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What To Do For Bloating And Gas
Bloating ; gas?: 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
What do I do about my bloating and gas problem? I have have had sort of bad gas during regular school days in the past but I have learned to live with it. Now I have been feeling really bad lately, especially in school, and bloated and gassy. I was also a
A : A common cause of gas and bloating is lactose intolerance. Try to cut out dairy products (milk, yogurt, cheese etc.) do this for two weeks and monitor for improvement. If that does not work try the same thing except eliminate anything containing gluten. Lastly, try an over the counter gas medication like gas-x or beano. If these things do not prove helpful visit your doctor for a complete evaluation. Best of luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a c sec/tubal/sm intestin repair9/26/12.I am currently taking alleve liquid gels 220mg.I have a lot of gas what can I do to stop the bloating/gas?
Hold aleve (naproxen) if can: You had an intestinal surgery, this means your intestine had to heal and may be still slow some. Stop the food that creates lots of gas e.g. Milk and dairy, broccoli, cauliflower, and beans. Also, soda drinks may cause a problem. May use beano tablets, over the counter, with vegetable intake. ...Read more
Diet: For now the only thing you can do from your side is watch your diet, there are many sites you can find in the net regarding foods more related to bloating and gas, but here is one http://www.Everydayhealth.Com/digestive-health/foods-that-cause-excessive-gas.Aspx there are some over the counter meds that can help you in the meantime such as gas x, but if it doesnt improve, go an see your doctor. ...Read more
Here's some ideas: Usually there are foods that incite this. The best thing to do is to take a stepwise approach to figuring out which foods are the culprits and avoiding them. Be sure you rule out dairy products, as you may be lactose intolerant. Avoid carbonated drinks as well. Of course, there are a variety of over-the-counter products that are designed to reduce intestinal gas (ie beano). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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