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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What is the reason for thin stools with excessive gas and burping?

Query: Hello doctor, What can cause your stools to be thin in width? Also, I have lots of gas and burping.  Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Pulmonologist, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Narrow or pencil-thin stool may result from constipation, travel, use of some medications, changes in hormone levels, etc. Constipation is usually caused by a lack of fiber in diet or lack of daily exercise. Again, inflammation in the colon like Crohn's disease and ul...  Read Full »

How to treat recurrent constipation and stomach bloating?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been facing stomach issues like constipation for the past several years, for which I have been taking Isabgol for the past decade. For the last four to five years, the constipation was increased, for which I have shown the physician who, after doing a physical examination, said...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Well, I do not know if your treating physician and gastroenterologist told you about avoiding gas-forming diets, reducing weight, and some regular routine exercise? I agree with the possibility of IBS. However, it is always important to rule out diabetes, cholester...  Read Full »

Can gallbladder dysfunction cause nausea, gas, and constipation?

Query: Hi doctor, I have nausea, gas, constipation for the past four months. I think that it can be due to food poisoning or stomach virus. I have done a CT, MRI brain, gastric emptying study, colonoscopy, and endoscopy. All the results were normal. All the blood tests were normal. I had an abnormal level...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It does not seem to be due to functional gall bladder problem. The main symptom seen in functional gall bladder problem is the presence of pain in the right upper abdomen and you do not have it. You can have functional nausea syndrome and it is centrally mediated. Pleas...  Read Full »

How to prevent gas production with abdominal pain and bloating?

Query: Hello doctor, Patient is a 63-year-old female. Her problem is the gas problem with abdomen and chest pain. She had constipation before, and now her bowel movement is better. She regularly takes Atorvastatin 20 mg, Riva retinol 50 mg, Sandoz Perindopril + Indapamide 4 -1.25 mg, Calcite D 500 mg, Z...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Well, I would need to know about her weight at movement. Since abdominal fat can simply cause the feeling of gas and bloating. Secondly, I also want to know if she had her complete blood count, thyroid profile, and liver function tests and diabetic status checked? ...  Read Full »

How long can I take Pan-D for stomach bloating and gastritis?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having a gastric problem for the past seven years. The gastric problem means my stomach feels bloated and heavy after having some food items. I have developed lactose intolerance for the last five5 years, and milk product causes gastric problem instantly. The same also happens wi...  Read Full »


Dr. Sandeep V Nair

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your complaints and understand your concerns. I think you are suffering from functional dyspepsia. Since you are having problems for seven years, I believe you must have undergone an endoscopy evaluation. If not, then I suggest you undergo the same. Functio...  Read Full »

I experience terrible gas, nausea, and body pain. What could this be?

Query: Hello doctor,Can you have the stomach flu without diarrhea and vomiting? Because I am experiencing terrible gas and nausea. My body aches all over, but I do not have a fever. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Nasir

Pain Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It might not exactly be stomach flu. We can try out antacids and medicines for nausea to treat them. If it were some gastrointestinal infection, you would have had pain in the abdomen and loose stools for fever. The absence of these points away from the diagnosis o...  Read Full »

Does stools with excessive gas indicate GI problem?

Query: Hello, I have been having some issues with digestion and mucus. I completed a stool screening that came back with high levels of fat in my stool (steatocrit). I started taking digestive enzymes to help with that which has really helped shape my stools. However, it hasn't help all of my issues. My s...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello I welcome you to icliniq. Well the symptoms you mention indicate problem at 3 levles of Gastrointestinal tract. Fat in stools suggest problem with absorption which can occur in small bowel, and pancreatic diseases. Excessive gases can occur due to disease of above part of digestive system pl...  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 Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

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 synd...  Read Full »

Why is my 1-month-old baby suffering from severe gas?

Query: Hi doctor, My baby girl is 1 month old. I am having a really tough time both physically and mentally. I hope you can help me out. At around 3 weeks, my baby started having gas trouble. I gave gripe water as per guidance from my parents. When I searched on the internet, I found that it is bad for bab...  Read Full »


Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Child Health Specialist, Paediatrician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You seem to be going through a lot of stress with your child.¬†Please calm down. All these phenomena are completely normal till the age of 6 months in every child. I believe this must be your first child and that is why all the confusion. Normal things that every first...  Read Full »

What could be the cause of flatulence at a young age?

Query: Hello doctor, i am 18 year old. I didn't have any gas problem. But when i became 17 i started to experience heavy gas problem. The main problem was flatulence. As i am a student it is a great problem for me. During this 1 year i consulted some doctor and had medicine for acidity. But still no cha...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello dear. I welcome you to icliniq. I can understand your concern, and can imagine how much upset you are about your problem which is ongoing for a year now. Look, the gas is a normal to produce inside our bowel, however excessive gas can cause trouble. And once the gas is formed particularly H...  Read Full »

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