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Could bananas be causing excess gas and rumbling noises in stomach?

Could bananas be causing excess gas and rumbling noises in stomach?

Raw foods: Such as bananas are harder to digest than cooked food. They also ferment as they digest so yes, it's possible. Bananas are high in carbs but folks often forget that. If you want to avoid carbs minimize eating them. Peace and good health. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

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For the past week I’ve had a stomach virus. No nausea or vomiting but stomach/abdominal pain, a lot of gas, frequent peeing and it hasn’t gone away even when I tried to drink a lot of fluids, eat a lot of bananas and eat only bland foods. What is it?

For the past week I’ve had a stomach virus. No nausea or vomiting but stomach/abdominal pain, a lot of gas, frequent peeing and it hasn’t gone away even when I tried to drink a lot of fluids, eat a lot of bananas and eat only bland foods. What is it?

Gas: These are not classic symptoms of a viral gastrointestinal tract infection, but could be an aftermath of one with predominant gaseous discomfort caused by either forming of excessive gas or sluggish passing of normal amounts of gas. Bananas are roughage and contribute to gas formation. Drinking hot (not boiling) water breaks down gas. Taking simethicone after meals prevents gas buildup.? See doc ...Read more

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Do bananas cause you to pass gas?

Yes: Gas production is common with cabbage, broccoli, brussel sprouts, broccoli, asparagus, cucumber, peppers, apples, raisins, prunes, bananas, avocados and melons. ...Read more

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What causes too much gas in the stomach?

What causes too much gas in the stomach?

Fermentation: Gas in the abdomen can come from fermentation in the colon or in the stomach. If there is belching the gas is in the stomach. Blocking stomach acid can led to overgrowth of bacteria in the stomach. Eating small amounts of healthy unprocessed foods with some of the herbs that are helpful for gas like ginger, fennel, or peppermint can be helpful. ...Read more

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62 f what would cause constant stomach gas?

62 f what would cause constant stomach gas?

Gaseous distention: And bloating is from swallowing air and also possible from change in bowel habits. If it is persistent and you notice a change in your bowel habits as well you might want to see your doctor for a proper workup.
Any change in bowel habits which is persistent is worthy of a trip to your doctor so they know what is going on with you. Patients over 50 need a colonoscopy every ten years. ...Read more

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What is the kind of gas that causes a knot in your stomach?

What is the kind of gas that causes a knot in your stomach?

All of them.: Gas in your intestines is due to air swallowing, fermentation by gut bacteria and by chemical reactions. Any and all of them have been shown to cause discomfort in some people. Certain foods (beans, brussels sprouts, onions, celery, carrots, raisins, bananas, wheat germ, and fermentable fiber) can increase gas production and knots. ...Read more

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Sometimes after having a bm my stomach will rumble with gas all day. What may be the cause of this rumbling?

Sometimes after having a bm my stomach will rumble with gas all day. What may be the cause of this rumbling?

Feeling gassy...: 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

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Does atrovastatin cause gas in the stomach?

Usually not: Main side effect of any statin class of drugs is muscle pain and damage. Any medicine can cause GI problems, so it is possible, but uncommon. I am sure your doctor prescribed it for a good reason, so I would try to take it as directed. ...Read more

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Can eating bananas cause gas?

Yes: Gas production is common with cabbage, broccoli, brussel sprouts, broccoli, asparagus, cucumber, peppers, apples, raisins, prunes, bananas, avocados and melons. ...Read more

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What is the cause of gas in stomach that seems trapped?

What is the cause of gas in stomach that seems trapped?

Gas: Sometimes this is next to the stomach in the splenic flexure of the large intestine but within the stomach it can be a manifestation of irritable bowel, air swallowing excessively, anormal bacterai in the stomach gastritis or ulcer, inlammatory disease, gallbladder disease. ...Read more

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What could cause sharp pain in the left abdomen folllowed by gas?

Gas: Gas can cause the pain. If eliminating the gas relieved it likely you have your answer. Certain foods can cause gas, beans, sauerkraut, spices, lactose to name a few.
Avoid gas producting foods if they are bothering you. There are beano food med products available in a pharmacy if you still want to eat gaseous foods. ...Read more

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If I eat banana I find acidity and burning in my stomach, and many other things causes this problem what is the cure?

If I eat banana I find acidity and burning in my stomach, and many other things causes this problem what is the cure?

See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately worked up by your doctor. He/she will listen to you, perform an examination, perhaps orders some tests to find out what's wrong. ...Read more

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Constantly passing gas and rumbling in stomach for 5 days. What could cause this?

Constantly passing gas and rumbling in stomach for 5 days. What could cause this?

Colitis: Do you have any diarrhea, nausea, vomiting or fevers with it?

Anything to get your stomach "going" - bugs, IBS, can give you that feeling.

