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Doctor insights on: Trapped Wind Pain And Headache

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


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I'm bloated, trapped wind, tender breasts for 2weeks, urinating a lot, emotional, headaches and totally exhausted. What's wrong with me?

I'm bloated, trapped wind, tender breasts for 2weeks, urinating a lot, emotional, headaches and totally exhausted. What's wrong with me?

See your doctor: If you are late on your menses, you may be pregnant. If not pregnant, then you need to have a full hormonal evaluation such as thyroid function test and urine test. ...Read more

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How can I alleviate headaches, stomach pain, and gassiness?

How can I alleviate headaches, stomach pain, and gassiness?

Tylenol (acetaminophen): The first thing I would try is tylenol (acetaminophen) and pepcid, mylanta, or pepto bismo. At age 50 you should have a colonoscopy, and this is especially true if you are having stomach symptoms or changes in your bowel habits. ...Read more

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I have brittle nails, no libido, thin hair, cannot lose weight, frequent headaches, gassiness, and strong pam's symptoms. Any ideas what could be wrong?

I have brittle nails, no libido, thin hair, cannot lose weight, frequent headaches, gassiness, and strong pam's symptoms. Any ideas what could be wrong?

Multi symptoms: Recommend workup by your primary care doctor to rule out endocrine/metabolic causes such as thyroid disease. Good luck. ...Read more

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Recently I played soccer and headed a rock solid indoor soccer ball hard. After that I felt winded, come home n get a massive headache, concussion?

Recently I played soccer and headed a rock solid indoor soccer ball hard. After that I felt winded, come home n get a massive headache, concussion?

Unlikely: Concussion by definition involved loss of consciouness so if you did not pass out you likey do not have concussion. If the headache is in the back of the head it it probaly due to muscle spasm in your neck. If your headache is in front of the head then it is little more concerning. Try taking hot shower if you have masage shower the trying massage the back of your neck hopefully that will help. ...Read more

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Diagnoses unknown? Severe trapped wind like pain, extreme fatigue, diarrhea and constipation, loose stools, headache, nauceous. Thyroid test fine.

Diagnoses unknown? Severe trapped wind like pain, extreme fatigue, diarrhea and constipation, loose stools, headache, nauceous. Thyroid test fine.

See a doctor: Symptoms can occur with several diagnosis. History, physical examination and some labs can help. Consider ruling out cortisol deficiency and gastrointestinal causes- best to discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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I have pain in my right side of back and under my chest I thought it was trapped wind. Could this be it?

I have pain in my right side of back and under my chest I thought it was trapped wind. Could this be it?

Gas/back pain: Yes it can nbe gas in the colon because the colon goes up far. Alternatively could be gallbaldder, rarely I have seen pneumonia or a clot appear like this (but you would be SOB or have a fast heart rate) or depending position coudl be kidney stone or musculoskeletal. If it persists for hours f/u today with urgent care/ doc ...Read more

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What is the best medication for trapped wind?

What is the best medication for trapped wind?

Trapped wind: It looks like you are 2011 years old. Please fix your age. If you mean COPD by air trapping, no good treatment other than inhalation bronchodilators. Surgical treatment in end stage copd. ...Read more

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Is it normal for trapped wind to last for up to 5 days?

Is it normal for trapped wind to last for up to 5 days?

No: Flatulence of such long duration suggests stomach or gallbladder issues: please consult your private physician for additional testing. ...Read more

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I have trapped wind what can I us to get this wind out of me?

I have trapped wind what can I us to get this wind out of me?

Check out these: Links. Take care! Http://uk. Answers. Yahoo. Com/question/index? Qid=20090108152059aabhesx. Http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/229934-home-remedies-for-trapped-gas/#page=1. ...Read more

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Can trapped wind cause back pain?

Can trapped wind cause back pain?

Its possible: Anything is possible. Visceral pain from air in the bowel can be referred to the back. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of trapped wind?

How can I get rid of trapped wind?

Only 2 ways: As embarassing as it may be, you can ony get rid of air either from above or below. You can always excuse yourself to go to the restroom to relieve yourself; but there may be times when you may just need to hold it for a while. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I can get rid of trapped wind?

