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Gas (Definition)

In a medical context, "having gas" refers to having too much gas in the bowels. This causes burping, cramps in the belly, ...Read more


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Severe lower abdominal pain with quite a bit of gas and diarrhia?

Severe lower abdominal pain with quite a bit of gas and diarrhia?

At your age: This requires a face to face evaluation unless it resolves quickly, ie, 12-24 hours. If it worsens during this time head to your local emergency department if your doctor can't see you straight away. ...Read more

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Nervous/ sick to stomach  feeling in stomach,  lots of gas,  lower abdominal pain. Help?

Nervous/ sick to stomach  feeling in stomach,  lots of gas,  lower abdominal pain. Help?

Irritable bowel: These are characteristics of irritable bowel syndrome for which certain foods or stress may be triggers. Peppermint capsules have helped some people. Lactose and gluten intolerance are also to be considered. A gastroenterologist is best qualified to evaluate and treat you if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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I've been experiencing lower abdominal pain, gas and nausea. What meds can help with this?

I've been experiencing lower abdominal pain, gas and nausea. What meds can help with this?

Gas nausea: Make sure you are not constipated and if infrequent bowel movements need to take MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) daily to move bowels more. If normal bowel movements look into you gall bladder. ...Read more

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What does it mean when have lower abdominal pain and feels like bubbles in my pelvic area but its anit gas?

What does it mean when have lower abdominal pain and feels like bubbles in my pelvic area but its anit gas?

Many things...: Possibilities include constipation, tubal problems, endometriosis, ovarian cysts, infections, colon issues, diverticulitis, tumors, etc, muscle strains, herniae... even pregnancy!!

You should see your doctor who will do a thorough exam, take a good history and maybe order some studies. ...Read more

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Lower abdominal pain. Frequent urination. Hurts to pass gas feels like it's being trapped. What could this be?

Lower abdominal pain. Frequent urination. Hurts to pass gas feels like it's being trapped. What could this be?

Many things: Lower abdominal pain in a woman could be from the bowels (e.g. constipation, irritable bowel, diverticulitis), the urinary tract (infection, kidney stones), ovaries (cysts, menstrual pain), uterus (pregnancy-related, menstruation related, endometriosis, sexually transmitted infections).
A detailed history + examination + urinary test can help diagnose the majority of these possibilities. ...Read more

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Explosive diarrhea with undigested food. Gas. Left lower abdominal pain gurgling in stomach and feels like rectum. 1 week?

Explosive diarrhea with undigested food. Gas. Left lower abdominal pain gurgling in stomach and feels like rectum. 1 week?

Explosive diarrea: Hello ~ text book description of GIARDIASIS, intestinal infection by Giardia Lamblia. Go to GP and get request to go for stool Microscopy and culture. The G lamblia has a very characteristic appearance under microscope and is easily diagnosed and do Giardia EIA test to confirm diagnosis. Rx is FLAGYL 250mg tid x 5 days ...Read more

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After I masturbate I get a headache and gas along with lower abdominal pain. I also feel fatigued for a day or 2 any ideas?

Masturbation pain: There are several glands in the male genitourinary tract that can refer pain to the abdomen. Gas may be related to influence of the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems involved with erection and ejaculation. Recommend evaluation by your doctor. ...Read more

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Lower abdominal pain more on right side two inches below rib cage gurgling noises can press down its tender and can feel movement of gas this is daily?

Lower abdominal pain more on right side two inches below rib cage gurgling noises can press down its tender and can feel movement of gas this is daily?

Just below the rib-: -cage is the hepatic flexure of the ascending colon. It is not unusual to feel this, especially if you are thin. It is just gas passing stool in the colon. No worry. ...Read more

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Cramping-like lower abdominal pain before and after bowel movement, and before passing gas?

Possible: More than one possibility for htese symptoms. See you doctor and let them check you. ...Read more

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Been having lower abdominal pain/gas pain, and upper thigh pain for about a month and a half now. I'm not bloated, my appetite is fine, I don't get full quickly, and I don't feel fatigued. I'm scared I might have cancer. What could this pain be?

