Stomach pain from frequent constipation and gas build up. Causes and cures?

Diet and/or meds. Chronic constipation can cause build up of gas as well constipation can be caused by not drinking enough fluids, not having enough fiber in your food, and sometime some over the counter or prescription medicines can also cause it have more fiber in your diet with whole grains, fresh fruits and vegetables and drink more fluids if that does not help short course of laxative with/without stool softner.

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Had Xray due to severe stomach pain. Xray show lots of stool/gas backup. Normal blood/urine. Can constipation really cause extreme stomach pain?

Yes, it can. Drink plenty of water, eat more quality fiber, fruits and vegetables, keep animal protein to a minimum, regular exercise. Get GI tract back on track, consider supplementing with probiotics. Read more...

If I have bad constipation and lower stomach pain and cramps plus hard to pas gas May I try exlax pills to help?

Worth a try. With chronic constipation, over the counter medicines can help. Its worth a try. But, its important to get to the bottom of the problem and find the root cause. See your doctor about this. One concern is colon cancer, so get a colon cancer screening kit and blood work via your regular doctor. Give him/her a list of your medications because many medications can have GI side effects. Read more...

Constipation, stool is made up of little balls, dark brown to almost black, slight stomach pain on right side. Hear stomach bubbling, no gas comes out?

Too much iron? The combination of constipation and blck stools makes me think you are taking iron pills of vitamins with iron. Howeveer, there may be other causes, so see a gastroenterologist preferably. Read more...

I have constipation, increased gas, stomach pain and just noticed blood in my stool. Wondering if I should go to the ER or if this is not very serious?

Depends on how . Severe your abdominal pain is and lots of other things, such as fever, tenderness, nausea/vomiting. It could be any number of 100's of things. Depending of severity and presence of any other symptoms, you should be seen by a doctor. Read more...

Stomach pain that comes and goes more during eating or moving quick, will go away while passing gas, am not constipated, recently started ab exercises?

Wait between eating . Best to wait between eating, and exercising vigorously. You need to make sure that your food is digested, and not exercise vigorously using your muscles, because then you are directing the blood flow to go from your muscles instead of your stomach to digest your food. This can cause cramping, and gastric indigestion, and the symptoms you mention. Have your physician confirm. Read more...

L was mildly constipated, took milk of mag, some relief, next three days unable to eat, nausea, very little gas, stomach pain (lower left) no bowel or ver?

SEE DOCTOR OR GO ER . Yhis could be serious if you actually have obstruction in the bowels and you treat it like constipation could turn to a very serious situation mean while bad constipation might need aggressive treatment even physicians will not get to aggressive until they rule out obstruction so go and see your doctor or go to the er. Read more...