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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

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

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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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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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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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How to relieve abdomen pain?

How to relieve abdomen pain?

Greatly depends: On what is causing the pain. There are so many structures within the abdomen, it is hard to say without a physical exam. You will need to be examined face to face by a physician. You may need to visit the er depending on the pain, level, area and other symptoms. ...Read more

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How to relieve trapped gas?

Several ideas.: Drink some carbonated beverage, and try some otc products that contain simethicone (ie gas-x). If you have frequent or severe gas, consider that you may have some food sensitivities or allergies. Consider getting tested. ...Read more

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How can I alleviate headaches, stomach pain, and gassiness?

Tylenol (acetaminophen): The first thing i would try is tylenol (acetaminophen) and pepcid, mylanta, or pepto bismo. At age 50 you should have a colonoscopy, and this is especially true if you are having stomach symptoms or changes in your bowel habits. ...Read more

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How do I relieve bloating and gas? Does simethicone prevent or release gas?

Really just gas?: There are lots of reasons for gassiness & bloating, & not all of them are due to the GI tract. Even "functional" syndromes may be present without underlying "disease." however psbo (paralyzed gut) due to metabolic & inflammatory conditions nearby (like an untreated infection of gyne or urinary tract) must be considered. See doctor, esp. If no relief from otc simethicone, beano, & dietary changes. ...Read more

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What can I take to relive constipation and lower abdominal bloating ?

What can I take to relive constipation and lower abdominal bloating ?

A few things: For constipation, i suggest two regimens: for acute treatment you can try magnesium oxide or milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) (over the counter). For chronic treatment, higher fiber sources (psyllium husk, flax seed or chia seed powder, konjac starch) & green/leafy vegetables help. Drink plenty of water & adequate amount of probiotics (yogurt or the capsules) to avoid bloating. For treatment of bloating, try gasx. ...Read more

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How to relieve heartburn?

How to relieve heartburn?

Heartburn approaches: elevating head of bed, not wearing tight clothes that cinch the abdomen, avoiding meals late at night, waiting at least 3 hrs after a meal to lie down, eat smaller meals, maintain a healthy body weight, avoid smoking, avoid alcohol, coffee, tea, caffeine & carbonated beverages. Try acupuncture, hypnosis, ginger tea, relaxation exercises. See if specific foods are triggers such as chocolate, ...Read more

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Severe gas pain or abdominal pain and vomiting. How can you tell a large gas bubble from appendicitis?

Severe gas pain or abdominal pain and vomiting. How can you tell a large gas bubble from appendicitis?

Fever? Location?: Appendicitis starts as middle of abdomen pain (peri-umbilical), often with nausea, change in bowel habit, may get vomiting, fever, pain centering in right lower quadrant. Other things. Like diverticulitis, various gyn issues, ulcer disease, pancreatitis can present with some of the same paterns. In doubt? Call your doc now. ...Read more

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How to soothe awful stomach cramps and discomfort?

How to soothe awful stomach cramps and discomfort?

Is it from period?: Nsaid’s, ssri’s, hormone meds, otc meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise & acupuncture are excellent for pms / period. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol & salt. Get gyn eval to r/o underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or black cohosh with dr ok. Sipping chamomile & green tea can dissipate pain. Ginger helps w nausea. ...Read more

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What is a way to reduce stomach gastric pain and abdomen wind (gas)?

What is a way to reduce stomach gastric pain and abdomen wind (gas)?

MEDS FOR GAS RELIEF: Simethicone which is sold under many different names is the best med for gas and is available over the counter for the gas for stomach pain it depends on the cause, if the pain is due to gas, it will go away with med for gas, for others you need to find out the cause of pain and treat it appropriately. ...Read more

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Stomac pain how to overcome?

Depends: It depends greatly on what is causing the stomach pains. You need a doctor to do a thorough history and physical in person; this is not something we can advise on reasonably on this forum. ...Read more

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How to relieve gas in chest and back ?

Gas: Really need to describe your symptoms and what you are experiencing. Diagnosis stems from detailed history focused details. As detective ask why what where and when. Word dizzy has plethora of symptomsof what pt calls dizzy but doesn't match word, l must be detailed and specific. ...Read more

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How can you relieve IBS pain?

How can you relieve IBS pain?

Irritable bowel synd: I have had the most success with getting people to eat more frequent and smaller meals. Addition of fiber several times a day to keep the stools soft will be helpful. Probiotics twice-daily have also been shown to be helpful in irritable bowel syndrome. There are medicines that will help with the cramping so see your dr. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how i can relieve stomach pain from laxative (dulcolax)?

Can you tell me how i can relieve stomach pain from laxative (dulcolax)?

Ginger: Ginger can reduce upset stomach. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger & steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...Read more

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Can you get gas pain anywhere in your abdomen ?

Gas: Yes you can. Since gas pain occurs in the stomach and/or intestines you can feel this type of pain almost anywhere in the abdomen. But you must also realize that there are many causes for abdominal pain that can be confused with gas pain. ...Read more

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I get bad gas pain that wakes me up at night and wraps around my stomach. Usuallytakes hours to go away. What could cause this?

Colon gas bubble: This type of pain is usually increased by taking a deep breath. The bubble ls trying 2 pass by stool in the colon & stretches the bowel which is painful. If this is the pain have, my self have the same occasionally & i found out on my own that taking a deep breath 2 the limit of ur pain grasping ur stomach and pushing it firmly & then flexing at the waist as far as u can & this will get it pass, . ...Read more

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Pain in stomach when press on it. Feels like gas pain and stomach is rumbling. What could this be?