Been having lower abdominal pain/gas pain, and upper thigh pain for about a month and a half now. I'm not bloated, my appetite is fine, I don't get full quickly, and I don't feel fatigued. I'm scared I might have cancer. What could this pain be?

R/O IBS V FOOD ALLRG: IBS is a diagnosis of exclusion. IUC/CROHNS DZ/IBD is inflammation usually DX by BX IBS SX can be managed. You need a full exam and blood work. Especially screen for H pylori. Also stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/ C DIF;colonoscopy./EGD While you are getting these items checked out you should stick to a gluten free diet. Ie gutbliss. Com Wholeapproach. Com FOOD ALLERGY CAN B SCREENE ...Read more

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I am experiencing lower abdominal pain (period-like), low back pain, bloating or abdominal fullness, passing gas, burping, stomach cramps?

I am experiencing lower abdominal pain (period-like), low back pain, bloating or abdominal fullness, passing gas, burping, stomach cramps?

Seen a physician lat: You have multiple symptoms which are difficult to sort out without a complete examination. If these symptoms are lasting/persisting for more than one week, go visit your primary care doctor for a complete check up. If you have abdominal distention, you need to be sure there is nothing serious (? ovarian cancer) causing you these symptoms. It could also be Urinary tract infection which may need antib ...Read more

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Achy diffuse lower abdominal pain-comes and goes. Not the same as gas pain. Hurt so bad I have to lay down. Laying on stomach helps. What could it be?

Achy diffuse lower abdominal pain-comes and goes. Not the same as gas pain. Hurt so bad I have to lay down. Laying on stomach helps. What could it be?

You need a good...: ...physical exam please--something we can't provide you through this vehicle. What you describe is nonspecific for any one particular disease. ...Read more

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I am experiencing lower abdominal pain (side: left), passing gas, constipation and side pain.

I am experiencing lower abdominal pain (side: left), passing gas, constipation and side pain.

Need more info...: Thank you for texting inquiry. But, the info on specifics, relevance, & sequence of events among all reported symptoms doesn't suffice to deduce right answer to your concerns, although one has to consider the issues of digestion & GI-tract as well as those in regional muscles, joints, or nerves. Yet, this can be handled correctly by following advice in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html ...Read more

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Why do I have lower abdominal pain, gas, & nausea after an intercourse that happened 3 days ago? Is that normal? The intercourse was protected.

Why do I have lower abdominal pain, gas, & nausea after an intercourse that happened 3 days ago? Is that normal? The intercourse was protected.

I do not know: Unless the intercourse was very rough and you have a bruised cervix or pelvic area, a normal intercourse session should not cause pain. If the pain, gas, and nausea persist, then make an appt to see your dr. For an evaluation and assessment of the issues. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Had severe lower abdominal pain and heavy gas for 3 full days along with vomiting. Pain is enough to buckle my knees and wake me from sleep.

Go to ER: Your problem appears to be severe enough to warrant a visit to the er if your doctor cannot see you now. ...Read more

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My stool has been very soft always sinks and is very light brown to a yellowish hue. Gas and lower abdominal pain occasionally. Liver blood work good?

My stool has been very soft always sinks and is very light brown to a yellowish hue. Gas and lower abdominal pain occasionally. Liver blood work good?

Malabsorption: Your symptoms indicate that you are not absorbing food well and probably losing fat, you need to have this evaluated. ...Read more

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Lower abdominal pain, passing gas allot, frequent burping and slight burning in stomach. I'm 23 year ols male, what could cause be?

Lower abdominal pain, passing gas allot, frequent burping and slight burning in stomach. I'm 23 year ols male, what could cause be?

Maybe viral infectio: A mild viral infection (of the stomach and intestines) could cause those symptoms. A probiotic (available over the counter at any drug store) may be helpful in relieving the symptoms ...Read more

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Peeing every hour, im feeling hungry a lot, have lots of gas, lower abdominal pain and vomiting, could I be pregnant?

