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Doctor insights on: What Do Gas Pains Feel Like

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Why do gas pains feel like something being pulled like a muscle being pulled ?

Why do gas pains feel like something being pulled like a muscle being pulled ?

Gas pain: Gas pain can be described in a variety of ways. Intestines, where gas pains originate is a muscular organ, so distension of a muscle can feel the way you describe. ...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 does gas pains feel like at 8 weeks pregant?

What does gas pains feel like at 8 weeks pregant?

Cramps/sharp pains : Fortunately, there isn't a lot physically going on at 8 weeks. The uterus is still quite small at this gestation. Therefore crampy pain at this gestation is probably g i related. If you have bleeding and cramping, then call your doctor immediately. ...Read more

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Why are gas pains so severe?

Why are gas pains so severe?

Gas Pains: Gas may stretch the bowel dramaitically like a balloon about to burst thereby stretching the nerves and causing severe colicky pain until the gas passes to another area.This is one reason that relaxing or conversely rocking may resolve the symptoms. Other stretched tubes may cause similar pain i.e. gallstones or kidney stones. That pain usually lasts longer and often requires medical attention. ...Read more

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Can gas pains last more than a day?

Certainly: Especially if associated with gastroenteritis or another condition. ...Read more

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What can be done for painful gas pains?

What can be done for painful gas pains?

Pass gas: Assuming the pains are truly gas pains: gas pains can be quite painful. Carminatives help to pass gas. These can include fennel, fenugreek, cinnamon. Hot beverages help stimulate bowel function (even hot water, with or without lemon juice). Chamomile and peppermint help relax gut muscle spasms and may help. Ginger tea can help too. Avoid gassy foods, sugarless candies, bubbly drinks. ...Read more

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Gas Pains After My Workouts Why Is That ?

Gas pains: Depending on what exercises you are doing, you could be stimulating the movement of your intestines. ...Read more

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What can be done for relief of gas pains?

Warm compresses: A heating pad or a warm bath is the best remedy for cramps caused by gas. You can also try over the counter remedies such as gas-x and beano if the problem seems to be food-related. If these remedies don't improve your symptoms, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat really bad gas pains?

Change in diet: Gas pain is food intake related (intestinal muscle contractions) be sure your food is healthy and experiment to avoid the items which cause the pain. ...Read more

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Can you get gas pains in the same place every time?

Abdominal Pain: Abdominal pain can be at the same location everyday. This could represent inflammation in the stomach, intestines or trapped gas pockets in your intestines. I would recommend this to be evaluated by your doctor or a gastroenterologist and get you the appropriate treatment. ...Read more