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Doctor insights on: What Causes Gas To Build Up In Your Body Even If Your Stomach Is Empty

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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 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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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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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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Stomach pain from frequent constipation and gas build up. Causes and cures?

Stomach pain from frequent constipation and gas build up. Causes and cures?

Diet and/or meds: Chronic constipation can cause build up of gas as well constipation can be caused by not drinking enough fluids, not having enough fiber in your food, and sometime some over the counter or prescription medicines can also cause it have more fiber in your diet with whole grains, fresh fruits and vegetables and drink more fluids if that does not help short course of laxative with/without stool softner. ...Read more

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My daughter had X-ray dr said she has stool and gas build up in stomach waiting on ultra sound what could cause this?

My daughter had X-ray dr said she has stool and gas build up in stomach waiting on ultra sound what could cause this?

Constipation: But the diagnosis of constipation is not made with X-ray or ultrasound. Often, these tests are associated with significant cost, and don't help aid in the diagnosis of what is causing abdominal pain. The most frequent cause of abdominal pain, other than constipation (or IBS), in children, is functional abdominal pain. ...Read more

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How do I deal with the severe abdominal pain caused by gas build-up in my digestive system on hemodialysis days?

How do I deal with the severe abdominal pain caused by gas build-up in my digestive system  on hemodialysis days?

Gas: Two suggestions: to help break down the gas bubbles, drink hot water and apply a hot water to the abdomen. These measures enable you to pass the gas downward easier for rectal expulsion. To prevent gas build up, avoid gas producing foods and take simethicone after meals and as needed at bedtime. Ask your nephrologist whether there is a relationship between dialysis and intestinal gas buildup. ...Read more