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Doctor insights on: What Causes Gas In The Stomach

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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

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 stones in the stomach?

What causes stones in the stomach?

If you eat them.: If you have stones in the stomach, you had to eat them. Stones do not form spontaneously in the stomach. ...Read more

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What causes pre-ulcers in the stomach?

What causes pre-ulcers in the stomach?

Acid Reflux: Not sure what "pre-ulcers" are, but if you are feeling discomfort in that area, contact your physician (pcp) for a diagnosis or referral to a specialist (gastroenterologist) for the proper diagnosis. Until that time, avoid acidic foods and drinks that are acidic, such as fruit juices, coffee, soda and others with caffeine, that produce stomach acid production. ...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 could lead to gas problems in the stomach?

What could lead to gas problems in the stomach?

Two main sources: Burping or belching is usually from swallowed air. But, flatulence is from gas produced when bacteria interact with undigested food in the intestines. The latter is both substance-dependent and time-dependent. Increased amount of undigested food (e.g., fiber, lactose in lactase-deficiency) and increased time it takes to eliminate ( slow-transit constipation) can cause increased gas and bloating. ...Read more

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What causes the stomach to bloat?

What causes the stomach to bloat?

Per healthline.com: Abdominal bloating can be a symptom of several serious conditions, including: pathologic fluid accumulation in the abdominal cavity (ascites) as a result of cancer (e.g., ovarian cancer), liver disease, kidney failure, or congestive heart failure. celiac disease, or wheat gluten intolerance. Ref. www.healthline.com/health/abdominal-bloating ...Read more

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What causes too much gas in the stomach?

What causes too much gas in the stomach?

Fermentation: Gas in the abdomen can come from fermentation in the colon or in the stomach. If there is belching the gas is in the stomach. Blocking stomach acid can led to overgrowth of bacteria in the stomach. Eating small amounts of healthy unprocessed foods with some of the herbs that are helpful for gas like ginger, fennel, or peppermint can be helpful. ...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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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

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What causes gas in the descending colon?

What causes gas in the descending colon?

Fermentation: Trillions of bacteria call your colon home and they release gases as a biproduct of their breakdown of undigestible carbohydrates and fiber reaching the colon. It's normal. Good luck! ...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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Does atrovastatin cause gas in the stomach?

Does atrovastatin cause gas in the stomach?

Usually not: Main side effect of any statin class of drugs is muscle pain and damage. Any medicine can cause GI problems, so it is possible, but uncommon. I am sure your doctor prescribed it for a good reason, so i would try to take it as directed. ...Read more

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What are the causes of trapped burps/gas?

Swallowing: Air in your stomach comes from something you ingested - carbonated beverage for example - or from air you have swallowed. These gases are normally trapped by a sphincter which closes off your lower esophagus from your stomach. ...Read more

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What are the causes of stomach pain and nausea?

What are the causes of stomach pain and nausea?

Couple of things..: Gallbladder disease, pancreatitis, peptic ulcer dieases, gastritis, severe reflux can cause your symptoms. Viral gastroenteritis (stomach-bug), irritable bowel can do same as well. If it is severe and rapid onset, it could be pancreatitis/gallbladder disease. If it is better better, then it is a good thing...If getting worse, consult/call doc for instructions... Good luck.. ...Read more

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What causes enlargement of the abdomen/lower stomach?

What causes enlargement of the abdomen/lower stomach?

Many things: There are too many possiblties to mention. You need to see a medical doctor for an evaluation. ...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 relief from gas in your colon?

What causes relief from gas in your colon?

Just wait: For the gas to pass and try not to swallow much air when you eat. ...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