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What Causes Gas And Bloating After Eating
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
What causes pain in stomach after eating acidic food(mostly), burping, flatulence, and feeling very gassy, loose stool. Happening for a few days now. ?
Every time after eating meat (red), I have bloating tummy, abdominal pain, cramping, gases, flatulence, gurgling. What causes it and how can be treated?
Do not eat meat.: You can avoid by not eating meat. It is much more healthy to stay with fish and poultry. ...Read more
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
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
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
Long periods of constipation (sometimes weeks) followed by diarrhea. bloating and abdominal pain after eating, mildcramping. what could this be?
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
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
Gi tract problems.. Nausea when i eat, lots of gas, bloating, abdominal and waist pain, and more.. Chronic for months.. What is going on?
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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