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What could be the cause of terrible abdominal pain and bloating after eating high fiber foods?

What could be the cause of terrible abdominal pain and bloating after eating high fiber foods?

A lot of fiber: With inadequate fluids or excess caffeine or alcohol will cause the problems you describe. Eliminate caffeine and alcohol and drink 80-100 oz of other fluids and back down a bit on your fiber. ...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 causes gas and bloating?

What causes gas and bloating?

See your doctor: These symptoms can't be solved in this forum. You need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes me to feel bloated and have abdominal distention after eating a lot of pizza?

What causes me to feel bloated and have abdominal distention after eating a lot of pizza?

Grease, lactose: Gas can be caused by foods with a lot of insoluble fiber (roughage), or by lactose intolerance. Also excessively greasy foods can cause gas as well. Rarely, there are abnormal twists (volvulus) of the sigmoid colon which can cause bloating. Lastly, cancerous growths can cause a blockage and bloating of the colon. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes pain in stomach after eating acidic food(mostly), burping, flatulence, and feeling very gassy, loose stool. Happening for a few days now. ?

What causes pain in stomach after eating acidic food(mostly), burping, flatulence, and feeling very gassy, loose stool. Happening for a few days now. ?

GI symptoms: indicates a need to see your doctor. You MAY have a diet too high in acid. The symptoms are likely from your body trying to digest the food. If your doc does not find anything wrong medically consider taking a probiotic. Doctor Ohira is a good brand. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of stomach bloating, tightness and pain after eating or drinking?

What could be the cause of stomach bloating, tightness and pain after eating or drinking?

Stomach emptying...: ...For most is 1-2 hours after liquid, 3-6 hours after solids are ingested. Carbohydrates, proteins, small frequent meals exit faster than fats &/or large meals. Medications, diabetes, neuropathies, some infections can alter stomach emptying as can mechanical delays due to stenosis &scarring of the pylorus, gallbladder disease, small bowel pathology.Get checked if post-prandial bloating persists. ...Read more

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What causes difficulty in farting and burping?

What causes difficulty in farting and burping?

Not a problem: As far as burping goes you burp when a volume of air is swallowed and internal pressure builds forcing the air or other gas out of your upper GI system. Flatulence on the other hand occurs several times a day in all of us. This is normal ad occurs due to methane buildup from normal digestion. Occasionally we have a large quantity and the "fart" happens. Most often its smaller amounts silent gas ...Read more

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What is a possible cause of constant burping and stomach pain after eating?

What is a possible cause of constant burping and stomach pain after eating?

Esophagus/stomach: Could be esophageal inflammation, hiatal hernia, ulcers or inflammation of stomach or duodenum; poor stomach emptying due to above or other problems-some serious. Could be related to meds, other. See your doc; get checked.. ...Read more

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What causes gas stomach pains after you eat in teenager?

What causes gas stomach pains after you eat in teenager?

Sure its "gas pain"?: 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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Low Stomach pain, rumbling and movement inside stomach especially after eating and occasional passing of gas. What could be the cause?

Low Stomach pain, rumbling and movement inside stomach especially after eating and occasional passing of gas. What could be the cause?

Simplistically...: Movement of gut contents due to muscular activity of the GI tract is defined as "peristalsis." If your's is excessive, acutely increased, particularly noisy or bothersome so as to interfere with daily function then seek evaluation. Inhibition of peristalsis slows the above gut process and in some cases can quiet the rumbling. ...Read more

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What can cause severe stomach cramps after eating fast food?

What can cause severe stomach cramps after eating fast food?

Fast food hurts gut: Fast food is notorious for being low in fiber & generally high in calories from concentrated sweets & fat. Fats delay stomach emptying & promote reflux. Dietary fats also promote release of cck & substance y which alters gut sensitivity, contracts the gallbladder, & prompts the "ileal brake" which in predisposed patients causes bloating & fullness. Choose instead salads, fruits, & whole grains. ...Read more

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Could gas and bloating occur day after eating a lot of fiber?

Could gas and bloating occur day after eating a lot of fiber?

Yes : Its possible. Start taking over the counter probiotic such as align which may help with bloating. Switching to a diff brand of fiber may help as well. ...Read more

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Gi tract problems.. Nausea when i eat, lots of gas, bloating, abdominal and waist pain, and more.. Chronic for months.. What is going on?

Gi tract problems.. Nausea when i eat, lots of gas, bloating, abdominal and waist pain, and more.. Chronic for months.. What is going on?

See your doctor: The chronic symptoms you are experience could be a side effect of the medications you are taking (benztropine and risperidone). You also might have some food allergies or food intolerance that you are unaware of. Tell your parents and go see your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes a gurling tummy, bloating, and burps?

What causes a gurling tummy, bloating, and burps?

Many things: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What causes constipation, gas and blood after bowel movement?

What causes constipation, gas and blood after bowel movement?

Several things.: If the blood is bright red and just a bit on the toilet paper or in the bowl when having a bm, it is due to a hemorrhoid or anal fissure (small tear). These occur with chronic constipation, contributors to constipation are niot enough water or fiber in the diet, or prolonged sitting. If the blood is dark, or heavy, go see a doctor. Otherwise work on improving your diet, fluids and exercise. ...Read more

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What can cause stomach pains after eating?

What can cause stomach pains after eating?

A lot of things: Gastritis, an ulcer, gall bladder disease, and indigestion can all cause stomach pain after eating. ...Read more

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What causes that feeling of being gassy or having a distended stomach after eating?

What causes that feeling of being gassy or having a distended stomach after eating?

Aerophagia versus...: Aerophagia (swallowed air) distends stomach & may result in burping. Also, gassiness/ stomach distension after meals can reflect: 1) partial gastric outlet obstruction due to gastritis/ulcer; 2) pyloric narrowing from scar; 3) gastroparesis due to delayed emptying of stomach (as w/diabetic gut neuropathy); 4) bacterial overgrowth in gut; 5) any malabsorption; 6) pancreatic maldigestion 7) lots more. ...Read more