Yes it's gas: A distended stomach can cause pain and discomfort. Does the pain go away after you belch? Chronic or recurring pain could be a sign of a serious medical condition like gallstones, stomach ulcer or colon irritation. ...Read more

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Whats the diffrence from a ruptured aortic or just a gas pain in the stomach?

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Life and death: A ruptured aorta is a generally rapid and lethal illness demanding immediate assessment (echo and angiography) and, if feasible, urgent surgery. The pain (often in the back) is severe, prolonged and not debatable (no doubt bad things happening). Gas pains can be short in duration, come and go, and relieved by burping, passing gas, or antacids. If you're asking, it's not a ruptured aorta. ...Read more

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Could opiates cause severe stomach gas pain?

Could opiates cause severe stomach gas pain?

Yes: Narcotics very frequently induce constipation with their use. It is important to take a stool softener and MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) (or simmilar) daily as well as staying well hydrated. Sennokot laxative is a good choice if you have not had a bm in several days (avoid the strong stimulant laxatives). Discuss your symptoms with your physician who can make recommendations. ...Read more

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13w pregnant and having extreme gas pain from the beginning of my pregnancy in my whole abdomen and lower back almost everyday. what to do?

Tried Gas-X?: Simethicone is considered safe in pregnancy for gas pains. Try taking it as directed on the box for several days, as well as making sure your stools are soft and regular, and avoiding foods that might be causing gas. You can also put a few drops of Beano on gas causing foods before eating them. If this doesn't help in just a few days, get seen to be sure nothing else is wrong. ...Read more

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Gas pain lower abdominal area for 2-3 days. Not common for me. No dietary changes, no other symptoms (normal otherwise). Could this be from IBS?

Gas pain lower abdominal area for 2-3 days.  Not common for me.  No dietary changes, no other symptoms (normal otherwise).  Could this be from IBS?

Of course-yetCareful: IBS, like most diagnoses, is only a label for a pattern of behaviors with various associated symptoms, possible anatomic variations &/or biomarkers (commonly by blood tests). The label, while at times useful/convenient in various ways does not necessarily reflect great understanding, one reason many medical treatments do not work well; http://goo.gl/Blh6rW. If symptoms only short-term, unlikely. ...Read more

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I have stomach pain. I have a lot of burping and gas pain and a lot of gass and loose stool and i want to know what s wrong with me. I have a lot of stomach and digestive problames. Please help me!

Stomach : Stomach pain is always concerning. You need to have a medical evaluation. Things to tell your doctor: what brings on your pain, such as eating/not eating; have your bowel movements been normal; things you have tried at home such as medications for indigestion or diarrhea; and any other symptoms you have. If you have increased pain, vomiting, or fever, then you must be seen immediately as an emergency. ...Read more

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I have a swollen upper abdomen and pain on my left side with massive gas, pain and bloating on my left side.?

I have a swollen upper abdomen and pain on my left side with massive gas, pain and bloating on my left side.?

Stomach: Upper abomen pain and swelling means a stomach problem if symptoms unrelieved by otc gas & acid control meds, go for an upper endoscopy. ...Read more

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Am having severe trapped gas pain in right upper abdomen since 3 days,i cnt sit and liedown,,wat wl do next step..i tuk syrp antacid nd all home remed?

Am having severe trapped gas pain in right upper abdomen since 3 days,i cnt sit and liedown,,wat wl do next step..i tuk syrp antacid nd all home remed?

Sounds like gallbladder: Persistent pain in the right upper quadrant with symptoms you describe is more likely to be related to gallbladder disease and that's the place I would start. See your physician about it and ask if she would consider doing ultrasound. Good health ...Read more

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How good does activated charcoal work for stomach aches, gas pain and other stomach problems? What is a safe dosage too take daily?

See doctor: If this is a persistent problem, you should talk to your doctor. Although activated charcoal has been touted for its ability to relieve bloating, I have never seen it worked on anyone. I am not unaware of any set dose for this product and thus just read the direction on the product label and follow it if you want to try it. ...Read more

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Sharp abdominal cramp on my left side - is it gas or something else? For the last couple of days, i've had an occasional sharp pain in my lower left abdomin, a lot like a gas pain or menstrual cramp. The pain is similiar to the ovulation pain i've had in

Pain : Pain in the lower left quadrant of the abdomen can be from indigestion, or other sources of bowel irritation. It can be caused by constipation. If a patient has diverticuli, which are little extra loops on the bowel that can get food or feces impacted in them, then they will usually have persistent pain, fever, and sometimes vomiting. Ovarian cysts from perimenopausal state can cause left-sided lower pain as you state. If a patient had persistent pain, vomiting, or fever then they should contact their physician. ...Read more

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Just getting over the stomach virus and now I'm constipated with lots of gas pain. What should I do?

Just getting over the stomach virus and now I'm constipated with lots of gas pain. What should I do?

Gastroenteritis: If you had a lot of diarrhea it is not unusual to go without bowel movements for a few days after. If you are uncomfortable with intestinal gas collection,in addition to avoiding gassy foods, drinking hot water and applying a hot water bottle to the abdomen helps break down the gas and moves it down for passing. Taking simethicone after meals prevents gas build-up. Senokot (senna) helps constipation. ...Read more

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What else will help my 6 mth twins ease their gas pain & upset stomach. I use gas drops and gripe water everyday already. Pls help!

Baby tummy aches: Are you still breast feeding? Some times when babies are weaned and go onto formula they can develop gas pain, or with certain foods. Talk to your pediatrician about changing formula and diet and see if that helps. ...Read more

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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