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What is the kind of gas that causes a knot in your stomach?

What is the kind of gas that causes a knot in your stomach?

All of them.: Gas in your intestines is due to air swallowing, fermentation by gut bacteria and by chemical reactions. Any and all of them have been shown to cause discomfort in some people. Certain foods (beans, brussels sprouts, onions, celery, carrots, raisins, bananas, wheat germ, and fermentable fiber) can increase gas production and knots. ...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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What causes a lot of gas and gurgling in the stomach after bowel movement?

What causes a lot of gas and gurgling in the stomach after bowel movement?

Irritable bowel synd: Crying bowels . Stress can cause your bowels to contract and spasms. Take a fiber con with a glass of water daily to help ease the problem ...Read more

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What are the causes of a bloated stomach?

What are the causes of a bloated stomach?

Find the cause: Many different things can cause stomach bloat. True bloating due to a large amount of gas can best be avoided by avoiding the foods, activities that cause the gas accumulation. Many other things feel like bloating but may be due to inflammation or adhesions or gallstone problems etc. See your primary to figure out the cause of your symptoms http://digestive.Niddk.Nih.Gov/ddiseases/pubs/gas/. ...Read more

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What causes a lot of pain in the lower back?

What causes a lot of pain in the lower back?

Pain Source: There are many causes to back pain. They can range from a simple sprain to more involved pathologies. Those can include disc herniation, arthritis, instability, deformity, tumors, infection, etc.... To determine your pain, speak with your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the cause of gas in stomach that seems trapped?

What is the cause of gas in stomach that seems trapped?

Gas: Sometimes this is next to the stomach in the splenic flexure of the large intestine but within the stomach it can be a manifestation of irritable bowel, air swallowing excessively, anormal bacterai in the stomach gastritis or ulcer, inlammatory disease, gallbladder disease. ...Read more

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What are the causes of nausea and a sharp pain in stomach?

What are the causes of nausea and a sharp pain in stomach?

Organs in abdomen: Gall bladder, pancreas, stomach. If the pain is worse after fatty meals could be a gall bladder or duct problem. See your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have a lot of gas what is the cause?

I have a lot of gas what is the cause?

Gas issues: Excessive gas has various causes. It could be the foods you are eating that tend to have a lot of gas produced after being digested. Legumes is one of the examples. Also, your intestinal microflora may have suffered and it's not doing well digesting food causing you to have lots of gas. Disorders of the gallbladder and pancreas are known to cause gas due to poor digestion. ...Read more

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What causes the swelling of a stomach?

What causes the swelling of a stomach?

Find the cause: Many different things can cause stomach swelling true bloating due to a large amount of gas can best be avoided by avoiding the foods, activities that cause the gas accumulation. Many other things feel like bloating but may be due to inflammation or adhesions or gallstone problems etc. See your primary to figure out the cause of your symptoms http://digestive.Niddk.Nih.Gov/ddiseases/pubs/gas/. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a protruding stomach?

What are the causes of a protruding stomach?

Protruding Stomach: A protruding stomach may be caused by excess intra-abdominal fat (internal fat), excess subcutaneous fat (external fat), weak or stretched out abdominal muscles, hernias or intra-abdominal disease (eg. Tumors). Intra-abdominal fat can only be reduced by weight loss. Subcutaneous fat can be reduced by weight loss or liposuction. Stretched out abdominal muscles are improved with a tummy tuck. ...Read more

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What is the cause of hicups in upset of digestion?

What is the cause of hicups in upset of digestion?

Aggregation : Of a nerve called the phrenic nerve. It is quite annoying, right! ...Read more

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What can cause a sick, empty feeling in the bottom of one's stomach?

What can cause a sick, empty feeling in the bottom of one's stomach?

Depression /anxiety: Anxiety causes the bowels to slow down leading to upset. The emptiness can come from depression. Talk to a counselor to see what the triggers might be and a solution to them. ...Read more

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Can cpap cause a lot of gass in your stomach.?

Yes: If the pressure is too high or machine or mask is not adjusted properly. You can also get, ahem, gas. ...Read more

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What causes a hunger kind of pain in the middle of the upper abdomen. Sometimes eating relieves the pain & other times no. Can it be my gallstones?!

What causes a hunger kind of pain in the middle of the upper abdomen. Sometimes eating relieves the pain & other times no. Can it be my gallstones?!

PROBABLY NOT: Epigastric pain that is relieved by eating is typical of ulcer or gastritis. Gallstones, when symptomatic, usually cause pain after eating, especially after fatty or greasy foods. Some other entities can also cause this type of pain, including pancreas issues. I recommend you seek a direct medical opinion. Good luck. ...Read more

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What causes gas in the intestines?

What causes gas in the intestines?

Altered flora: A change in the normal bacterial population of the gut. The bacteria generate gas which distends the colon and causes flatulence. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a person to burp the odor of very strong, rotten stomach acid?

What are the causes of a person to burp the odor of very strong, rotten stomach acid?

Ge reflux: Regurgitation is appearance of refluxed liquid in the mouth. In most patients with gerd, only small quantities of liquid reach the upper esophagus, and the liquid remains in the lower esophagus. Occasionally larger quantities of liquid, sometimes containing food, are refluxed and reach the upper esophagus.Other symptoms include heartburn, mid chest pain, . ...Read more

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What can cause dents to form in the skull? I have a few now and a lot of pain throughout my body including new abdominal pain that feels like a lot of trapped gas.

What can cause dents to form in the skull? I have a few now and a lot of pain throughout my body including new abdominal pain that feels like a lot of trapped gas.

Odds are if: You have "dents" in your skull, they were probably there going back many years. If they are truly new, it usually requires some primary bony pathology or something that is spreading to the bone from elsewhere compromising the integrity of the skull. If they are new, you should review this with your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the cause of mucus and blood in stool? Also lots of gas and without movement at times

What is the cause of mucus and blood  in stool? Also lots of gas and without movement at times

Blood & Mucus: Work-up should be done to determine if you have inflammatory bowel disease(ulcerative colitis or crohn's ) depending upon the duration of the symptoms , there may of course be other explanation. Evaluation may include stool samples and direct visualization of the colon by sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy . See your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of stomach aches in the morning?

What could be the cause of stomach aches in the morning?

Gastritis: Morning nausea or stomach pain can often times be a sign of gastritis or irritation of the stomach. There is no food to buffer the acid in the stomach during the night. It could also be peptic ulcer disease so you should see your dr. As certain medications will help with the symptoms. ...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