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Will Prilosec caused trapped air in my stomach?

Will Prilosec caused trapped air in my stomach?

Not a bit: but the conditions it is used for will. Ulcer, hiatal hernia, reflux all feel like trapped air. Prilosec mostly helps some/all of the symptoms associated with those. ...Read more

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Upper Abdomen (Definition)

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Bubbly, gurgling sensation in stomach with belching and passing gas. Some tenderness in stomach. Zantac (ranitidine) and omeprazole calm it down. Thoughts?

Bubbly, gurgling sensation in stomach with belching and passing gas. Some tenderness in stomach. Zantac (ranitidine) and omeprazole calm it down. Thoughts?

Stomach issue: When does this occur, time of day? Also is it after a meal? Do you have change in bowel habits? What is diet like? How much alcohol do you drink and how soon before bed? Depending on patients body habitus, diet, alcohol consumption use of OTC NSAIDS or aspirin, and family history; this could be as simple as a gastritis . Or something that would be amenable to a change in diet. ...Read more

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Experiencing bloating due to trapped gas. Is the trapped gas a symptom of the hiatus hernia?

Experiencing bloating due to trapped gas. Is the trapped gas a symptom of the hiatus hernia?

Possible: But air/ gas can be in the stomach, small intestine, or colon. Some gas is generated by bacteria as well. Some reasons digestion acid, etc generates gas. Swallowed air is also a component. Relief with antacids, absorbents like mylicon etc may give a hint. ...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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Stomach pain that eases when burping or passing gas?

Stomach pain that eases when burping or passing gas?

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

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Can gas be trapped in lower abdomen?

Can gas be trapped in lower abdomen?

Sure. Why RU gassy?: Feeling full of "gas" may reflect malabsorption of food (like gluten, lactose), intake of poorly digested food, or choosing foods known to promote gas (beans, fizzy drinks). Sometimes its more complicated--a stomach emptying too slowly, bacterial overgrowth syndrome, delayed intestinal function, partial obstruction from any cause, infection, rectum problems, and pelvic pathology outside the gut. ...Read more

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Can gas x help pass trapped gas?

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

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Trapped gas in the chest for years?

Trapped gas in the chest for years?

Maybe reflux, but...: If symptoms originate in esophagus (rather than adjacent structures), the most common cause of your complaint is gastroesophageal reflux possibly accompanied by esophageal dysmotility. However, my answer changes if you have underlying cardiac, pulmonary, or mediastinal conditions. ...Read more

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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 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

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Which works better for gas and gas pain: gas-x or charcoal caps?

Which works better for gas and gas pain: gas-x or charcoal caps?

Gas!: Gas-x will break up the large gas bubbles into smaller ones. Charcoal tablets will prevent the production of gas from various things. More importantly, you could consider decreasing the gas producing things in your diet, such as broccoli, beans, and cauliflower. If you eat those things take beano. Also, carbonated beverages can also make you very gassy. Good luck! ...Read more

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Explosive diarrhea with undigested food. Gas. Left lower abdominal pain gurgling in stomach and feels like rectum. 1 week?

Explosive diarrhea with undigested food. Gas. Left lower abdominal pain gurgling in stomach and feels like rectum. 1 week?

Explosive diarrea: hello ~ text book description of GIARDIASIS, intestinal infection by Giardia Lamblia. Go to GP and get request to go for stool Microscopy and culture. The G lamblia has a very characteristic appearance under microscope and is easily diagnosed and do Giardia EIA test to confirm diagnosis. Rx is FLAGYL 250mg tid x 5 days ...Read more

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Having a boiling/bubbling feeling in my stomach. Diagnosed with intestinal metaplasia of the stomach. Stool feels acidic. Burping, and gas. Thoughts?

Having a boiling/bubbling feeling in my stomach. Diagnosed with intestinal metaplasia of the stomach. Stool feels acidic. Burping, and gas. Thoughts?

Antacids help? : Have antacids been helpful? Are you worse with certain foods like chili or spaghetti with tomato sauce? You may have acid reflux (GERD), gastritis or early gastric ulcer. Do get checked if not improving. Hope that helps. ...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