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Gas (Definition)

"gas" is, of course, a phase of matter - the air we breathe is a gas. In a medical context, "gas" can refer to having too much gas in the bowels, causing burping, or cramping in the belly. It also can refer to flatulence, ...Read more


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What type of food causes gas in stomach. It is not aclidity but something like acidity, awaiting your advice?

What type of food causes gas in stomach. It is not aclidity but something like acidity, awaiting your advice?

Gassy for u, not for: Everyone is different when it comes to digesting food. Fatty foods typically take longer to digest and so bloating/indigestion sensation may occur. Spicey/acidic foods may make heart-burn worse. But it is different for everyone..Some food may be fine for you but others can't stand it, and the reverse is also so true. So, pay attention to yourself. Minimize ones that cause u gas. Good luck. ...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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I occasionally get bloated and have stomach pain, with the feeling of bubbling in my stomach which causes gas/burping, what should I do?

I occasionally get bloated and have stomach pain, with the feeling of bubbling in my stomach which causes gas/burping, what should I do?

Change your diet: Just came across this, and it is excellent: http://authoritynutrition.com/13-foods-that-cause-bloating/ Get rid of gas and you get rid of bubbling/burping and something else. I don't see that they mentioned cucumbers. Avoid them of course! ...Read more

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What does "severe'" gas-bloat after nissen fundoplication mean/look like? What causes gas-bloat after this surgery?

Can't burp: An effective nissen fundoplication provides a barrier to gastroesophageal reflux, but also a barrier to vomiting and burping since the lower esophageal sphincter no longer relaxes to let air (or other stomach contents) escape upward from your stomach. The air then accumulates in the stomach, resulting in gas and bloating until it can be evacuated into the small bowel. ...Read more

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I've heard that eating fruit during or after the main meal is not good for digestion. Ferments then causes gas and bloating.

I've heard that eating fruit during or after the main meal is not good for digestion. Ferments then causes gas and bloating.

Fruit may cause gas: There are some fruits/vegetables that are complex and can lead to gas/bloating. They are called FODMAP; examples are apples, pears... also broccoli, asparagus, brussel sprouts. You can look up the diet and avoid those if they bother your stomach. Otherwise the rest are ok to eat. ...Read more

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What causes gas?

Foods, feeding: Gas is a product of digesting certain foods. If you are breast feeding, you may want to limit your intake of certain foods -cruciferous vegetables (broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower), beans, garlic, onions, chocolate, coffee and citrus fruits, dairy can also cause gas. Your baby can become gassy from feeding too fast and swallowing too much air. Try to burp your baby every 5 min during feedings. ...Read more

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