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I Have Stomach Pain And Gas
Stress? Food journal: Has this ben going on for awhile or is it more recent? Is it every night? Could you keep a food/drink journal to track everything you're ingesting to see if any of those are triggers, especially if you tend to drink alcohol at night. Also, frequent stress can cause similar symptoms, so could consider counseling to help redirect stress to not affect your GI system. May also need CT, EGD, or colonoscopy. ...Read more
I've been Diagnosed with IBS. I have stomach pain, gas, heartburn. What other symptoms are they. And what treatments can help with pain.
I started having stomach pain and smelly gas and I went poop and it was green. Afterwards I'm still having the same symptoms. What is this?
Colitis: Your symptoms are consistent with colitis which may result from a viral intestinal tract infection. Green stool and foul smelling gas are nonspecific. Avoid harsh roughage, drink adequate room temperature fluids and if you experience loose stools, take kaopectate. If symptoms worsen instead of gradually improving, see your physician. ...Read more
I have stomach pain and always have gas everyday when I awake or asleep. Does this have to do with having Gerd or acid reflux?
I don't think so.: It sounds like you're having intestinal pain as opposed to upper abdominal pain where reflux symptoms exist. Acid reflux generally is not the main source of gas or flatus. This sounds more suspicious for a lower intestinal problems such as constipation or irritable bowel. ...Read more
When I'm mad and I became stressed. I have stomach pain then experiencing like a gas in my stomach that won't comes out in my anus? Why?
I have recently been having stomach pain, gas (very smelly, which is unusual for me), bloating and weight gain. What could this be?
Microbiome Food Mind: As embodied Soul↔Mind↔Brain↔Body creatures, many issues/variables are involved. We carry ~30, 000 genes from parents, we also carry ~1 million genes in the bacteria we carry, especially in our intestines/colon, complex symbiotic relationships. Changes in emotional states (intestinal control) & food choices alter the microbiome within & these all change intestinal function with whatever symptoms. ...Read more
I have really bad headaches stomach pain like gas and breast tenderness it bothers me to wear a bra?
I've been having upper stomach pain with gas since last summer. I've tried tums 1000mg, Pepto, Maloox, Pepcid, omeprezole. It feels like my stomach is in a vise. (Sever cramp) Gastro says its dyspepsia and that he can't do anything. He says the pain is fr
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Just stopped antibiotics 2 days ago, and today I have horrible gas pains/ stomach pain/gas/belching. Can this be from recent antibiotics usage?
Yes: 20's female complains of "gas pains, diarrhea, stomach pains, gas" started after recent course of antibiotics. Gut is replete with good bacteria which live in symbiosis with us. Besides killing bad bacteria that cause infections, antibiotics decimate populations of beneficial ones, upsetting balance of nature in our bodies. Replenish them with probiotics: kefir, yogurt, etc. See comments: ...Read more
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Could I be wheat intolerance? Can eat reduced wheat rye bread but get stomach pain and gas when I eat white or whole wheat products?
Possibly yes.: The symptoms you describe sound like you could be sensitive to gluten, a protein that's found in wheat, rye, barley and oats. I can't explain why you can tolerate wheat rye but not white or whole wheat products. They all contain gluten. Your symptoms should be checked out by a doctor. Meanwhile eat only gluten free grains (corn and rice) and tell your doctor if that reduces your symptoms. ...Read more
Can you get bad stomach pain and gas while passing a kidney stone? Is this common? I've had them b4 but don't remember the stomach pain.
Abdominal pain: Possible, also related reasons. See your physician. May need GI work up. Read more at www. Browardgi. Com. ...Read more
What causes sudden stomach pain and gas! Sometimes I would have a bowel movement but other times I wouldn't.
How long?: A viral illness and/or food poisoning are probably the most common causes of those symptoms but that usually moves thru your system in a few days. If this has been going on longer than that you should see an md for a work up. There are inflammatory colitises, food intolerances, parasitic diseases and other diseases that may cause the same symptoms but over a prolonged period. ...Read more
I've been suffering from stomach pain. Like chronical gas and bad acid reflects so what is the best solution. To eating and living habbits.?
Find out what it is: See your doc, get checked out; could be lots of things. ...Read more
Gas x: Gas x can help, avoiding gas producing foods can help ...Read more
More info: There are many causes of abdo pain. How soon after eating? What type? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Do certain foods affect the pain? Have you had any surgery? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? Has anyone done any studies? See a md for exam and studies. If severe --> er. ...Read more
Is 'Orofer XT' taken daily expected to cause severe gas & stomach pain for 57+ F? Does once a week dosage also sometimes can cause the same?
Common side effect: GI symptoms are common side effects of iron pills. You should aim for most benefit for least side effects. The best is to go back to the primary care physician so you try lower doses and follow up with blood work. You can try the liquid form or take fiber supplements. But again make sue to follow up with the primary care physician. ...Read more
I experience extreme stomach pain in the middle of the night. It hurts for about an hour until I pass gas. I normally take pepto and wait to pass gas.
Change diet: You are lucky this ends with the passage of gas. That generally means there is nothing serious happening. You probably have a dietary issue. You can change the time of eating and also vary the dietary intack with an elimination diet until you discover which food is causing the problem. ...Read more
Gas pain: It will cause pain no matter where it is if blows the are up enough. ...Read more
Diet and/or meds:
Chronic constipation can cause build up of gas as well
constipation can be caused by not drinking enough fluids, not having enough fiber in your food, and sometime some over the counter or prescription medicines can also cause it
have more fiber in your diet with whole grains, fresh fruits and vegetables and drink more fluids
if that does not help short course of laxative with/without stool softner. ...Read more
On the road: Especially road travel can mean long stretches w/out convenient toilet access. Even rest stops can mean unfamiliar or even dirty, yucky toilets. Road food can also be poor quality, or just different. All of these can combine to throw your digestion way off track. Often happens to me and also to my dog. She's learned to barely eat on long trips to avoid such problems. I've copied her and like it! ...Read more
How come when I eat garlic I get stomach pain followed by bad gas? Do I have a type of intolerance?
Garlic Intolerance: Sounds like you are intolerant of garlic. I have little tolerance for that herb unless prepared well. I don't think you have any disease but you may need to avoid garlic. Garlic is rich in Frutans and some people are sensitive to this. Keep a food diary and ask if your foods have garlic, garlic salt, garlic powder etc in them. Good luck. ...Read more
Bad gas and stomach pain at the same time each night- no matter what I eat or whether I eat. Any ideas?
Conditioning versus?: Consider gastroparesis=a slow-emptying stomach that is most symptomatic at night-time after the stomach fills from meals all day. More likely, brainstem reflexes induced by eating are often exaggerated in irritable bowel syndrome resulting in altered perception of gut distension, painful spasm, and modified transit of food. This response can be "conditioned" to the same time each day as described. ...Read more