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Is there any way to prevent gurgling and gassy stomachs after meals?

Is there any way to prevent gurgling and gassy stomachs after meals?

Depends on why...: Ultimately, the answer lies in knowing why you are having the upset stomach after eating. There are many potential causes. You may be lactose intolerant, you may be eating too much fat, or there may be another food related sensitivity that you are experiencing. Simplifying your diet may help you to figure out what the cause is. That would then guide the treatment and prevention of this symptom. ...Read more

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Upper Abdomen (Definition)

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I am having sharp stomach pains and diarrhia after meals what is going on?

I am having sharp stomach pains and diarrhia after meals what is going on?

Brief illness?: Any stomach flu or food poisoning type of illness can have some nausea, bloating, vomiting, diarrhea, tummy pain, tummy cramps, fever, chills, sweating, dizziness, lightheadedness, etc... One person can have some or all of these symptoms. If symptoms are mild, they might go away in a day or two. Otherwise, a doctor can evaluate the patient, and also check for cancer or other serious diseases. ...Read more

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My stomach gets very bubbly after meals and not just after dairy should I be concerned?

My stomach gets very bubbly after meals and not just after dairy should I be concerned?

Probably not: As you digest your food, your stomach and intestines are shunting the liquefied food through them. This often makes noises, or gives that kind of sensation. This sounds very normal. ...Read more

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Incessant stomach crumps and purging especially after meals: what is the cause and its cure?

Incessant stomach crumps and purging especially after meals: what is the cause and its cure?

Ulcer: It is possible you may have a peptic or duodenal ulcer and as such see your primary care doctor or gastroenterologist. Ulcers can get bad enough where they can bleed profusely so get checked. ...Read more

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I'm a 60 year old woman. I feel tired all the time and have bloating in stomach after meals. What should I do?

I'm a 60 year old woman. I feel tired all the time and have bloating in stomach after meals. What should I do?

See a good doctor: There are many possible causes of fatigue. You need an exam & tests. Possible causes include anemia, thyroid & other hormonal imbalances, vitamin/mineral/amino acid deficiencies, all sorts of chronic infections (viral, bacterial, fungal, parasitic), environmental or food allergies, environmental toxins, sleep apnea, stress etc. Bloating is likely due to imbalances of GI flora. See a good holistic doc. ...Read more

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I have an sgpt value of 85, rest all values are in normal range in lft, I do have bloated feeling in my stomach after meals, kindly advise ?

I have an sgpt value of 85, rest all values are in normal range in lft, I do have bloated feeling in my stomach after meals, kindly advise
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Need more info: If SGPT is the only abnormal value, you may wish to re do the test in 3-6 months. If you take alcohol, abstain from it while waiting to repeat the test. If you are on some medications, please discuss with your doctor as some drugs can affect liver enzymes. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a stomach pain after meals with no ulcers?

Is it possible to have a stomach pain after meals with no ulcers?

Yes: Ulcers are not the only cause of abdominal pain. Here are others: simply eating too much, eating certain foods that are not tolerated by your body (lactose, allergies), gallstones, pancreas inflammation, a mass, or GI tract infection/inflammation. If it persists, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I often force myself to drink two large glasses of water after meals (my way to stay hydrated). During, I feel my stomach stretching. Is this bad?

I often force myself to drink two large glasses of water after meals (my way to stay hydrated).  During, I feel my stomach stretching.  Is this bad?

No biggie.: You'll probably be just fine. Only downside is that you might get some reflux (stomach contents going back up the throat) from it. Try to space out the liquids and you might be more comfortable. ...Read more

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Have left lower rib pain radiating around to back X6 months. Negative CT abdomen, neg U/S abdomen, net rib X-rays. Pain worse after meals. poss cause?

Sounds like: you covered all the bases. Less common causes include such things as pulmonary embolism, pleurisy, shingles, occult hernia, etc. Consult with a surgeon to make sure that there are no anatomic causes of your symptosm. ...Read more

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Stomach bloating for last 1 year after meals, hyper acidity, feels like food is stuck in the food pipe, difficulty in burping, mild upper abs pain?

