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Gas Formation

The medical for the gas formation or passing wind is flatulence. Gas can get collected in the digestive tract by swallowing air while eating. This gas gets released through the anus. Certain food items, such as cabbage, lentils, prunes, and fruit juices, can lead to excess flatulence.

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I am constantly bloated for at least a year. What could be the cause?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 20-year-old female. I am taking a vegetarian diet and I am worried about my problem. I feel bloated constantly. I pass large stools and I eat gluten occasionally. I feel bloated after waking up and after falling asleep. What is the cause? I have been dealing with this problem fo...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You need to understand two things. The first one is the perception of gas and bloating which means there is an absence of visible distension of the abdomen. The other one is the pathological gas accumulation in the small bowel secondary to excess gas production and slow...  Read Full »

My mom has chronic non-specific cholecystitis. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I wanted to take a second opinion about my mother. In her ultrasound, it was diagnosed that she had gall bladder stones. There was no pain but it was accidentally observed in the ultrasound. We waited for three years, but then, later on, one of my friend’s mother developed gall ...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajit Naniksingh Kukreja

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Having gone through the reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity) I just need to reassure you that the surgery was done by a world class surgeon. Reply to your queries: No need to worry about non-specific cholecystitis. It is not a cancerous lesion. If ...  Read Full »

My 5-year-old son suffers from stomach aches and fatigue. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, My five year old son lives in a village and is habitual of having milk twice a day. As he loves milk sometimes, he drinks raw milk (unsterilized milk). His father owns a dairy business. For the last one week, he is not feeling well and mostly complained about having a stomach ache, fatigu...  Read Full »


Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There could be some gas problem probably, which is a minor issue. I suggest syrup Colicaid (Simethicone) half teaspoon thrice a day for three days. Also, I would advise against drinking raw milk. Please sterilize and drink. Please educate your son about raw milk that it ...  Read Full »

I have frequent palpitation along with gas. How to manage it?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 22 year old male with the problem of heart palpitations. Recently, my lifestyle is not active. I feel lazy, and I am overweight. I first got palpitations 10 days before when I woke up on an empty stomach and bloating. I had a few of them even after motion until I had something to e...  Read Full »


Dr. Satpute Ganeshkumar Suresh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Occasional missed heartbeats are quite common among individuals without any underlying conditions. However, if these occurrences become recurrent, it's advisable to undergo certain tests for further evaluation. I recommend scheduling the following tests at a cardiology c...  Read Full »

Can I give EZ-colic acid for my twins with gas problem?

Query: Hello doctor, I have 15-month-old twin babies who were born at 38th week they were kept in NICU for about 10 to 14 days because of weight. One of them was 1.5 and the other 1.8 now they are healthy but I had a tough time dealing with gases and it is better than before but still, they are waking up...  Read Full »


Dr. Prakash Chandra Girdhar Lal Nagar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As per the limited information provided, it may not be fair on my part to jump to any conclusion. Please share detailed information for suggestions: What is the current weight of babies? Are they active and playful when awake? Which formula milk you are giving? Are ...  Read Full »

Kindly tell me the tests to be done to differentiate angina pain from gas pain?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 38 years old and my weight is 97 kg and height is 5 feet 7 inches. I had been having heaviness on the chest and pain on my shoulder and left arm since few days. I went for ECG twice but it was normal and even echo at rest was normal. My blood pressure was high around 160/100. May...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Majid Hanif

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have reviewed your health query and can well understand your worries and want to add that, TMT (treadmill test) is not the only test to rule out if this pain is cardiac in origin or not. Although it is a very sophisticated screening test and we can find out if there i...  Read Full »

I have been struggling with my bowel issues for a year. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been struggling with my bowel issues for past one year. First, I have gas which makes me uncomfortable. In the morning, my gas continues, leading to diarrhea or constipation, and this excretion leads to hemorrhoids. The symptoms sometimes disappear for about one or two weeks. I ...  Read Full »


Dr. Arpit Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query. You are suffering from IBS (irritable bowel syndrome). This condition is due to anxiety which causes digestive problems via the gut-brain axis. Also, it is not necessary that you need to be under stress to get this disease. There are many d...  Read Full »

My chronic constipation affects my normal life. What should I do?

Query: Hi doctor,I am hoping to get a second opinion on my current symptoms. I am a 23-year-old female. I am experiencing severe constipation and inability to pass gas with left side abdominal pain. It feels as if my bowel shrunk down to the size of a pencil. It started with mild constipation and left side...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can imagine how much you have been upset about your health. Constipation and left side lower abdominal pain with no alarming features (such as ongoing bleeding, weight loss, reduced appetite, and normal colonoscopy) make me think that you have irritable bowel syndr...  Read Full »

My stomach makes growling sounds. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 25-year-old male. I think I have a stomach problem, as I suffer from gas. I am a student. While studying, my stomach makes growling sounds that look very irritating in quiet places. There is no pain, but I am facing a growing problem. I have tried many medicines and avoided mil...  Read Full »


Dr. Ramesh Kumar S

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Firstly I would suggest you switch over to Nexium (Esomeprazole). Initially take it 40mg twice daily, However, if not relieved, doses can be increased to 80mg twice a day. Though Esomeprazole is of the same class as Pantoprazole trials sho...  Read Full »

I have gas formation, constipation and gallstone. What can be done?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 27 years old, height is 5.4 feet. Weight 123 pounds now. Three months ago weight was 126 pounds. Sleep six to seven hours. About two years ago, weight was 129 pounds. Blood pressure usually normal but sometimes low. I have a gas formation problem for about four years. Maximum time...  Read Full »


Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your three main concern is the weakness, gallstone, and gas problem. For weakness following workup can be done: Serum calcium level, serum sodium, potassium, serum TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone) to rule out hypothyroidism, CBC (complete to check Hb level to rule o...  Read Full »

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