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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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For the past 3 days I've had gas, bloating and pain in my lower back and stomach. I've tried a few medications to no avail. Any suggestions?

For the past 3 days I've had gas, bloating and pain in my lower back and stomach.  I've tried a few medications to no avail.  Any suggestions?

Gas/constipation : This could be from constipation. Are you staying well hydrated? Be sure to eat slowly - it takes about 20 minutes for your stomach to catch up to your satiety level. Be careful about gas-inducing foods (such as beans, cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, prunes, apricots, sweeteners, dairy, whole grains). If you've already tried a bunch of OTC medicines, it is best to see your doctor. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Is it possible for anxiety and stress to cause stomach symptoms such as gas, bloating / fullness etc?

Is it possible for anxiety and stress to cause stomach symptoms such as gas, bloating / fullness etc?

Absolutely: You have probably heard that it's possible for a person to worry so much that they develop an ulcer? It is true. Also, a person who is anxious may swallow a lot, including swallowing air, which can lead to belching. ...Read more

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I've had pain gas bloating in upper abdomen that stretches out to both sides of my ribs. Been going on for two days now. What could this be?

Get seen now: Constant abd pain for 2 days is not normal. Also, heart disease can feel like gas pains only, especially in women. Please go to an ER to be checked now. ...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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Have been experiencing gas, bloating and extreme pain in the upper right abdomen for the last month. I'm now getting pain on left side after eating?

Have been experiencing gas, bloating and extreme pain in the upper right abdomen for the last month. I'm now getting pain on left side after eating?

46 Conditions: This complaint can possibly be associated with up to 46 different conditions. Therefore it would need to be thoroughly worked up by your primary physician and if preliminary workup is negative then he would probably consult with a gastroenterologist. The workup could be from days to weeks to sort out. Make an appointment with your doctor and be ready to provide as much detail as possible. ...Read more

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Male 40 years old who has frequently stomach pain, gas, bloating, stomach is hard not soft also acidity. Should there be a concern? Any suggestions?

Male 40 years old who has frequently stomach pain, gas, bloating, stomach is hard not soft also acidity.  Should there be a concern? Any suggestions?

Gastroenterologist: I feel that a gastroenterologist is best to diagnose and treat you for these symptoms. You may be lactose intolerant or sensitive to gluten. The appropriate tests will be ordered. ...Read more

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Gi tract problems.. Nausea when i eat, lots of gas, bloating, abdominal and waist pain, and more.. Chronic for months.. What is going on?

Gi tract problems.. Nausea when i eat, lots of gas, bloating, abdominal and waist pain, and more.. Chronic for months.. What is going on?

See your doctor: The chronic symptoms you are experience could be a side effect of the medications you are taking (benztropine and risperidone). You also might have some food allergies or food intolerance that you are unaware of. Tell your parents and go see your doctor. ...Read more