Stomach bloating for last 1 year after meals, hyper acidity, feels like food is stuck in the food pipe, difficulty in burping, mild upper abs pain?

Could be: Could be multiple things, an esophageal disorder, hyper acidity, gastroesophageal reflux disease, decreased peristalsis of the esophagus, even diabetes can cause it. See a physician who can do an appropriate work up. ...Read more

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I always feel my stomach bloated and i hear it growling after meals. And i also feel like im about to throw up because my saliva is building up.

I always feel my stomach bloated and i hear it growling after meals. And i also feel like im about to throw up because my saliva is building up.

A few possibilities: A doctor should evaluate if symptoms last more than a couple of days. Such symptoms can occur when one is taking antibiotics or other medications. Infections such as mild/early stomach flu, or sometimes the h. Pylori ulcer-causing bacteria, can have symptoms like these. If symptoms don't disappear quickly, a primary care doctor can check things out. ...Read more

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Bloated, not hungry. After meals stomach feels gassy & burns. Loose stool. Symptoms go away & come since past 2 months. Something to do with my diet?

Bloated, not hungry. After meals stomach feels gassy & burns. Loose stool. Symptoms go away & come since past 2 months. Something to do with my diet?

See a GI doctor: As you are aware, this is not normal, and you need to be seen and evaluated in order to determine what is going on. Not likely to be related to your diet. Good luck. ...Read more

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Should I take DHEA supplement before or after meals? On an empty stomach? Or this does not matter? - Thanks.

Should I take DHEA supplement before or after meals? On an empty stomach? Or this does not matter? - Thanks.

I cannot find a: reference as to when it should be taken regarding meals, so I would take it on an empty stomach or when convenient. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation under my left rib. When I bend down or over or twist it moves across my stomach. The pain don't worsen after meals.

I have a burning sensation under my left rib. When I bend down or over or twist it moves across my stomach. The pain don't worsen after meals.

Rib: Since this seems to occur with movement, my suspicion is more likely musculoskeletal in nature. It should resolve more quickly with rest and temporary pain relief. As you know, if things worsen or fail to improve with simple measures, it's time to get it checked. ...Read more

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Does fibroids move in the stomach? And do they cause vomiting after meals

Does fibroids move in the stomach? And do they cause vomiting after meals

Yes and no: Uterine fibroids do not move in the stomach. Only pedunculated fibroids may hang in or out of the uterus and by twisting on it's stalk , may lead to pain b/c of lack of blood supply.Fibroids may press the bladder, rectum or spinal nerves, leading to urinary retention, constipation and backache respectively. Fibroids do not cause vomiting after meals. Please consult your pcp & obgyn. ...Read more

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Sometimes yellow feces, not feeling full after large meals, growling stomach a lot faster after meals. ?

Sometimes yellow feces, not feeling full  after large meals, growling stomach a lot faster after meals.
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Yellow feces growlin: hello ! I am unsure what is bothering you. Neither symptoms are cause for concern. Dont feed a growling stomach if you are not hungry. Or if you have eaten a lot, it may explain the growling (audible mixing sounds).. If your stool is formed, less cause for concern...thanks ...Read more

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What causes bloating and gas that is hard to pass, and hangs around for hours after meals, in the lower left abdominal area, but also mid-back area?

What causes bloating and gas that is hard to pass, and hangs around for hours after meals, in the lower left  abdominal area, but also mid-back area?

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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I've been feeling bloated and after meals my stomach expands in girth, and it makes me very gassy and i burp a lot - i've also been very tired?

I've been feeling bloated and after meals my stomach expands in girth, and it makes me very gassy and i burp a lot - i've also been very tired?

See your doc: Could be lots of things including diet, meds, other. Could be gut issues including ulcers, parasites, celiac sprue, inflammation of stomach or bowel. Could be iron deficient from GI or gyn blood loss, could be hormonal or gyn cause. Can't tell here. Bring diet diary, see doc, get examined, tested as indicated. ...Read more

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