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What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for bloating?

What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for bloating?

Bloating and PMS: If the symptom of bloating occurs in the setting of pms(premenstrual syndrome), adding a magnesium supplement may provide some relief. Alternatively, taking an oral contraceptive pill that prevents ovulation may be helpful as well. The efficacy of diuretics is unclear. Also, one could consider the possibility of a functional bowel disorder i.e., ibs. ...Read more

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I get severe edema, and bloating in the week before periods and also have spotting blood before normal heavy menses.Whats the treatment and cause?

I get severe edema, and bloating in the week before periods and also have spotting blood before normal heavy menses.Whats the treatment and cause?

Cyst, hormone imbala: What you are describing sounds like an ovarian cyst which might be causing hormonal imbalance in your body.See a provider and check it out when you are having symptoms. There is treatment available for you! ...Read more

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What's a simple, cheap treatment for my bloating?

What's a simple, cheap treatment for my bloating?

Sodium in your diet: Premenstrual bloating is a common and bothersome feature of ovulation and periods. It helps to lower you dietary sodium. No just salt. Sodium is present in all sorts of prepackaged food. Read the labels when you do your grocery shopping . Candy, carbonated drinks and baked foods may be high in sodium regardless of their taste. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for abdominal bloating?

What is the treatment for abdominal bloating?

IBS: Abdominal bloating is considered to be a subset of irritable bowel syndrome but you will need to be evaluated for other causes like reflux, gallstones, pancreatic problems, gyn problems if female and kidney problems. Once work up is negative options are probiotics, antispasmodics and a new treatment with antibiotic rifaximin. Consult your doctor for options. ...Read more

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Are there any medications or treatment options to help with bloating and discomfort during an IBS flare up ?

Are there any medications or treatment options to help with bloating and discomfort during an IBS flare up ?

Yes: Try to avoid foods that tend to produce gas (beans, wheat germ, bagels, etc), be sure to get enough fiber (even if you have to take supplements) and as a last resort see a physician for a prescription for an antispasmodic agent (bentyl (dicyclomine) or another agent). ...Read more

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What is Treatment for Heavy Bloating persistent for 4 months also sometime lead to little undigest stool? Thanks

Bowel issues: If food is not digested then you have rapid transit issue it would be prudent to start a work up you can start with your primary and or gi doc for an investigation I wouldn't wait especially it has been. For 4 months ...Read more

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Please advise on treatment for perimenopause particularly symptoms related to extreme gas and bloating.

Please advise on treatment for perimenopause particularly symptoms related to extreme gas and bloating.

Consider other cause: When you state "peri-menopause", the gamut of symptoms is actually quite large. I would not list changes in bowel habits as high on this list (related to extreme gas and bloating). "extreme" gas and bloating needs to be evaluated by a physician who should perform and abdominal and pelvic exam. Visit www.Nams.Org for menopause info. To learn more from my personal page, please visit www.Obgynhelp.Com. ...Read more

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Do threadworms cause bloating, nausea and dizziness? What's the best course of treatment for an adult? And should my dog be treated at the same time?

Do threadworms cause bloating, nausea and dizziness? What's the best course of treatment for an adult? And should my dog be treated at the same time?

Not specifically: The only predictable symptom of this parasite is the anal itching in those who react to the glue like material the eggs are laid in at your anus. It is a parasite specific to humans, you have no need to worry about your dog. ...Read more

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Did 2 month treatment of omeprazole for reflux. Burning went away and 3 weeks later it's back with burning in upper ab and bloating. What should I do?

Did 2 month treatment of omeprazole for reflux. Burning went away and 3 weeks later it's back with burning in upper ab and bloating. What should I do?

Continue omeprazole: First, restart the omeprazole. Also try to avoid the triggers for the GERD. Go online, and look at the suggestions for GERD and you will find a number of foods, drugs, life habits to avoid. Your GERD will prob be a lifetime intermittent problem, so try to look for ways to control it without meds. ...Read more

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Have had trapped gas for going on 2 weeks. Serious bloating. Constant belches and flatulance that relieves momentarily. What's the cause & treatment?

Have had trapped gas for going on 2 weeks. Serious bloating. Constant belches and flatulance that relieves momentarily. What's the cause & treatment?

Constipation: Initial management in the treatment of constipation include dietary fiber and bulk-forming laxatives such as psyllium or methylcellulose, together with adequate fluids. Forpatients who do not respond poorly to fiber, an osmotic laxative could be tried. Other options include stool softeners, stimulant laxatives (bisacodyl, senna). ...Read more

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Bad bloating cramp and belching. My doc took and x-ray on my abnormal area. She said I had a lot of gas pockets. Is there treatment opinions? Causes?

Well : Generally excess gas can because by swallowing air or food intolerance like milk or lactose intolerance or intolerance to beings are onions or irritable bowel syndrome. Recommend face-to-face console with primary care doctor or gastroenterologist for specific diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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I have a belch reflux disorder. i cant burp, i have pain and bloating every time i eat unless i gag myself. do you know of any treatments?

I have a belch reflux disorder. i cant burp, i have pain and bloating every time i eat unless i gag myself. do you know of any treatments?

Gastroenterologist: Don't force yourself to burp as this only causes more gas buildup. Drinking hot(not too hot) water breaks down gas and enables you to pass it rectally. Eating several smaller meals daily is better than large meals.Avoid oily foods.Taking simethicone after meals helps prevent gas buildup. A gastroenterologist is best qualified to evaluate and treat you if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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I think my bloating is related to perimenoupause and birth control peels as hormone therapy does not help. How can it be treated?

I think my bloating is related to perimenoupause and birth control peels as hormone therapy does not help. How can it be treated?

Birth control ??: If you are taking "the pill" it may well be the cause. At "perimenopause" whatever that means, birth control is not needed. Otherwise, look to your diet because that is a common cause of bloating. ...Read more

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I have ongoing bloating. I am a female and 50 years old and i was taking birth control peels as hormone therapy to treat perimanapousal symptoms for ?

I have ongoing bloating. I am a female and 50 years old and i was taking birth control peels as hormone therapy to treat perimanapousal  symptoms for ?

Digestion: Most often bloating is due to digestive issues. Many women develop lactose and other food intolerance as they approach menopause. If keeping a food diary and making dietary changes doesn't help the bloating, we would usually order an ultrasound to be certain there isn't an issue with the ovaries or other gynecological cause. ...Read more

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I am diagnosed with hpylori i have taken tripe therapy one month back still have gas problem acidity reduced no vomiting but bloating and gas so worry?

I am diagnosed with hpylori i have taken tripe therapy one month back still have gas problem acidity reduced no vomiting but bloating and gas so worry?

Keep up with GI: Keep following up with the GI Dr. as now that you have taken care of the H.Pylori issues, the gas and bloating can be assessed and treated. Best wishes. ...Read more