydrated? Be sure to eat slowly - it takes about 20 minutes for your stomach to catch up to your satiety level. Be careful about gas-inducing foods (such as beans, cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, prunes, apricots, sweeteners, dairy, whole grains). If you've already tried a bunch of OTC medicines, it is best to see your doctor. Best wishes! ...Read more
My stomach hurts so bad from Gas that I cannot bare the pain any longer. Is there anything I can use OTC or natural that can provide some relief?
There are choices: Look at your local pharmacy, and ask the pharmacist about what type of over the counter remedy they would recommend. Tums, Maalox, Mylanta, Pepto-Bismol, and all some over the counter medications that are possible to give relief from gas. If Over the counter redemdies don';t help then see a doctor. ...Read more
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