Sometimes trying simple things like Gas-X can help. Maybe try and change your diet. ...Read more

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Stomach has been making noises and passing gas all day for the past 5 days. What could cause this?

Stomach has been making noises and passing gas all day for the past 5 days. What could cause this?

All benign condition: Bloating sensation could be from Cruiseferous Vegetables like Cabbage, Cauliflower, Brussle sprout, Broccoli, Cualiflower.
From Gluten sensitivity: Avoid Wgeat product
From Lactose Intolerance: Take Lactaid or avoid Milk Product.
H. Pylori Infection
If associated with Diarrhea:Drink liquids only and then BRAT diet. Could from food. ...Read more

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What type of food causes gas in stomach. It is not aclidity but something like acidity, awaiting your advice?

What type of food causes gas in stomach. It is not aclidity but something like acidity, awaiting your advice?

Gassy for u, not for: Everyone is different when it comes to digesting food. Fatty foods typically take longer to digest and so bloating/indigestion sensation may occur. Spicey/acidic foods may make heart-burn worse. But it is different for everyone. Some food may be fine for you but others can't stand it, and the reverse is also so true. So, pay attention to yourself. Minimize ones that cause u gas. Good luck. ...Read more

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I get bad gas pain that wakes me up at night and wraps around my stomach. Usuallytakes hours to go away. What could cause this?

I get bad gas pain that wakes me up at night and wraps around my stomach. Usuallytakes hours to go away. What could cause this?

Colon gas bubble: This type of pain is usually increased by taking a deep breath. The bubble ls trying 2 pass by stool in the colon & stretches the bowel which is painful. If this is the pain have, my self have the same occasionally & I found out on my own that taking a deep breath 2 the limit of ur pain grasping ur stomach and pushing it firmly & then flexing at the waist as far as u can & this will get it pass, . ...Read more

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Quick sharp pains that are random and all over chest and abdomen. Is this gas? Been having gallbladder issues lately. Can this cause it?

Quick sharp pains that are random and all over chest and abdomen. Is this gas? Been having gallbladder issues lately. Can this cause it?

Possibly gallstones: Gallstones when they cause symptoms can cause reflux and bloating, pain, cramps and diarrhea. Everyone has a particular set of symptoms. It's not exactly the same for everyone. An ultrasound that shows gallstones with a good history and a physical exam that produces tenderness in the right upper abdomen is a good sign that the gallbladder should be removed. Worth a visit to a GI or surgeon. ...Read more

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What causes excess gas & stomach noises, but with no speakable pain or cramps?

What causes excess gas & stomach noises, but with no speakable pain or cramps?

Digestion: Normal digestion and peristalsis (the movement of food through the gastrointestinal system) cycles between contractions and relaxations to move the food through the bowel. This can be associated with stomach and GI noises, but is nothing to be concerned about if there is no pain. ...Read more

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Do asprin cause gas in stomach 81mg?

Do asprin cause gas in stomach 81mg?

Not usually: Not a common side effect, but anything is possible. Aspirin may cause some mild irritation which is perceived as "gas." try taking with food. ...Read more

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Could opiates cause severe stomach gas pain?

Could opiates cause severe stomach gas pain?

Yes: Narcotics very frequently induce constipation with their use. It is important to take a stool softener and MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) (or simmilar) daily as well as staying well hydrated. Sennokot laxative is a good choice if you have not had a bm in several days (avoid the strong stimulant laxatives). Discuss your symptoms with your physician who can make recommendations. ...Read more

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Does multivitamin cause gas in your stomach?

Does multivitamin cause gas in your stomach?

It can...: Especially if mega dose, and/or taken on an empty stomach, or contains lots of non nutrient add-on, including herbals, etc. ...Read more

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What causes gas stomach pains after you eat in teenager?

Sure its "gas pain"?: 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

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Causes of too much gas in abdomen?

Causes of too much gas in abdomen?

Includes: Constipation, eating certain food items, bacteria overgrowth, IBS, diverticulum, malabsorption. ...Read more

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Gas problem can cause lower right abdomen pain?

Gas problem can cause lower right abdomen pain?

Potentially: Depending on where the gas is, it could cause right lower quadrant pain. Of course, when you speak of rlq pain, the concern for appendicitis appears, so if the pain doesn't resolve quickly by itself, if it is severe, or if you have fever as well, definitely go to the er. ...Read more

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Can trapped gas cause abdomen to feel like sore or tender?

Can trapped gas cause abdomen to feel like sore or tender?

Abdominal pain: Trapped gas can cause soreness and tenderness in the abdomen. However, if pain is constant, worsening, accompanied by fever, nausea, vomiting, or other concerning symptoms, it should be evaluated by a physician in person to make sure there is not something serious going on. ...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