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Could opiates cause severe stomach gas pain?

Could opiates cause severe stomach gas pain?

Yes: Narcotics very frequently induce constipation with their use. It is important to take a stool softener and MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) (or simmilar) daily as well as staying well hydrated. Sennokot laxative is a good choice if you have not had a bm in several days (avoid the strong stimulant laxatives). Discuss your symptoms with your physician who can make recommendations. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more


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How good does activated charcoal work for stomach aches, gas pain and other stomach problems? What is a safe dosage too take daily?

How good does activated charcoal  work for stomach aches, gas pain and other stomach problems? What is a safe dosage too take daily?

See doctor: If this is a persistent problem, you should talk to your doctor. Although activated charcoal has been touted for its ability to relieve bloating, I have never seen it worked on anyone. I am not unaware of any set dose for this product and thus just read the direction on the product label and follow it if you want to try it. ...Read more

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Yellow stool stomach cramps and gas pain upper GI scope done I have ulcers and gastritis. No fever no nausea always hungry take protonix (pantoprazole) and carafate?

Yellow stool stomach cramps and gas pain upper GI scope done I have ulcers and gastritis. No fever no nausea always hungry take protonix (pantoprazole) and carafate?

GI care: It seams that you are being evaluated for these conditions. How long on Protonix (pantoprazole) and carafate and how much benefit? Are some of your symptoms newer since on this regimen? Bloating and yellow stool may be suggestive of a need for eval of liver, your blood work would better tell this story. Follow up with your gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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What can I take for heavy gas symtoms, blouted stomach, upset stomach pain? I have gas, pain in upper part of stomach from blouting, upset stomach

What can I take for heavy gas symtoms, blouted stomach, upset stomach pain? I have gas, pain in upper part of stomach from blouting, upset stomach

You : You can try gas-x or beano for your gas and bloating. As far as upset stomach is concerned, try an acid blocker like pepcid, (famotidine) or Prilosec otc is good or even pepto. Also i recommend you schedule a visit with your primary care doctor to make sure you are not dealing with an ulcer, gastritis, etc. You will need a complete evaluation/work up. Best of luck. ...Read more

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I would like to know what a flaky stool may be a symptom of. I also have a grumbly stomach, horrific gas, and pain to the left of my stomach.?

I would like to know what a flaky stool may be a symptom of.  I also have a grumbly stomach, horrific gas, and pain to the left of my stomach.?

IBS: What it appears as if you are describing is irritable bowel syndrome. There are many conditions that can cause these symptoms, even food allergy, so see your physician as soon as possible. Also, if you have diverticulosis and you have been eating foods such as nuts, sweet peas, corn, things with seeds... Then it can cause an acute inflammation of your colon (diverticulitis) & pain on that side. ...Read more

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Is 'Orofer XT' taken daily expected to cause severe gas & stomach pain for 57+ F ? Does once a week dosage also sometimes can cause the same ?

Common side effect: GI symptoms are common side effects of iron pills. You should aim for most benefit for least side effects. The best is to go back to the primary care physician so you try lower doses and follow up with blood work. You can try the liquid form or take fiber supplements. But again make sue to follow up with the primary care physician. ...Read more

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Does Align actually work?? I want to use it but scared it'll make my symptoms of bloating, gas, stomach pain etc. worse. Im 19

Does Align actually work?? I want to use it but scared it'll make my symptoms of bloating, gas, stomach pain etc. worse. Im 19

Neutral factor: The symptoms you mention may improve with a probiotic, but I would look at other issues too. A probiotic just allows your germ balance in your gut to have "happy" germs. But it will not change the response your system has to eating foods you can't process. Keep a food diary & read labels. Do selective food eliminations to see if things like dairy, coffee, red dye #40, etc. Make you worse & avoid. ...Read more

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Dark blood after BM, clots, stomach pain, gas, tired, and feel off. Been going on for 1 week, every BM. When to worry?

Dark blood after BM, clots, stomach pain, gas, tired, and feel off. Been going on for 1 week, every BM. When to worry?

Dark BM: 24 F US UODATES us on still having dark blood after BM. Asks when to worry? ANS: now is a good time to see your Dr. as in today. ...Read more

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I have recently been having stomach pain, gas (very smelly, which is unusual for me), bloating and weight gain. What could this be?

I have recently been having stomach pain, gas (very smelly, which is unusual for me), bloating and weight gain. What could this be?

Microbiome Food Mind: As embodied Soul?Mind?Brain?Body creatures, many issues/variables are involved. We carry ~30,000 genes from parents, we also carry ~1 million genes in the bacteria we carry, especially in our intestines/colon, complex symbiotic relationships. Changes in emotional states (intestinal control) & food choices alter the microbiome within & these all change intestinal function with whatever symptoms. ...Read more

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Male 40 years old who has frequently stomach pain, gas, bloating, stomach is hard not soft also acidity. Should there be a concern? Any suggestions?

Male 40 years old who has frequently stomach pain, gas, bloating, stomach is hard not soft also acidity.  Should there be a concern? Any suggestions?

Gastroenterologist: I feel that a gastroenterologist is best to diagnose and treat you for these symptoms. You may be lactose intolerant or sensitive to gluten. The appropriate tests will be ordered. ...Read more

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Stomach pain , gas& bloating. I have IBS. Eating 2300-2500 kcal/day exercising 5x/ week. What could be the cause ?

Stomach pain , gas& bloating. I have IBS. Eating 2300-2500 kcal/day exercising 5x/ week. What could be the cause ?

IBS=label for combo: of symptoms; some signs. As for all body cells, controls=within cell, tissue, organ & central nervous system, only some of which physicians partially understand yet cannot see/measure & many Docs promote only physical. As embodied Soul?Mind?Brain?Body creatures sending >2,000,000 orders/sec brain?body, Humans=HiTech; medicine=LowTech. Most answers=within; history/hidden-emotions always big issues. ...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