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Is It Normal Not To Pass Gas For A Couple Days
Maybe: The average person passes gas 10-14 times per day...Maybe your are just lucky or the most popular person on an elevator. The only time you need to be worried is if there is pain or obstruction. If you are concerned, get your pcp to check it out. Very rarely is this a concerning symptom. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will Miralax (polyethylene glycol) and prune juice help pass/soften hard stool in the rectum? I haven't had a normal bowel movement in 10 days but I'm passing gas.
Yes: All 17 year olds do this.Get a more detailed answer ›
Why does a tiny part of my rectum become inflamed if I sit in the toilet to pass gas but once I stand up it goes back to normal ?
Early hemorrhoid...: Early stage of hemorrhoid...Get a more detailed answer ›
Probably not...: ...but would you care to clarify for us your concerns and risks please? ...Read more
My brother in-law's 4 years old son dose not know how to pass gas.
They took him to a doctor and he said everything is normal!
Is it normal?
Is it normal when you have a hemorrhoids and is super difficult to pass gas or sometimes can't even fart?
Feel bloated and gassy. Normal bowel movement but difficult to pass gas. Is it normal or is medication neccessary? Had colon surgery 2 weeks ago.
Colon surgery: Go back to the hospital and get x-rays, asap. ...Read more
Constant lower pelvic pain/Painful to pass gas and stool/nausea/fatigue/ mucus in stool. colonoscopy/egd/ct scan/ /stool test normal. any ideas?
Constipation: You mentioned that all the test are normal. Constipation can cause nausea, fatigue, pelvic heaviness, and painful to pass stool and gas due to exertion. Drink a lot of water/fluid, increase fibers in your diet, and chew your food well before swallow. Drink a glass of slightly warm water with little salt early in the morning. Exercise regularly, everyday walk is good. Try probiotics. Consult GI doc ...Read more
For the last few days I have been unable to pass gas, i feel it right there ready to come out of my anus i push to try and it just goes "back in"?
May be constipated: I would increase your fluid intake and eat fruits, vegetable and other fiber rich foods with periodic toilet sittings. Change your positions and take walks. If not improving try an over the counter stool softener. If still no better i would see your doctor. It may be related to the effexor, (venlafaxine) the feeling like you have to pass gas (tenesmus) but i could not find any definitive information. ...Read more
I'm having trapped gas pain on my right side. I have been passing gas & belching. I just had a laparascopic appendectomy 19 days ago. Is this normal?
Yes: With laparoscopic appendectomy there is alway a certain amount of inflammation in the region of the cecum and adjacent rt. colon. There can also be a minimal degree of ileus or lack of peristalsis in the bowel causing gas accumulation and retrograde motion of gas or belching. One should wait several wks for resolution. ...Read more
I have not been able to pass stool for 8 days I strain but only a small amount of soft stool comes out. passing gas is also hard. ? Please help!!
Difficult defecation: In people that have issues with defecation, constipation is the most common reason. This is especially true in diets low in fiber and can be worsened by dehydration, alcohol, milk, coffee, tea. Increasing fiber (psyllium for example), increasing water intake, and consideration for over-the-counter stool softeners (docusate for example) are good starting points. See a doc for significant worsening ...Read more
Been experiencing a slight discomfort under my left rib cage, occasionally find it difficult to pass gas and feel like a blockage on the lower left side of my stomach which is occasional too. It's been the case for more than 20 days now and nor is the pai
Lft upper abdomen dailyuncomfort fluttering all day,diff to pass gas but when do helps. Upper endoscopy norm. BM D some days. Dr maybe gerd,no hrt brn?
LUQ gas diarrhea: May have food intolerances, would check for gluten sensitivity, soy allergy as well as milk/ eggs the major culprits. Would also check gallbladder / pancreatic sufficiency and see if creon helps. Consider irritable syndrome as well. But first would check all other causes and follow up with GI. ...Read more
No bowel movement in 5 days and I am experiencing pain in my stomach. I am unable to pass gas and i am nauseous. I have tried laxatives and...nothing?
Bowel obstruction?: Bowel obstruction can be partial or complete, due to problems outside the gut or problems within the gut, functional or space-occupying, acute or resolving, small bowel or large bowel. When obstruction is complete, surgery is needed. Based on the symptoms you describe, evaluation is warranted now to distinguish reversible versus problematic causes for your constipation, nausea, pain. ...Read more
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