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I get indigestion problem and lot of flatulence when my stomach is not completely empty and this increases 3 folds in presence of people around me?

I get indigestion problem and lot of flatulence when my stomach is not  completely empty and this increases 3 folds in presence of people around me?

Listen to your body: Generally when a problem increases in social situation the trigger is something happening in that situation. If increased use of alcohol is a factor when people are around pay attention to adverse effects of alcohol. If anxiety is increased around people learn relaxation techniques. The book the will power instinct by kelly mcgonigal is very helpful for learninghow to make healthyful changes. ...Read more

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Dr. Charles Cattano
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Heartburn (Definition)

When acid and peptic juices reflux into the esophagus, one might have the sensation of burning or pain under the breast bone. It can radiate up to the throat and down to the region of the solar plexus. Some may describe it as bad 'indigestion' and others may feel like they are ...Read more


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I had a perforated appendix removed 2 years ago - was quite sick - have since suffered irregular painful periods, recurring ovarian cysts, bloating, abdominal pain and discomfort, indigestion and full feeling, flatulence - any connection?

I had a perforated appendix removed 2 years ago - was quite sick - have since suffered irregular painful periods, recurring ovarian cysts, bloating, abdominal pain and discomfort, indigestion and full feeling, flatulence - any connection?

It might: A gynecology condition like endometriosis can sometimes be found on an appendix. Check with surgical pathology report if endometriosis was found in the specimen. Endometriosis can be associated with some of your symptoms. However, given that are 50, you may be better served with a multidisciplinary approach--seeing your gyn, pcp and GI docs for counseling. Make sure you had a colonoscopy also. ...Read more

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Excess flatulence, bloating, feeling of indigestion, burping for a month... What could ite? I'm 24

Excess flatulence, bloating, feeling of indigestion, burping for a month... What could ite? I'm 24

B. infantis: Some studies suggest that probiotic supplements, especially those with a predominance of bifidobacterium infantis, alleviate ibs symptoms like abdominal pain, bloating, and bowel movement irregularity. ...Read more

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I suffer from irregular heartbeats due to flatulence dyspepsia.Any remedies please?

Over-the-counter: Everybody has a few extra heartbeats, if that's what it is. Stress and caffeine can make them more frequent but usually not harmful. There are over-the-counter- remedies for flatulence and dyspepsia. ...Read more

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Isuffer from irregular heart rythm due to flatulence dyspepsia.Any remedies please?

Dyspepsia: If you know for sure flatulence/dyspepsia is something that causes your arrhythmia, then you should focus on treating this condition. Identify and avoid foods known to cause/aggravate your dyspepsia/flatulence. There are certain medications that may also help, such as simethicone. Eat smaller and more frequent meals and make sure you drink plenty of fluids, preferably water to flush yourself well. ...Read more

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Fatigue, queasy, feeling flushed, pressure feeling in lower right ab. passing gas, no appetite, Indigestion. no fever. ?

Fatigue, queasy, feeling flushed, pressure feeling in lower right ab. passing gas, no appetite, Indigestion. no fever. ?

Viral infection?: If this is something that just started suddenly it sounds most like a viral gastroenteritis. This can last for 5-10 days and resolves on its own. If it is a problem that has been going on for weeks then you should see your doctor for evaluation, tests and blood work. ...Read more

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Why I feel relief from heartburn after flatulence?

Pressure release: If you seem to consistently experience relief of heartburn after passing gas, there are a few possibilities. Most likely, the decrease in intra-abdominal pressure with flatulence may decrease compression on the stomach, decreasing reflux volume and acid exposure in the lower esophagus. This acidic reflux material causes the sensation of heartburn. Not a common correlation, but certainly plausible. ...Read more

Passing Gas (Definition)

Gas, also called flatus or flatulence, is air in the intestine that is passed through the rectum. Air that is passed from the digestive tract through the ...Read more


Dr. Angelina Postoev
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Indigestion (Definition)

Indigestion is a feeling of discomfort in the upper belly (abdomen) during or right after a meal. It may present as a feeling of uncomfortable ...Read more