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I've had hyperthyroidism in the past. Could that be one cause of my chronic conditions and bloating and gas?

I've had hyperthyroidism in the past. Could that be one cause of my chronic conditions and bloating and gas?

Hyperthyroidism: Hyperthyroidism can result in many symptoms including nervousness and tremor, mental fogginess and poor concentration, menstrual changes, racing heartbeat,and heat intolerance. Symptoms associated with the GI tract include frequent bowel movements, diarrhea and increased appetite Other serious stomach and intestinal conditions can cause your symptoms. You need a workup. ...Read more

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Overactive Thyroid (Definition)

Hyperthyroidism, often called "overactive thyroid," is a condition where the thyroid secretes too much of the thyroid hormones. Common symptoms include heat intolerance, increased appetite, ...Read more


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Is hyperthyroidism related to stomach discomfort?

Is hyperthyroidism related to stomach discomfort?

Hyperthyroidism: Common symptoms of uncontrolled hyperthyroidism include nervousness, tremors, palpitations, diarrhea, increased sweating, high blood pressure, heat intolerance, fever, excessive hunger, bulging eyes with a characteristic stare, enlarged thyroid (goiter), fatigue and weight loss. But it can rarely be associated with gastroparesis (delayed gastric emptying), resulting in abdominal pain and nausea. ...Read more

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I have been diag with hyperthyroidism i haven't been treated yet waiting on the dr but I have had not stop stomach pain could this be related? Nervous

I have been diag with hyperthyroidism i haven't been treated yet waiting on the dr but I have had not stop stomach pain could this be related? Nervous

Thyroid or not: It is more common for people to have abdominal pain associated with hyperparathyroidism rather than hyperthyroidism (due to increase risk of ulcer disease and kidney stones), but hyperthyroidism can cause this as well. Hyperthyroidism can cause your gut to have increased mobility. This usually causes diarrhea, but cramping can happen as well. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can overactive thyroid cause stomach cramps/ache all day?

Can overactive thyroid cause stomach cramps/ache all day?

Possible, but unlike: Overactive thyroid can cause many, many different symptoms. It can increase your intestinal transit time leading to diarrhea, but continuous cramps is unlikely. Get your thyroid level normalized and you'll know if the thyroid was responsible. Meanwhile, keep looking for other possible causes. ...Read more

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Have severe stomach pain nauseous & have to force self to eat. Diagnosed w/ hyperthyroidism.

Have severe stomach pain nauseous & have to force self to eat. Diagnosed w/ hyperthyroidism.

See a Doc: If this has gone on more than 24 hours you should see a doctor. I don't know where your pain is but it's possible that you have gastritis, peptic ulcer, gallbladder disease or even appendicitis. ...Read more

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Can see my stomach and chest pulsating through my shirt everytime i look down. i have hyperthyroid and every couple minutes i get eye, kneee, and lowe?

Can see my stomach and chest pulsating through my shirt everytime i look down. i have hyperthyroid and every couple minutes i get eye, kneee, and lowe?

Hyperthyroid: F of unknown age ethnicity medical Hx notes: can see heart beating thru short when I look down. I have hyperthyroid.. ANS: this is classic for severe hyperthyroidism. I recall 1 patient whose husband complained his wife's heart beat so hard he could not sleep in the same bed. Do you also have bulging eyes? You started 2 say something
about eyes but did not complete. Ask your team about being on BB ...Read more

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When doctors check for hyperthyroidism do they also look for hyperparathyroidism too? Hunger, insomnia, stomach pain, cramps, high BP & HR, weightloss

When doctors check for hyperthyroidism do they also look for hyperparathyroidism too? Hunger, insomnia, stomach pain, cramps, high BP & HR, weightloss

Not usual: Thoigh names are close hey are different hormones and have very different actions and levels. It is not usual to check both at the same time. PTH has to be ordered. Your symptoms are not typical of hyperparathyroidism but a simple lab can be done. ...Read more

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Does hyperthyrodism cause bloated abdominal and diarrhea? On carbimazole 5mg per day with stable condition.