Can you tell me how I can get rid of trapped wind?

1st, 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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Keep getting trapped wind, what is the cause and how can I get rid of it?

Keep getting trapped wind, what is the cause and how can I get rid of it?

Gas: Gas is formed from swallowing air, bacterial production or fermentation. Changing your diet and adding good bacteria (probiotics) can help. Simethicone is a medicine used for gas. ...Read more

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Qhy does air pollution cause headaches in some people?

Qhy does air pollution cause headaches in some people?

Allergies: Pollution may trigger an allergic response. If the nasal passages respond with swelling and nasal discharge it can lead to a sinus headache. It is important to keep the nasal passages clean by using a saline nasal spray to remove allergens and prevent progression to a sinus infection. ...Read more

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Can wind give you a headache? While riding in a car and wind blowing on top of head, can you get a headache from this?

Can wind give you a headache? While riding in a car and wind blowing on top of head, can you get a headache from this?

Wind in the ears: Sometimes excessive wind in a person's ears can disrupt their vestibular system, make them feel uncomfortable, and possibly cause an earache or a headache.

Sometimes the pulling of someone's hair can cause a headache. Was the car a convertible? People usually wear hats for this reason. ...Read more

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How to treat trapped wind in rib cage?

How to treat trapped wind in rib cage?

Pneumothorax?: Depends on the size & cause. If due 2 major chest trauma they many times use a chest tube. If spontaneous & small it may just B followed by serial chest x-rays, & if getting larger a chest tube is possible. Some may give an aspiration a go. Then if persists then a chest tube. ...Read more

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My baby has severe trapped wind what can I do to help her? I'm lactose intolerant could she be?

My baby has severe trapped wind what can I do to help her? I'm lactose intolerant could she be?

Yes: She could be lactose intolerant or milk protein intolerant. Homeopathic cocyntal may help her pass the wind. Pumping her ;legs in a bicycle fashion may help too. Gently rubbing her tummy in a clockwise direction may also help. Hope one of these ideas helps. ...Read more

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I get really bad trapped wind that is very painful what is the best thing to stop this as I have ibs?

I get really bad trapped wind that is very painful what is the best thing to stop this as I have ibs?

IBS: Try to figure out what foods make you feel worse & avoid them. Kinda obvious, right? Milk & dairy products, or more specifically, lactose, ranks high on the list. If you must drink milk, consider lactaid or similar pre-digested lactose product. Beans, while high in fiber & protein, can be intolerable for some, who then find relief in beano. Perhaps you also have gluten enteropathy or celiac diseas. ...Read more

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Pressure headaches everyday...worse in sun and wind?

Pressure headaches everyday...worse in sun and wind?

Chronic TTH: The management of chronic TTH (Tension Type Headache) consists of psychological support, physical therapy and pharmacotherapies. See your PCP for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Severe headache after air travel. What can I do or take to relieve this?

Severe headache after air travel. What can I do or take to relieve this?

Pseudoephedrine, AND: Momzbma,

if you have headaches after air travel, it is possible that you are not equalizing pressure in your sinuses well. Although sometimes Pseudoephedrine or phenylephrine tablets can help with this, I would recommend discussing it with your family doctor and possibly seeing a ear/nose/throat (ENT) physician for further evaluation. ...Read more

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How to get rid of the trapped wind after a laparoscopy??

How to get rid of the trapped wind after a laparoscopy??

Here are some...: How long after laparoscopy? Why did you have it? These related questions are important to know since trapped wind may result from various reasons such as adhesion-related or bowel kink-related partial bowel obstruction, temporary bowel slow-down from anesthesia or medication or procedure per se, poor digestion after bowel resection, etc. So, Ask the surgeon soon so to figure out its underlying... ...Read more

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I keep getting really bad trapped wind and my belly hurts?

I keep getting really bad trapped wind and my belly hurts?

Feeling gassy & full: 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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Does gastritis cause alot of gas? My gastritis is flaring and ive got lots of trapped wind

Does gastritis cause alot of gas? My gastritis is flaring and ive got lots of trapped wind

Try Simethacone: Simethacone is a safe and effective treatment for "trapped wind". It is available over the counter and sold under many different brand names. ...Read more