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Trapped Gas After Egd
An EGD is a diagnostic and therapeutic modality wherein a GI doctor puts a fiber optic scope down the throat of the patient, who is gently anesthetized, to,directly examine the esophagus, stomach and the beginning of the small intestines and to take biopsies of potentially abnormal findings or treat areas ...Read more
Yes: Gas x is simethicone. Simethicone helps break up gas bubbles in the gut. Taket by mouth, usually after meals and at bedtime . Swallow the capsules whole. Do not crush or chew the capsules. Follow all directions on the product package. If you are self-treating with simethicone, the usual maximum amount for adults is 500 milligrams daily. ...Read more
Distension : Usually from distension of the small and/or large intestine. Should resolve within a week or so. If the hernia was repaired, you can always call your surgeon to be sure. If it was reduced only, you should see a general surgeon for a consult regarding repair to avoid this in he future. Hope this helps! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Having upper abdominal pains all day long did not take my aciphex (rabeprazole) today been belching passing gas an bowl movements acid reflux or gallbladder wch one?
Could be either/both: This could certainly be your reflux, but could also be a gallbladder attack. The symptoms are usually right upper quadrant pain, nausea, sometimes vomiting, often diarrhea, and these symptoms are usually worse after eating - esp after a fatty meal. Go see your doc and they will likely check some labs and get an ultrasound, and that will help decide. Be well! ...Read more
16 wks pregnant.From a week getting mild pains,palpitations in abdomen,freq gas formation,short painful gas discharge, distended,crampy abdomen.Isok?
My 16 year old is having liquid bile like diarrea, stomach discomfort, belching over and over, passing gas, and acid reflux? Gall bladder
Nope: The hallmark of gb disease is severe attacks of upper-middle or upper-right abdominal pain. Your son should be seen by his pediatrician to work-up possible causes of his diarrhea. This can include dietary issues, infections, irritable bowel, or even inflammatory bowel disease (rarely). If they can't get to the bottom of it, they will likely refer him to a GI specialist. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain after eating x 1.5 wk, NI with PPI, mixed stools, consulted gastro, EGD next week. How to relieve discomfort before then?
Bloated & feeling heavy in the upper abdomen. Neasus after eating feeling full. Passing gas properly?
Check it out: Sound lie poor digestion. Stating with digestive enzymes and probiotics might help. ...Read more
Gas, sulfur burps, bloating, nausea, yellow foul smelling stool on/off for 2 years, worsening last 6 months. clean endoscopy. giardia negative. help?
Malabsorption.: This sounds like it could be related to malabsorption, perhaps related to the pancreas or biliary system in general. You need more of a work-up than you've had thus far. Abdominal ultrasound and CT. Colonoscopy. Stool studies. Blood testing. Small intestinal capsule endoscopy or followthrough. ...Read more
Gurgling tummy, nausea,hurts in different spots, gas, smelly BM. History of CDiff, diverticulitis, ulcers, hiatal hernia, sludge in gallbladder. CT ok?
Not OK!: You report a number of medical concerns and complaints so you must, as soon as possible, make an appointment to see your primary doctor. Much of your complaints can be carefully controlled. ...Read more
Symptoms: dark loose stools, difficult/incomplete evacuation, severe abdominal distention from trapped gas, mucous. Diagnosed IBS. I think Proctitis?
Typical IBS symptoms: As you suspect, these symptoms indeed are consistent with irritable bowel syndrome. But they aren't particularly suggestive of proctitis (inflmmation of the rectum). Inflammatory bowel disease (e.g. Crohn's disease) can cause similar symptoms as IBS, and also can cause proctitis. So I suggest you raise these questions with the doctor who diagnosed IBS then follow her advice. Good luck! ...Read more
I have gastritis, hyperacidity.When gas comes up pain upper chest.Release pain when gas goes through mouth.Why.?
It's gas.: Increase gas formation in the stomach, and therefore belching up gas, has a number of causes. Aerophagia (literally eating air) can be caused by eating too fast, not chewing food well before swallowing, smoking, anxiety, certain foods, carbonated beverages. Avoid all of these, and you will finds less of the problem: think, chew, chew, chew, eat slowly and in a relaxed atmosphere. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blood feels poisoned and back pain after meals. Endoscopy, colonoscopy, barium swallow=normal. Abdomen ct=possible chronic cystitis. Uti causing pain?
UTI probably: Extensive work up is reassuring. Yes chronic cystitis and urinary tract infection could cause low to mid back pain especially if there is an extension causing kidney infection. Continue to follow with your doctor as urinalysis and urine culture and appropriate antibiotics may correct the problem. ...Read more
I have gas, bowling, heartburn, foul smelling gas & stool, low digestion, bathroom after 1/x days & stomach not emptying.[ from a long time].What to now?
Miralax (polyethylene glycol): I recommend drinking lots of water and using miralax, (polyethylene glycol) this type of fiber works with your body and doesn't necessarily forces you to use the bathroom but lets you decide when you want to go. Each person has different reactions to fiber and some can cause bloating to some while others to have the same symptoms, so it is important to try a few to see which one works best for you. ...Read more
Abdominal pain: You state that you have stomach pain that eases when you burp or pass gas. This very well could be due to diet, problems digesting gluten or milk. Also could be related to a lack of fiber in diet or something called Irritable Bowel Syndrome. You can easily increase your natural fiber, and watch your diet closely and seek medical attention if this continues. ...Read more
I have adbominal pain, gas, burps, no appetite. After gas is released, the pain disappears. Taken clarythrominin, amoxilin, and omeprazol...?
Not sure: Have you had a gastric emptying study? If you have a slow to empty stomach, this can often have these symptoms. Patients with severe gerd often swallow a lot of air. This distension will feel better when released. Otherwise, it may be irritable bowel syndrome. See a GI doctor. ...Read more
After breast surgery, bloating is high. During abdominal & anterior rib palpation there's a gaseous/fluid feeling akin to gas bubbles.
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