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I Have Constipation And Bloated Stomach
Constipation: Fluid increase is essential. Fiber may help constipation but at the same time may increase your bloating, although, unless you try, you won't know how it will do in your case. Over-the-counter laxatives such as MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) or a stool softner, colace (docusate) may be tried. ...Read more
Episodes of constipation every now and then. Also feels bloated in my upper left abdomen and upper left back. What could this be?
Treat constipation: Please take care of your constipation. These symptoms may be, due to stool inside gut, that block exit of gases, resulting in pain and bloating. Constipation needs long-term treatment with life style changes including eating lots of fruits, vegetable and increasing water intake ...Read more
Constipation: Unfortunately the anesthetic agents, the surgery and the post operative pain management all contribute to constipation. Which can cause multiple abdominal complaints, including bloating. Okay to increase your oral liquids, decrease the narcotics, use laxatives to achieve two soft bowel movements daily. Make your post operative appointment and discuss with your surgeon. ...Read more
I've been really constipated and bloated. When I press down on my lower abdomen it hurts. Is the pain from the constipation?
After a night of heavier than normal drinking my stomach feels full and bloated with constipation. Gastritis related?? Will this pass??
How can I deal with this constipation? I haven't pooped in 3 weeks. My stomach is bloated to 3 times its normal size & it hurts to stand.
Enema/ Doctor: The most successful way to combat severe constipation is enemas. These may be repeated until bowels run clear. No harm will come from repeated tapwater enemas. Glycerine suppositories may help. Milk of Magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) by mouth may be tried. Overall excercise, drinking plenty of water and eating ruffage should prevent constipation, but I suspect you may have a problem that needs a doctor visit. ...Read more
For about 4 months my upper abdomen has been bloated it never goes away. I have had chronic constipation for years tired and not feeling well?
Am 29 year old I have constipation and been bloated for nearly a month now, I have discomfort in my stomach the whole day and I drink alot of water?
I have a bloated lower abdomen feels like its all stretched, headaches, constipation, and random pains in my abdomen on both sides at different times.?
Painful lower abdomen, when I push on it I can feel something move back. Nausea. Very low abdomen is bloated. Is this constipation?
Constipation: Yes you could be constipatedGet a more detailed answer ›
Have ongoing severe constipation for past mth for no known reason NOTHING helps. No bm in a wk, currently experiencing nausea abdomen is hard & bloated?
Impacted?: Check to see if you have an impaction. (Your inserted finger will hit a hard "brick" of stool.) IF YOU ARE impacted you need to break up the impaction with Fleets Oil Retention Enema and digitally. Fleets Laxative Enema may help. If not impacted see My Checklist"Treating Constipation" and go to: http://bit. Ly/1uzOegm If your problem persists seek medical attention. ...Read more
My stomach has been quite bloated. It feels a little hard. Could it be indigestion? But I don't think I'm having constipation.
Evaluation: See gastroenterologist for evaluation.Get a more detailed answer ›
My stomach has been hard and bloated and I've been breathless for the last three days. I have acid reflux & frequent constipation? What could it be?
I suspect I may have hernia in my lower right abdomen/waistline area. I have also had constipation/diarrhea and a bloated feeling on and off for the last week. Are these symptoms of hernia?
Abdomen Pain Hernia?: Usually a hernia presents with pain ; a bulge more in the inguinal/groin area rather than the lower abdominal although constipation diarrhea ;bloating may be present in large, obvious hernias, in the absence of a bulge consistent with a definite hernia, such symptoms are more consistent with a gastrointestinal problem. An evaluation by your physician or a gastroenterologist is in order to begin. ...Read more
On and off constipation, bloated, uncomfortable, bubbly, gassy stomach, constant feeling of fullness and discomfort?
Drank prune juice last night 4 constipation went to the br but all day my stomach has rumbled and ive been bloated and its painful is this normal?
It is Normal...
unless it persist for more than 36 hours you should not worry at all ...Read more
Feeling pain in my lower left abdomen I'm very bloated all day even when I haven't ate and constipated I've been having constipation problems 2 months now and weird pulsing in stomach?
To improve your overall colon health increase the amount of water you drink daily AND increase your daily fiber intake. Easiest to do if you use pills or crackers...
The fiber absorbs the water and takes up space in the stool to soften it.
In the mean time, try fruit juices and over the counter remedies to clean out your colon, which is backed up and causes the symptoms. ...Read more
Child has stomach pains, bloated stomach, high sed rate, dr ruled out constipation and colonoscopy and endoscopy ok. Any suggestions?
