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Doctor insights on: What Causes Too Much Gas In The Stomach

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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

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

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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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Can gas in the stomach cause heart palpitations?

Can gas in the stomach cause heart palpitations?

No: To be precise, gas in the stomach can not cause heart palpitations, but it can give the feeling like there is something happening to the heart when there is not. We frequently have patients who feel "palpitations" while wearing a heart monitor and we see no abnormalities of the heart rate or rhythm. So, the sensation can come from causes unrelated to the heart. ...Read more

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What could cause sharp pain in the left abdomen folllowed by gas?

Gas: Gas can cause the pain. If eliminating the gas relieved it likely you have your answer. Certain foods can cause gas, beans, sauerkraut, spices, lactose to name a few.
Avoid gas producting foods if they are bothering you. There are beano food med products available in a pharmacy if you still want to eat gaseous foods. ...Read more

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62 f what would cause constant stomach gas?

62 f what would cause constant stomach gas?

Gaseous distention: And bloating is from swallowing air and also possible from change in bowel habits. If it is persistent and you notice a change in your bowel habits as well you might want to see your doctor for a proper workup. Any change in bowel habits which is persistent is worthy of a trip to your doctor so they know what is going on with you. Patients over 50 need a colonoscopy every ten years. ...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 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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Sometimes after having a bm my stomach will rumble with gas all day. What may be the cause of this rumbling?

Sometimes after having a bm my stomach will rumble with gas all day. What may be the cause of this rumbling?

Feeling gassy...: 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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Constantly passing gas and rumbling in stomach for 5 days. What could cause this?

Constantly passing gas and rumbling in stomach for 5 days. What could cause this?

Colitis: Do you have any diarrhea, nausea, vomiting or fevers with it? Anything to get your stomach "going" - bugs,IBS, can give you that feeling. Sometimes trying simple things like Gas-X can help. Maybe try and change your diet. ...Read more

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Stomach has been making noises and passing gas all day for the past 5 days. What could cause this?

Stomach has been making noises and passing gas all day for the past 5 days. What could cause this?

All benign condition: Bloating sensation could be from Cruiseferous Vegetables like Cabbage, Cauliflower, Brussle sprout, Broccoli, Cualiflower. From Gluten sensitivity: Avoid Wgeat product From Lactose Intolerance: Take Lactaid or avoid Milk Product. H. Pylori Infection If associated with Diarrhea:Drink liquids only and then BRAT diet. Could from food. ...Read more

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I get bad gas pain that wakes me up at night and wraps around my stomach. Usuallytakes hours to go away. What could cause this?

I get bad gas pain that wakes me up at night and wraps around my stomach. Usuallytakes hours to go away. What could cause this?

Colon gas bubble: This type of pain is usually increased by taking a deep breath. The bubble ls trying 2 pass by stool in the colon & stretches the bowel which is painful. If this is the pain have, my self have the same occasionally & i found out on my own that taking a deep breath 2 the limit of ur pain grasping ur stomach and pushing it firmly & then flexing at the waist as far as u can & this will get it pass, . ...Read more

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Quick sharp pains that are random and all over chest and abdomen. Is this gas? Been having gallbladder issues lately. Can this cause it?

Quick sharp pains that are random and all over chest and abdomen.  Is this gas? Been having gallbladder issues lately.  Can this cause it?

Possibly gallstones: Gallstones when they cause symptoms can cause reflux and bloating, pain, cramps and diarrhea. Everyone has a particular set of symptoms. It's not exactly the same for everyone. An ultrasound that shows gallstones with a good history and a physical exam that produces tenderness in the right upper abdomen is a good sign that the gallbladder should be removed. Worth a visit to a GI or surgeon. ...Read more

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Gas problem can cause lower right abdomen pain?

Gas problem can cause lower right abdomen pain?

Potentially: Depending on where the gas is, it could cause right lower quadrant pain. Of course, when you speak of rlq pain, the concern for appendicitis appears, so if the pain doesn't resolve quickly by itself, if it is severe, or if you have fever as well, definitely go to the er. ...Read more

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Can trapped gas cause abdomen to feel like sore or tender ?

Can trapped gas cause abdomen to feel like sore or tender ?

Abdominal pain: Trapped gas can cause soreness and tenderness in the abdomen. However, if pain is constant, worsening, accompanied by fever, nausea, vomiting, or other concerning symptoms, it should be evaluated by a physician in person to make sure there is not something serious going on. ...Read more

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Does Plan b cause gas and lower stomach un comfort almost a nervous feeling ?

Does Plan b cause gas and lower stomach un comfort almost a nervous feeling ?

No : It does not but worrying about an unplanned pregnancy probably does. Start birth control and use condoms to avoid these scares in the future ...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