Does hyperthyrodism cause bloated abdominal and diarrhea? On carbimazole 5mg per day with stable condition.

Hyperthyroidism: If you have hyperthyroidism your primary doctor should refer you to a surgeon who will obtain images of your thyroid glands and make decisions about further treatment. ...Read more

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Sir I have a thyroid problem it's not hyper thyroid my face has become puffy n a bloating problem in my abdominal area help me to cure this?

Sir I have a thyroid problem it's not hyper thyroid my  face has become puffy n a bloating problem in my abdominal area help me to cure this?

You need a physician: The symptoms could be related. The thyroid could be under active ( hypothyroidism). .
Or you could have a different problem.
Or you could have two unrelated problems at the same time.
You have to have this checked out. ...Read more

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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

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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 release gas in stomach?

How to release gas in stomach?

Belch: The best way to release gas from your stomach is to belch. It is also important to try not to swallow air. You shouldn't drink with straws, out of bottles, avoid sodas, avoid eating too fast and washing food down with liquid. If you are speaking about intestinal gas you should avoid gas forming foods such as broccoli, beans, fiber, dried fruits, salads, etc. ...Read more

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Which foods absorb stomach gas?

None: No foods absorb stomach gas, it might be a problem of swallowed air when eating. We all swallow air when we eat. Intestinal gas is a different story, sometimes, excess sugars in our diet and undigested foods go to the bacteria in the colon where gas is produced. Paying attention to diet cauliflower, broccoli and brussel sprouts can produce gas. ...Read more

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How to remove gas in your stomach?

How to remove gas in your stomach?

Find the cause: Many different things can cause stomach bloating. True bloating due to a large amount of gas can best be avoided by avoiding the foods, activities that cause the gas accumulation. Many other things feel like bloating but may be due to inflammation or adhesions or gallstone problems etc. See your primary to figure out the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more

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What should I do for gas-y stomach?

What should I do for gas-y stomach?

Gas: For gas entrapment, drinking hot(not too hot) water or applying heat to the abdomen helps break down the gas bubbles and allows them to be passed down the intestinal tract for expulsion rectally as nature intends. Don't force yourself to burp as this only causes you to swallow more air. Taking simethicone after meals helps prevent gas buildup. ...Read more

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What is the cause of gas in stomach that seems trapped?

What is the cause of gas in stomach that seems trapped?

Gas: Sometimes this is next to the stomach in the splenic flexure of the large intestine but within the stomach it can be a manifestation of irritable bowel, air swallowing excessively, anormal bacterai in the stomach gastritis or ulcer, inlammatory disease, gallbladder disease. ...Read more

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What is the kind of gas that causes a knot in your stomach?

What is the kind of gas that causes a knot in your stomach?

All of them.: Gas in your intestines is due to air swallowing, fermentation by gut bacteria and by chemical reactions. Any and all of them have been shown to cause discomfort in some people. Certain foods (beans, brussels sprouts, onions, celery, carrots, raisins, bananas, wheat germ, and fermentable fiber) can increase gas production and knots. ...Read more

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First aid for gas in the stomach?

First aid for gas in the stomach?

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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Can gas be trapped in lower abdomen?

Can gas be trapped in lower abdomen?

Sure. Why RU 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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Why i alway hv stomach gas after meal?

Why i alway hv stomach gas after meal?

Gas: Gas after a meal may be dependent on what you're eating. Also carbonated beverages can contribute to gas and belching. Aerophagia, or swallowing air ( this happens with chewing gum) can also produce stomach gas. I would monitor your intake and try an OTC gas medication such as Simethicone. Best of health to you! ...Read more

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How do I get rid of gas in my stomach?

Simethicone: Simethicone is available over-the-counter w/o prescription in the states to help deal w/excessive gas. Sudden increase in fiber can do this as well as consumption of certain foods: beans are famous for inducing flatulence. Figure out what your triggers are and try to avoid them. Or talk to your doc about simethicone. ...Read more

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Gas and burning in stomach, what to do?

Diet: Mylicon is effective for decreasing intestinal gas. Avoiding foods that can increase gas is also effective for symptomatic relief. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...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