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How to relieve stomach gas?

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

Gas (Definition)

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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How to relieve trapped stomach gases?

How to relieve trapped stomach gases?

Try OTC: Mylicon. You should also avoid gas producing foods, such as cabbage, beans, broccoli. ...Read more

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My stomach has gas trapped in it. What can I do to relieve the gas?

My stomach has gas trapped in it. What can I do to relieve the gas?

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

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How to relieve abdominal gas?

How to relieve abdominal gas?

Mylicon: Mylicon is simethicone which works fairly well. There are several other brand names such as Gas-EX. Bean-O is used for prevention. http://www.drugs.com/mtm/mylicon.html ...Read more

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Does dicyclomine relieve gas in abdomen?

Does dicyclomine relieve gas in abdomen?

It may: Although, it doesn't act on gas production, it may help with relieving intestine spasms that are often present with increased gas production. ...Read more

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How to relieve pain from abdomen, gas bubble.

How to relieve pain from abdomen, gas bubble.

Gas build up: If you know it's a gas build up, drinking warm water and applying a hot water bottle to the abdomen helps break down the gas and enables you to pass it. Taking simethicone 1/2 hour after meals helps to prevent the gas build up. ...Read more

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What can I do to relieve a fluttering stomach and gas?

What can I do to relieve a fluttering stomach and gas?

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

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I have pains when I pass gas and when I relieve myself, and also have sharp lower abdominal pains, what could be causing this?

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

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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?

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, (calcium carbonate) 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