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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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Experiencing really intense gas pains in my lower abdomen. Came suddenly and has been going on for 5 hours. How do I find relief?

Experiencing really intense gas pains in my lower abdomen. Came suddenly and has been going on for 5 hours.    How do I find relief?

See doc asap: Ideally would recommend letting your doc know. If not available, Urgent Care/ ER are your next options. The reason would be twice: to get relief and also to find out the cause for your pain. ...Read more

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Can hemorrhoids cause discomfort in the very lower abdomen like gas pains as well as rear end. ?

Hemorrhoids: Hemorrhoids would not cause abdominal pain, but can cause rectal discomfort. Lower abdomen discomfort can be from constipation, urinary infection, gynecologic, etc. Needs an examination if not already gone to check for hemorrhoids or consider colonoscooy if you have not had one done before. ...Read more

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No BM for a week then severe gas pains in my lower abdomen every evening for following week. Loss of appetite. Now BM only with colon cleanse.

No BM for a week then severe gas pains in my lower abdomen every evening for following week. Loss of appetite. Now BM only with colon cleanse.

Constipation: If you have seen your doctor and he has determined that your constipation is not due to a process of concern, than the most common cause, seen more in young women, is a sluggish colon. Recommendations to treat this are : increase fiber, hydrate well. If this does not work, or if you feel worse than stop fiber and replace with Miralax (polyethylene glycol). Make sure your MD is following you ...Read more

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Twinges in lower abdomen. Gas pains. Lower back pain. Nauseous. What can this be?

Twinges in lower abdomen. Gas pains. Lower back pain. Nauseous. What can this be?

Abdominal Pains: Unfortunately it can be very difficult to diagnose abdominal pains without further information. Any chance of pregnancy? Vaginal discharge/odor? Urinary/bowel changes? Fevers? ...Read more

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Had cramps and lower back pain for two days on and off. Been nauseous. Gas pains. Twinges in lower abdomen. What can this be?

Many possibles: The possiblecauses are many with a viral GI illness a likely causes. If you ate concerned see a doctor. ...Read more

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My doctor gave me nexuim which has helped with burning and nausea but I now got a lot of gas pains in lower belly is think a side effect how long ?

My doctor gave me nexuim which has helped with burning and nausea but I now got a lot of gas pains in lower belly is think a side effect how long ?

Abdominal pain: One of the side effects of Nexium (esomeprazole) and similar medications referred to as ppis is abdominal pain. It is in fact one of the more common side effects. It is also difficult to say how long those symptoms will last since it is variable from person to person. In general however if side effects last longer than a week or so, an alternative medication may be needed. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Can you tell me why I am having extremely bad pain in my lower abdomen and pelvis? Been in pain for 2 hours, sharp pains are starting in my lower abdomen and traveling to my anus. I think it is gas but i want to be sure. It hurts so bad that it is bringin

Severe : Severe pain that is not tolerable needs to be assessed by a doctor. Pelvic pain and lower abdominal pain can be pelvic inflammatory disease, endometriosis, or another std that is causing pelvic pain. It can also be a bladder infection. It can also be gas. See your doctor if you are in writhing pain. Pain is always telling a story that something is not right in the body. ...Read more

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Sharp, sudden pain in right side of lower abdomen. Gas?

Gas or muscle spasms: Muscle spasms are sudden, sharp, knife-like pains like charley horses -- but in the abdomen. Rubbing on them should make them go away. If not, or if they persist, you should see your primary provider for a more thorough examination to make sure it's not something more severe. Good luck! ...Read more

Lower Abdomen (Definition)

The lower abdomen is the area below the umbilicus(belly button) from one side of the ...Read more


Gas Pains (Definition)

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