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How to relieve abdominal gas?

How to relieve abdominal gas?

Mylicon: Mylicon is simethicone which works fairly well. There are several other brand names such as Gas-EX. Bean-O is used for prevention. http://www.drugs.com/mtm/mylicon.html ...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


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What positions are best for relieving some abdominal gas?

What positions are best for relieving some abdominal gas?

Changing position: Its not which position but how often you change position thats effective in relieving abdominal gas. ...Read more

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For the last 7 days, I have had very painful abdominal gas. This is not normal for me. What could be causing it?

For the last 7 days, I have had very painful abdominal gas. This is not normal for me. What could be causing it?

Many causes: Gas and bloating has many causes1excessive swallowed air2 certain foods like carbonated beverages, spicy fried or fatty foods, broccoli, cabbage, onions, beans, apple or prune juice, fried fruits, sorbitol, manitol, found in many low carb/sugar free foods.Certain behaviors like talking while chewing, chewing gum, tight fitting garments, smoking/chewing tobacco .Medical causes lactose intolerance .Avoid cause. ...Read more

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What are solution of having abdominal gas after 1year of delivery and after miscarrage ?

What are solution of having abdominal gas after 1year of delivery  and after  miscarrage ?

See a doctor: Pregnancy can often cause changes in gastrointestinal function like gas, heartburn, bloating and constipation. These may not resolve for several weeks after delivery. However a year later these issues should be resolved. At this point it is time to see a doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Can abdominal gas be felt on the left side of stomach?

Can abdominal gas be felt on the left side of stomach?

Yes..: You can feel gas pretty much anywhere in your abdomen because gas can not only be a problem in your stomach, but you can also have build up of gas in your small and large intestines as well, making it possible to feel gas pain pretty much anywhere in/on your abdomen. ...Read more

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How do I alleviate abdominal gas as a persistent, painful symptom in the later stages of ovarian cancer?

How do I alleviate abdominal gas as a persistent, painful symptom in the later stages of ovarian cancer?

Ovarian cancer: When patients are terminal we will often have a tube placed in the stomach (g-tube also known as a peg tube) to act as a relief valve. Taking simethicone (gas-x) frequently can also help. ...Read more

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How Abdominal gas leads to High Blood pressure? after having food.

How Abdominal gas leads to High Blood pressure? after having food.

Probably not related: Pain, anxiety, fear, physical activity (both aerobic and anaerobic) and other factors can increase BP. Passing gas without pain or other symptoms is unlikey to have much effect on BP. ...Read more

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I am experiencing abdominal pain (side: left upper) (severity: moderate) (quality: throbbing) and bloating or abdominal gas can't pass gass well?

I am experiencing  abdominal pain (side: left upper) (severity: moderate) (quality: throbbing)  and bloating or abdominal gas can't pass gass well?

Would see ur doctor: wud need more info but several common causes for left upper abd pain include ulcers, constipation, pancreas disease, etc. hormonal changes (pregnancy, menopause, thyroid disease) can also be underlying cause, along with changes in bacteria in gut. happy to consult re diet and workup needed or review case for second opinion re other tests that may be needed ...Read more

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Im21 do hemorroids cause abdominal gas pain and dificuly to fart and flat stool i feel alot of preasure in my rectum is this cancer?

Im21 do hemorroids cause abdominal gas pain and dificuly to fart and flat stool i feel alot of preasure in my rectum is this cancer?

Not likely. : Hemorrhoids can cause rectal pain or pressure, problems passing stool or gas and bleeding. Rectal cancer at your age would be very unusual. If symptoms persist see a doctor. Soaking in a warm bath should help hemrrhoids as would stool softeners. See a physician if problems continue. ...Read more

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Is it true that fibroids can cause gassiness and abdominal/bladder pressure? Does the size of it matter regarding symptoms?

Is it true that fibroids can cause gassiness and abdominal/bladder pressure? Does the size of it matter regarding symptoms?

They can: Fibroids can cause the symptoms you describe but so do other things. You should get this checked out if this persists. Fibroids are hard/firm tumors of the uterus which can be asymptomatic but if they cause symptoms they do so based on location in uterus. Those along the lining cause heavy periods, those in front can cause bladder symptoms and those in back can cause constipation, low back pain. ...Read more

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What could be reasons for persistent gassiness? I just can't stop all day and all night. Are there any std's that cause gas?

What could be reasons for persistent gassiness? I just can't stop all day and all night. Are there any std's that cause gas?

Lactose/fiber/air/ib: The causes of persistent gassiness are 1 lactose intolerance 2high fiber diet 3chronin constipation 4swallowed air 5inflammatory bowel disease 6diverticulitis 7antibiotics 8laxatives 9artficial additives(sweetners) no stds do not cause gassyness. ...Read more

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Slightly painful abdomen, gassiness, white sticky discharge, I'm irregular and at the 33rd day as of now .Had unprotected sex 10 ago , am I pregnant?

Slightly painful abdomen, gassiness, white sticky discharge, I'm irregular and at the 33rd day as of now .Had unprotected sex 10 ago , am I pregnant?

Hard to tell: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result if done correctly. One can test about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred). An Ob-Gyn doctor can evaluate any persistent or worrisome symptoms. ...Read more

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Lower right abdominal achyness. Last night 30 min of severe pain.almost passed out. Ovulation time. More frequent bm, gassiness.3 Advil (ibuprofen) no help?

Lower right abdominal achyness. Last night 30 min of severe pain.almost passed out. Ovulation time. More frequent bm, gassiness.3 Advil (ibuprofen) no help?

Many Possibilities: You have many years experience with ovulation. If your experience now is dramatically different, something different is going on. Torsion of an ovarian cyst is possible. Non-gynecological causes must be considered. If pain persists, see a doctor—but for pain of the severity you scribe, you already knew that. ...Read more

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Causes of too much gas in abdomen?

Causes of too much gas in abdomen?

Includes: Constipation, eating certain food items,bacteria overgrowth, IBS, diverticulum, malabsorption. ...Read more

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Can you get gas pain anywhere in your abdomen ?

Gas: Yes you can. Since gas pain occurs in the stomach and/or intestines you can feel this type of pain almost anywhere in the abdomen. But you must also realize that there are many causes for abdominal pain that can be confused with gas pain. ...Read more

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I am experencing a lot of gas in my lower abdominal?

Food Diary: Many foods can cause increased intestinal gas. There are also some malabsorption conditions that can cause increase gas and bloating. You should consider keeping a food diary for a week to see if a pattern emerges. If you are experiencing discomfort see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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What could cause sharp pain in the left abdomen folllowed by gas?

Gas: Gas can cause the pain. If eliminating the gas relieved it likely you have your answer. Certain foods can cause gas, beans, sauerkraut, spices, lactose to name a few.
Avoid gas producting foods if they are bothering you. There are beano food med products available in a pharmacy if you still want to eat gaseous foods. ...Read more

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Does dicyclomine relieve gas in abdomen?

Does dicyclomine relieve gas in abdomen?

It may: Although, it doesn't act on gas production, it may help with relieving intestine spasms that are often present with increased gas production. ...Read more

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How to relieve pain from abdomen, gas bubble.

How to relieve pain from abdomen, gas bubble.

Gas build up: If you know it's a gas build up, drinking warm water and applying a hot water bottle to the abdomen helps break down the gas and enables you to pass it. Taking simethicone 1/2 hour after meals helps to prevent the gas build up. ...Read more