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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

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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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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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