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Sore Under Righrcrib With Gas Pains
Have sore stomach and cannot eat more than a few bites before I feel full and have gas pains. What is happening here?
Have it checked out: This could be sign of an ulcer, gallbladder, or more serious stomach issue. I suggest you see your doctor and have it checked out: need some lab tests and at least ultrasound to start with. ...Read more
Metalliac taste on roof of mouth sometimes. Sore nipples. Gassy with gas pains. Bloated. Headaches and fatigue. Sexually active. What is this?
Difficult to tell: Based on just symptoms. You should see your PCP who can take a thorough history, perfom a complete physical examination and order laboratory tests and possibly some imaging studies to determine the cause of all of your symptoms. They may all be related or they may be due to different individual conditions. ...Read more
Hello, I had a colonoscopy three days ago, My stomach is still tender to the touch three days after the procedure. Is this out of the norm? Pain is not severe but more of an irritant, similar to gas pains. Thanks
Constipation on and off for weeks, gas pains after eating, aching left flank pain with no UTI symptoms. CBC/electrolytes and urine tests normal...?
More testing: It is good that Your initial testing has been normal, and suggests a benign etiology. However, you are continuing to have symptoms. At this point, after closer scrutiny of your lab testing, I would consider a CT scan with/or without contrast, to evaluate for other Possible intra-abdominal problems. Additionally, you may benefit, from a GI Sub-specialist Evaluation ...Read more
My right ovary is firm. Have dull ache in abdomen. Gas pains. Bloated. Had unprotected sex. What is this?
Can't say: It is normal for an ovary to be firm but not normal for you to be able to feel it. Your symptoms could be diet related, IBS, a pelvic infection, or several other things. It would be necessary to do a full history and an exam to be able to say what is going on. You need to see your doctor. ...Read more
Been off the pill for 2 months. Finally got period. Nipples hurt and itch. Gassy, gas pains, head and neck ache, bloated. What is this?
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
Drink more water:
Are you eating enough Vegetables and Fruits which gives your body enough Fibers to form the bulk and prevent Constipation?
Gas pain can be from Certain foods like Cabbage and Broccoli (Cruciferrus Vege.)Or from Lactose Intolerance (may take Lactaid tablets or avoid Milk and milk Product for 2 wks)OR from Gluten sensitivity (From Bread and wheat product)
Can take Miralax, (polyethylene glycol) Citrucel like fibers. ...Read more
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
Pains in my front right side going around to the flank area. Almost positive it's gas. How long can gas pains last?
Till it passes: If you have had pain like this for more than a day and its constant it may not be gas. If the pain persists or is getting worse see a doctor. ...Read more
Gas pains for 5 days. Atypical for me. Normally gas doesn't hurt. No other symptoms. What could this be? IBS perhaps??
Have reoccurring gas pains that come and go for two days, gas meds or nothing helps. Although it feels like I need to have a bowel move it don't help?
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
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
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
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
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
Yes: The prep as well as the air that insufflated can lead to that sensation. ...Read more
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
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