Belly Bloating

The feeling that you get after eating that your stomach is swollen is called belly bloating. Excessive gas production and problems in the digestive tract movement are the main causes of this. To relieve bloating, avoid eating a lot in a single meal, do not drink aerated drinks, take digestive enzymes supplements, and limit alcohol consumption.

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Why do I have occasional dull aches on the right side of the abdomen?

Query: Hi doctor, I have occasionally been experiencing dull aches on right side of the abdomen, about 4 to 5 inches right of the¬†belly button, and about 3 inches below the ribs, from two weeks. I just had an ultrasound of the abdomen and kidneys, and everything is normal. What can this be? It just comes ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It might be due to an acidity and gastritis. Do you also have nausea, bloating, burping, increase in pain on food, sour water feeling in throat, or chest burning? Try doing the following. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and start taking the medicin...  Read Full »

Why do I have indigestion and gas even after getting treated for H. pylori?

Query: Hi doctor, I was diagnosed with erosive gastritis last year. After ten days, I took PPI for H.pylori. I thought that I am completely alright. After three months, I started to have indigestion issues again. Then I started taking Famotidine for eight to nine months. Still, I have indigestion and gas ...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please mention when you did H.pylori (Helicobacter pylori) blood test. If you tested it last year, then you have a high possibility that your erosive gastritis did not occur secondary to H.pylori. It occurred due to other causes like biliary gastritis, and drug-induced ...  Read Full »

Can IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) cause kidney stones?

Query: Hello doctor,I have constant dull pain under my right rib that has lasted over a month, accompanied by upper-middle abdomen discomfort, gas, and bloating. The pain is followed by indigestion when eating a large meal of something like pizza. I am passing stool two times a day. Sometimes it is hard, a...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. After reading your query and analyzing your reports, I feel you have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Do you ever have pain once you are asleep? Do you have any anxiety issues? What medicines have you taken till now? Please revert with the asked details for better hel...  Read Full »

How to get rid of symptoms of IBS-C?

Query: Hi doctor, I suffer from IBS-C. It got started four months back. I had severe stomach cramps, bloating, constipation and gas. I stopped taking gluten and dairy products in my diet. I started taking probiotics, oats, chia seeds, and all sorts of tea to have some relief. Before a month, I waked up ...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You seem to have a problem with the defecation or popping mechanism. It is called dyssynergic defecation or obstructive constipation. In this condition, the muscle responsible for the passage of stools works in a quite bizarre and uncoordinated manner. You have a less l...  Read Full »

What should I do to get relief from gas problems and blood in stool?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 24-year-old female with a weight of 91 kilograms and a height of five feet. I had two abortions and still, I do not have a baby. Yesterday, I had some blood in my stool at night. Before few months, I had gas problems. Usually, gas comes many times in a day. I feel like gas is stored...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Gas problem occurs commonly in patients with overweight to obese. As your weight is high beyond normal and this causes health consequences definitely in you. Blood in stool is an alarming one and it requires a thorough examination of the bottom. The possible causes ...  Read Full »

Why do I stomach pain and bloating after taking Augmentin 625?

Query: Hello doctor, My age is 33 years. My height is 164 cms, and my weight is 67 kg. I am suffering from a sore throat, so I took Augmentin 625, 12 to 13 days back but found no improvement, but I started suffering from stomach pain and excessive gas. Now I am taking the below medicines as prescribed by...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq. com. Well, it is not uncommon to have gastric upsets after a course of antibiotics. And Antibiotics like Augmentin are notorious for causing this. This occurs secondary to the effect of Augmentin on decreasing the number of lactobacillus microorganisms that are normally ...  Read Full »

What causes bloating, stomach cramps, and bowel movement multiple times a day?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 40 years old, and my digestion is always a concern for me, but I am having bloating, stomach cramps, stool discharge 3-4 times a day since last month. There is no blood found in the stool, and the stool test confirmed a few macrophages in the stool. Often sound comes from the abdom...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand you must be very upset about your problem. Well, the symptoms you mention seem to be occurring due to irritable bowel syndrome with functional dyspepsia. Irritable syndrome is a gastrointestinal entity where the patient has abdominal pain, which ...  Read Full »

Can drinking water help irritable bowel syndrome?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 43-year-old male suffering from stomach bloating and gas problems after every diet for the last fifteen months. Usually, I take a normal quantity of food of my age. I play badminton weekly for six days for two hours and use to drink plenty of water daily. I do not have sugar, bloo...  Read Full »


Dr. Penchala Prasad Kandikattu

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do not worry. You may be suffering from irritable bowel syndrome with constipation (IBS-C). Use a high-fiber diet with fruits and vegetables, avoid milk products, caffeinated drinks, and alcohol. Use tablet Normaxin (Chlordiazepoxide + Clidinium Bromide) twice a day ...  Read Full »

What causes epigastric pain and bloating?

Query: Hi doctor, I had upper abdominal swelling for months, along with tight chest or asthma-like symptoms, which is more difficult to breathe out. Ventolin does not make much of a difference. I am taking Pantoprazole for GERD, which does not make a difference if I take it or not. Small meals seem to mak...  Read Full »


Dr. Arbab Muhammad Kashif Khan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. How is your sleep, and at what time do you feel such symptoms? Do you have any symptoms of anxiety-like increased heartbeat, headache, dryness of mouth? Do you have any pain in the epigastrium? Have you tried any other medication with Pantoprazole (Pronotix)? Please ...  Read Full »

Why have I been having chest and back pain 1 to 2 hours after I eat or at night?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 41-year-old female with a weight of 65 kilograms and a height of five feet six inches. I have chest pain and back pain for few days. Chest pain and back pain usually occurs within one to two hours of eating at night. I do not have fever. I usually have pain for 15 minutes. I feel ...  Read Full »


Dr. Gaurav Pandey

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are suffering from chest and back pain. If it happens after eating, then it can be of stomach issue. Apart from Omeprazole and Kremil syrup, you can take Lansoprazole. You can take 30 mg twice a day for seven days. It is ncessary to know the root cause of the proble...  Read Full »

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