Food intolerance: I'm sorry to hear about your child's troubles. Sometimes food intolerance ; allergies can cause discomfort. Common food allergies include dairy products as well as gluten which is very common ; difficult to avoid. Blood work can determine if she should undergo a very strict diet: http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/gluten-free-diet/my01140. ...Read more
Had trouble breathing through stomach for years because stomach is tight, can't expand, bloated. Cause: years of constipation problem. What do I do?
Chronic constipation X's 1 yr. Often I'm bloated, stomach distended & my stools are gray. Wt. gain. I take Tamoxifen X's 2 years. What could it be?
Diet and exercise:
With increasing age metabolism slows down and people gain weight with their usual food intake. Reduce your intake, drink plenty of water, add fiber to your diet or take a laxative like Metamucil. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Stomach grumbling and feels hungry constantly. Also very bloated. Is this gas/constipation or ulcer?
Hard to say: Ulcers usually hurt, but not always. Bloating is unusual. You can try an OTC acid blocker for a few days and if it doesn't get better, be seen. Make sure you're not drinking alcohol, coffee, acidic stuff like soda, and eat bland foods that do not make you feel worse. Good luck! ...Read more
Can ran pantoprazole 40mg help relieve my constipation? Cant go poo, stomach cramps, bloated, back hurts, etc.
Pantoprazole: Pantopraxole is normally used for GERD and not for constipation. It can however, cause diarrhea, but that is not the way to cure your constipation. For immediate relief take Miralax (polyethylene glycol). However, there is a good chance that you will need a diet change that includes a high fiber diet for permanent relief ...Read more
Bloated constipation and swollen abdomen normal periods appetite is fine. Been ongoing for about 4 weeks and giving me back pain?
Going through a bad constipation for over a week. Had taken laxatives once but no help. My stomach feels bloated stomach pain when pressed?
Are you taking opiates? If not, you may try fleets enema for short term relief. For long term, drink enough water every day so that your urine is mostly colorless. You may take fiber laxative like Metamucil and increase your intake of fiber foods. Consult this site for fiber foods.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/in-depth/high-fiber-foods/art-20050948 ...Read more
I'm always having constipation and I feel full very fast. My lower abdomen feels bloated and I'm always burping. Sometimes feel breathless too. Why?
Insuff Information: I do not know UR age or UR med problems. I do not know what meds U take. If you are bloated from stool there is stool softener (Docusate Sodium). To clear stool quickly Milk of Magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) 2oz or 4 Tble spoons with 12 oz of water should clean U out in 6-12 hrs. I do not know enough about U to suggest anything else. U should see an internist and get a complete Physical and Blood tests as soon as poss. ...Read more
My dad had a back (spine)surgery two weeks ago. He started vomiting, he has constipation and his stomach is bloated all the time. What shoild he take?
After I eat fiber foods I get bloated and abdominal discomfort. Been having constipation problems. Colonoscopy endoscopy CT scan normal. Why is this?
Abdomen right side pain, rib pain, back pain, anus pressure, pelvic pain gassy bloated nauses constipation, left abdomen pain, 4 months IBS?
Possible IBS: Non specific Abdominal pain with Bloating in healthy person like yourself without Bloody diarrhea, Weight loss, Fever, and change in appetite could be due to IBS. This is usually related to Stress. You may want to try Gluten Free diet for short time. If that fails try Lactose Free (avoid Milk and Milk Product) diet. Probiotics helps. Consult doctor for additional investigation. ...Read more
My 17 teen y/o symptoms: less bm upper left soft abdominal lump constipation white tongue/mild coated tongue heart palpitations slightly bloated!?
Needs to be seen: Nobody here can do a thing with this mix of symptoms / signs. Plenty of teens are constipated -- most often it's from not drinking enough water. Plenty of teens have crud on their tongues -- dental floss may be all that's needed to remove it, and it usually means nothing. A majority of teens have some palpitations. If junior has an abdominal mass, a physician needs to evaluate it. ...Read more
I've felt bloated for last 3 week but had constipation got flatulence got lower back pain and cramp in stomach have I got IBS or lactose intolerance?
Gluten sensitivity: Is a third possibility. I suggest you see your doctor and ask about all of these. You need a good exam to start with. You may need to have some blood tests done if this is a recurrent problem. ...Read more
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