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Doctor insights on: Why Am I So Gassy During The Day But Seem Ok At Night Is It My Diet

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Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more


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How can I counter the increased gassiness caused by my vegan diet?

How can I counter the increased gassiness caused by my vegan diet?

Gas prevention: Have you tried taking simethicone 1/2 hour after meals before the gas builds up? Drinking hottish water tends to break down gas bubbles. Man's digestion system was not designed to deal well with large amounts of fiber unlike a cows system. ...Read more

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What could be reasons for persistent gassiness? I just can't stop all day and all night. Are there any std's that cause gas?

What could be reasons for persistent gassiness? I just can't stop all day and all night. Are there any std's that cause gas?

Lactose/fiber/air/ib: The causes of persistent gassiness are 1 lactose intolerance 2high fiber diet 3chronin constipation 4swallowed air 5inflammatory bowel disease 6diverticulitis 7antibiotics 8laxatives 9artficial additives(sweetners) no stds do not cause gassyness. ...Read more

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Slightly painful abdomen, gassiness, white sticky discharge, I'm irregular and at the 33rd day as of now .Had unprotected sex 10 ago , am I pregnant?

Slightly painful abdomen, gassiness, white sticky discharge, I'm irregular and at the 33rd day as of now .Had unprotected sex 10 ago , am I pregnant?

Hard to tell: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result if done correctly. One can test about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred). An Ob-Gyn doctor can evaluate any persistent or worrisome symptoms. ...Read more

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Lower right abdominal achyness. Last night 30 min of severe pain.almost passed out. Ovulation time. More frequent bm, gassiness.3 Advil (ibuprofen) no help?

Lower right abdominal achyness. Last night 30 min of severe pain.almost passed out. Ovulation time. More frequent bm, gassiness.3 Advil (ibuprofen) no help?

Many Possibilities: You have many years experience with ovulation. If your experience now is dramatically different, something different is going on. Torsion of an ovarian cyst is possible. Non-gynecological causes must be considered. If pain persists, see a doctor—but for pain of the severity you scribe, you already knew that. ...Read more

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Hida scan ef is 46%, but i still have waking in the night with diarrhea, nausea and vomiting occasionally, along with mild ruq pain, gassiness and bad tasting burps. Is this ef borderline?

Hida scan ef is 46%, but i still have waking in the night with diarrhea, nausea and vomiting occasionally, along with mild ruq pain, gassiness and bad tasting burps. Is this ef borderline?

Normal, borderlineEF: The ejection fraction of the gallbladder is the percentage of bile which is excreted when the gallbladder contracts. The "normal' value should be more than 40%. But this is only a number and may vary from time to time or according to some physiologic states or medications. If all other tests used in the investigation of your symptoms are normal, it would be good to control the ef. Good luck! ...Read more

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What could cause nausea, feeling cold and gassiness?

What could cause nausea, feeling cold and gassiness?

See your doctor: That's a general stimulation of the GI tract. If it continues beyond a day or two, i'd see my doctor and get a work up to find out what's going on. ...Read more

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I believe i may have IBS alternating type. Would this cause extreme gassiness?

I believe i may have IBS alternating type. Would this cause extreme gassiness?

Perhaps: Excess gas can certainly be seen with ibs. Foods high in fiber can lead to excessive gas as well (beans, broccoli , cabbage, etc). ...Read more

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Can your inguinal hernia cause gassiness?

Can your inguinal hernia cause gassiness?

Incarceration: It is possible for a hernia in the inguinal location to intermittently incarcerate. If the hernia is large enough, contents from your peritoneal space, like a loop of bowel, can go in and out of the hernia. This is called incarceration. When a bowel loop is partially pinched, or out, in the hernia, it is possible to experience gassiness. You might benefit from elective hernia repair. ...Read more

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How can I alleviate headaches, stomach pain, and gassiness?

How can I alleviate headaches, stomach pain, and gassiness?

Tylenol (acetaminophen): The first thing i would try is tylenol (acetaminophen) and pepcid, mylanta, or pepto bismo. At age 50 you should have a colonoscopy, and this is especially true if you are having stomach symptoms or changes in your bowel habits. ...Read more

Dr. Lawrence Szarka
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Flatulence (Definition)

Flatulence, or gas, is a clinical finding in which a person passes gas. It is abnormal to not pass gas, however increased flatulence can be a sign ...Read more


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