Top
30
Doctor insights on: Medicine For Gas Pains

Share
1

1
Sudden gas pains, bloating, and I tried pooping and it wouldn't come out. Is this constipation and how can I treat it without medicine?

Sudden gas pains, bloating, and I tried pooping and it wouldn't come out. Is this constipation and how can I treat it without medicine?

Prune Juice: Try prune juice and drink plenty of water.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine, ...Read more

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


2

2
What can be done for painful gas pains?

What can be done for painful gas pains?

Pass gas: Assuming the pains are truly gas pains: gas pains can be quite painful. Carminatives help to pass gas. These can include fennel, fenugreek, cinnamon. Hot beverages help stimulate bowel function (even hot water, with or without lemon juice). Chamomile and peppermint help relax gut muscle spasms and may help. Ginger tea can help too. Avoid gassy foods, sugarless candies, bubbly drinks. ...Read more

3

3
What can be done for relief of gas pains?

What can be done for relief of gas pains?

Warm compresses: A heating pad or a warm bath is the best remedy for cramps caused by gas. You can also try over the counter remedies such as gas-x and beano if the problem seems to be food-related. If these remedies don't improve your symptoms, see your doctor. ...Read more

4

4
Why are gas pains so severe?

Why are gas pains so severe?

Gas Pains: Gas may stretch the bowel dramaitically like a balloon about to burst thereby stretching the nerves and causing severe colicky pain until the gas passes to another area. This is one reason that relaxing or conversely rocking may resolve the symptoms. Other stretched tubes may cause similar pain i.e. gallstones or kidney stones. That pain usually lasts longer and often requires medical attention. ...Read more

5

5
Gas Pains After My Workouts Why Is That?

Gas pains: Depending on what exercises you are doing, you could be stimulating the movement of your intestines. ...Read more

6

6
What does gas pains feel like at 8 weeks pregant?

Cramps/sharp pains: Fortunately, there isn't a lot physically going on at 8 weeks. The uterus is still quite small at this gestation. Therefore crampy pain at this gestation is probably g I related. If you have bleeding and cramping, then call your doctor immediately. ...Read more

7

7
Can gas pains last more than a day?

Can gas pains last more than a day?

Certainly: Especially if associated with gastroenteritis or another condition. ...Read more

9

9
What can I do to treat really bad gas pains?

Change in diet: Gas pain is food intake related (intestinal muscle contractions) be sure your food is healthy and experiment to avoid the items which cause the pain. ...Read more

10

10
Can you get gas pains in the same place every time?

Abdominal Pain: Abdominal pain can be at the same location everyday. This could represent inflammation in the stomach, intestines or trapped gas pockets in your intestines. I would recommend this to be evaluated by your doctor or a gastroenterologist and get you the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

11

11
I suffer so much from gas pains what can I do for this?

I suffer so much from gas pains what can I do for this?

Look at your diet.: Gas can be caused by a number of things, dairy, soy, beans, fiber. It can also be aggravated by gluten intolerance, lactose intolerance, too much soda pop, too much sugar.
Some sugar substitutes can cause gas because they are made of sugar alcohols. These are found in diet candy and chewing gums.
Over the counter Beano and Gas-X can help if you aren't using the sugar alcohols. ...Read more

12

12
When should you go to dr for gas pains that won't go away?

As soon as possible: Gaa pains could be anything. If a continued botheration, check with your doctor. ...Read more

13

13
Can gas pains and indegestion last for 4 days? If so what to take for the discomfort?

They can, but: Since you have been having symptoms for four days, I would recommending seeing your doctor. ...Read more

14

14
I have had horrible gas pains for 5 days. It doesn't seem to matter what I eat they won't go away!?

Is it gas?: Gas pains usually don't last 5 days straight, especially if you've modified your diet. It could be something completely other than gas: constipation, gastroenteritis, diverticulitis, many things. Horrible belly pain lasting 5 days should be checked by your doctor soon! ...Read more

15

15
What to do if I have gas pains in my shoulder?

What to do if I have gas pains in my shoulder?

Referred pain?: Try this link: http://www. Webmd. Com/pain-management/tc/referred-shoulder-pain-topic-overview

Get a more detailed answer ›
16

16
Is there a home treatment for gas/gas pains?

Is there a home treatment for gas/gas pains?