Peeing every hour, im feeling hungry a lot, have lots of gas, lower abdominal pain and vomiting, could I be pregnant?

Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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After eating mcdonalds, I have severe lower abdominal pain. I figured it was gas and I have had a bowel movement, but it hurts to stand/move. Help!

Abdominal Pain: Could be several things in your age group. It's possibly unrelated to the mcdonalds food specifically. Appendicitis, ovarian cyst, irritable bowel syndrome, constipation, viral colitis are among a few. Difficult to tell with short history. If you develop fevers, chills and persistent pain, you should go to the er. Health tip: don't eat mcdonalds....Ever! :). ...Read more

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For the past couple of days I've had major headaches, gas, bloating, and slight lower abdominal pain. (i recently had my gardasil vaccine too) thanks!

For the past couple of days I've had major headaches, gas, bloating, and slight lower abdominal pain. (i recently had my gardasil vaccine too) thanks!

Call pediatrician: Since you recently had your Gardasil vaccine, it's best to contact your pediatrician, who gave you the vaccine, so that s/he can document your effects from it. It's good to also ask if you can be seen for follow-up, so that they can advise you what you can do to feel better. Always start with your doctor first. ...Read more

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I have lower abdominal pain last 2 days hurts to poo, pee, walk, and gas movement, hurts when I press in area of just above pubic bone central?

I have lower abdominal pain last 2 days hurts to poo, pee, walk, and gas movement, hurts when I press in area of just above pubic bone central?

Probably....: Collect the features, degree, and progress of the stated symptoms with their detailed sequence of event, and bring those to doc timely for review, analysis, more hx, physicals, and needed tests to make sure that you empty bladder well, no uti, no foodsindigestion, no colonic diverticulitis.

Meanwhile stress practicing healthy lifestyle without overindulgence and obsession. ...Read more

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Moderate to severe diffuse upper & lower abdominal pain x12hrs;dull, crampy, ♯moderate back pain too. No fever. BM yesterday, passing gas now. Ddx?

Impossible to say: Your symptoms are not specific and you ask someone who cannot even examine you or order test to make a diagnosis??? Go to the ER if the pain is significant. ...Read more

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Foul smelling gas, lower abdominal pain and cramps during bowel movement, bloating, rectal bleeding. Approx 3 months with symptoms. 27 yr old female?

Foul smelling gas, lower abdominal pain and cramps during bowel movement, bloating, rectal bleeding. Approx 3 months with symptoms. 27 yr old female?

Please get help...: Gi bleeding is never normal, but when prolonged for months associated with lower abdominal distress as you describe, then colitis (colon inflammation) must be ruled out. Possibilities at your age most likely include: 1) inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis or crohn's); 2) infection, maybe chronic or recurrent. Don't delay further--get evaluated by your doctor or GI specialist. ...Read more

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Intense lower abdominal pain/vomiting/nausea/no fever/cant sleep or eat/worsens while caughing, walking, laying, sneezing/gas/bloated feeling. Help?

Intense lower abdominal pain/vomiting/nausea/no fever/cant sleep or eat/worsens while caughing, walking, laying, sneezing/gas/bloated feeling. Help?

Go to the ER: If you are having severe abdominal pain you need to be seen right away. Your symptoms suggest peritoneal irritation which can be caused by a number of things, appendicitis is one. Could be related to ovaries... Hard to know without an exam and proper testing. Get seen immediately. ...Read more

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Lower abdominal pain near belly button and a little bit towards the right/gas/vomiting/cant sleep and walk straight/no fever/nausea. What is this?

Go to an ER: You need to be examined and treated based upon the findings of the doctor that you are seeing. This is some inflammatory condition that seems to be causing irritation of the linings over the intestines and producing pain and vomiting. Could be ovarian, appendix or half a dozen other things, but you must be seen to be diagnosed. Go now. Good luck, . ...Read more

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Abdominal Pain (Definition)

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Lower Abdominal Pain (Definition)

Lower abdominal pain is defined as pain restricted to the abdomen below the ...Read more