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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

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 can cause severe bloating and flatulence?

MANY THINGS: There can be many causes of bloating and flatulance.To list a few causes here 1 lactose intolerance 2 celiac disease 3 GI infections with viruses, bacteria and parasites 4high fiber diet, and other foods which produce gas 5air swallowing 6 irritable bowel syndrome 7 constipation. ...Read more

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What can cause severe stomach pain, vomiting, dysentery, and lots of belching?

What can cause severe stomach pain, vomiting, dysentery, and lots of belching?

Many things: The most common cause would be a viral or bacterial infection of the intestinal tract. Occasionally, these can be quite severe, and can require hospitalization for IV fluids. Generally, No specific treatment. Just let it run its course. Treatment is geared at symptom relief and dehydration. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What causes chronic abdominal pain and bloating?

Most common: Is excess fiber and inadequate fluids or excessive caffeine and alcohol intake. But if this is not the case with you , need to get a full evaluation by a gastroenterologist or a colon and rectal surgeon. ...Read more

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What is causing me to have severe stomach pain bad bloating and constipation?

What is causing me to have severe stomach pain bad bloating and constipation?

IBS?: Your symptoms are common and unfortunately not specific for any one problem. Statistically the most common diagnosis would be irritable bowel syndrome (ibs) - constipation predominant. Try a low-fodmap diet and/or probiotics for relief. More info about diet at ibsfree.Net. Good luck! ...Read more

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What could cause abdominal pain, bloating, and constipation?

What could cause abdominal pain, bloating, and constipation?

Flatulence: The type of food you eat can cause a lot of gas which causes abdominal pain and bloating. If you are constipated the transit time of fecal material is low allowing gas to build up. ...Read more

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What causes spasms in the intenstines and nausea bloating and constipation?

What causes spasms in the intenstines and nausea bloating and constipation?

Likely IBS: Irritable bowel syndrome (ibs) is a condition associated w/ abdominal discomfort, altered stool pattern, & among others accompanying nausea, bloating, gassiness. Often improved by stooling, ibs is defined by changes in perception of gut distension, motility, sensation. Diet & emotional stress play significant roles here in such patients. Need to rule out first inflammation, ischemia, & infection. ...Read more

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What could cause severe pain in stomach and nausea?

See your doctor: That's a general stimulation of the GI tract. If it continues beyond a day or two, i'd see my doctor and get a work up to find out what's going on. ...Read more

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What could be causing frequent bloating and flatulence?

What could be causing frequent bloating and flatulence?

Got Milk?: Many possibilities. For example lactose intolerance is a notorious cause of bloating and flatulence. It can come on later in life at times. If you can't find anything else, it might be worth considering a diary-free trial. If you clear up when you stop all dairy and the symptoms return when you restart dairy then you have found the cause. If you want to drink milk use lactaid milk. ...Read more

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What causes sulfur burps associated with lack of appetite, mild nausea, abdominal cramping, and bad gas? (not pregnant)

What causes sulfur burps associated with lack of appetite, mild nausea, abdominal cramping, and bad gas? (not pregnant)

Could be Giardia: Giardiasis, a parasite, lives in the upper small intestine and classically causes "sulfur burps". Usually contracted from drinking non city water - for example on a camping trip. I'd start with a stool exam for giardiasis (not the traditional microscope exam but what is called giardia antigen, an immunologic test on the stool). ...Read more

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What could cause me to have gas, bloating, stomach aches, and constipation?

What could cause me to have gas, bloating, stomach aches, and constipation?

Possibly: Excess fiber and not enough fluids. Remember, anything with caffeine or alcohol dehydrates and therefore creates an imbalance of fiber and fluids. Drink 80-100 ounces caffeine free/alcohol free fluid daily and eat a high fiber diet. If you are eating properly you do not need fiber supplements as this may cause an excess fiber and can lead to gas pains, cramping and constipation. ...Read more

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What could cause severe UTI and passing gas?

What could cause severe UTI and passing gas?

UTI: Cannot possibly diagnose this without seeing and examining you. This could conceivably be an adynamic ileus (relative immobility of the bowel) due to severe uti. ...Read more

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What can cause excessive stomach gas and stabbing back pain?

Abd pain & bloating: Broad question. Consider allergies such as lactose or gluten. Testing by your doctor may reveal the source. With significant gas in the large intestine, some discomfort may be felt in the back in addition to abdominal bloating. ...Read more

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Severe bloating, abdominal pain when excessive gas in belly, headache, frequent loose motion and fatigued. Please let me know the possible causes.

Severe bloating, abdominal pain when excessive gas in belly, headache, frequent loose motion and fatigued. Please let me know the possible causes.

Go to PCP first.: There are too many differential diagnosis some of which are : gallbladder stones causing cholecystitis, food allergies, irritable bowel syndrome, specific foods that cause bloating like beans, cabbage types of vegetables, other types of colitis. The fatigue maybe caused by the chronic electrolyte imbalance cause by the diarrhea especially potassium. Your pcp can refer to gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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What causes severe mild vomiting,abdominal pain, flatulence but difficult to pass gas and constipation for almost a week?

What causes severe mild vomiting,abdominal pain, flatulence but difficult to pass gas and constipation for almost a week?

Not normal See a Dr.: If you been constipated for over a week and haven't had a bowel movement, you really need to be seen emergently to make sure that you're not impacted. If you have been passing gas, however, and have had small bowel movements, then this is less urgent. However your symptoms are not normal. So this has to be discussed with your PCP or your doctor to come up with a plan To relieve you of these symptoms and get treated quickly. ...Read more

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What can cause lower abdominal pain and diarrhea?

What can cause lower abdominal pain and diarrhea?

See doctor: If this problem lasts more than a few days, see your doctor. There are many potential causes. ...Read more