Diet mostly: Most of the time, symptoms of excessive "gas" are related to the diet. The top 3 dietary exceses, in order: 1) simple dairy, milk and soft cheeses, because of the milk sugar lactose. This is lactose intolerance 2) wheat products, i.e. Gluten intolerance 3) vitamin a foods, green, yellow orange fruits + veges. A simple 1 week withdrawal diet off each should clear up the symptoms. Then you'll know. ...Read more

17

17
Why do gas pains feel like something being pulled like a muscle being pulled?

Gas pain: Gas pain can be described in a variety of ways. Intestines, where gas pains originate is a muscular organ, so distension of a muscle can feel the way you describe. ...Read more

18

18
I feel like something being pulled in my pelvic area what could it be? Could it just be gas pains?

Could be several: Things, including a hernia. Please see your doc for proper diagnosis and possible treatment. Peace and good health. ...Read more

20

20
Is it normal to have bad gas pains after an abortion?

No, not really: If you had a D&C procedure, and now are having abdominal pain, then you need to seek help immediately. Even the simplest of procedures are associated with complications. You need to get checked out - make sure they also confirm that the pregnancy was in the uterus and that your HCG levels are falling! ...Read more

21

21
Is having extreme gas pains after an abortion normal?

Depdends: Not sure how you can tell that the pain you're having is from gas -- but no - extreme abdominal pain after an abortion is not normal. ...Read more

22

22
Is there anything that will help gas pains by bladder?

See MD if persistent: Unclear without understanding underlying cause - is this urine infection, constipation, inflammation, etc. Would need more information on present symptoms, prior history, and medical workup. Happy to consult but watch for red flags such as fever, weight loss, change in bowel habits, blood, or increased pain ...Read more

23

23
What can I do to treat or prevent really bad gas pains?

Just wait: Your body will pass the gas. I suppose you can also try to swallow less air. If you get anxious you can make it worse by swallowing more air. ...Read more

24

24
Severe gas pains third day after colonoscopy. What to do?

Call gastroenterolog: Call immediately could be small perforation. If he is not available then go to ER. ...Read more

25

25
How long do gas pains stay in one section of the intestine?

How long do gas pains stay in one section of the intestine?

GI transit issues?: Gut motility is standard, as are most body functions, within a bell curve distribution. However, ileus or obstruction for whatever cause may pathologically distend a portion of the intestine. If present, this requires immediate attention. On the other hand, some people have visceral hyperalgesia--e.g. they feel gassy but may not have excessive gas retention (as seen in Irritable Bowel Syndrome). ...Read more

26

26
Can you give me suggestions if I have gas pains in my shoulder?

Can you give me suggestions if I have gas pains in my shoulder?

See your doctor ASAP: Whenever a 46yo person has a new pain in the chest or shoulders it needs to be evaluated promptly to determine its source. Occasionally, serious issues such as heart or lung problems manifest as shoulder pain. Likely, it will be something else, but if it is a serious issue, it needs to be diagnosed promptly. Good luck. ...Read more

27

27
Can gas pains be severe and stabbing and feel likeaappendicitis?

Yes: Appendicitis can cause many patterns of abdominal pain. And abdominal pain from intestinal "cramping" can mimic appendicitis. Only a more complete physical exam and history by a health care practitioner can sort this out for you. ...Read more

28

28
How do I know when my baby has gas and how do I help soothe the gas pains?

How do I know when my baby has gas and how do I help soothe the gas pains?

Colic: Colic occurs when a baby swallows too much air. Mylicon drops, available at any drug store, can help, but burping your child ever few minutes while nursing, or every half ounce while bottle feeding, will generally correct it. ...Read more

29

29
One yogurt seems ok, but 2 yogurts gives gas pains. Is that a lactose problem?

One yogurt seems ok, but 2 yogurts gives gas pains. Is that a lactose problem?

Is ice cream ok?: Lactose intolerance will also cause problems when you eat other milk products such as ice cream, cheese, etc. See how you do with some of these other foods. ...Read more

30

30
My 3 week old seems to be having gas pains after feedings. Any suggestions on how to sooth her?

My 3 week old seems to be having gas pains after feedings. Any suggestions on how to sooth her?

Reply: Depends on what is causing the upset, is it the formula that's giving her the trouble? Make sure first by discussing with her doctor, how is the stool pattern, is she having regular bm. Any spit ups? In between the feeds gentle tummy massage with baby oil can help. Mylicon drops can help but it's important to find out the cause. ...Read more

Gas Pains (Definition)

Generally occur when gas builds up in your intestines, and you're not ...Read more