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. Muhammad Zubayer Alam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 ulce...  Read Full »

I have been struggling with my bowel issues for a year. What could be the reason?

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 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 »

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

Query: Hi doctor, I am having a gastric problem for the past seven years. My stomach feels bloated and heavy after taking some food items. I have lactose intolerance for the past five years and milk products cause gastric problems immediately. I have this similar problem after taking oily foods also. It...  Read Full »

Dr. Sandeep V. Nair

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. You seem to have functional dyspepsia. As you are having problems for seven years, it is good to undergo an endoscopy soon. You have less chance to have irritatable bowel syndrome. There is no cure for it but it can be controlled. Some patient...  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

Answer: Hello, Welcome to 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, cholesterol...  Read Full »

Why do I feel excessive gas and belching that feels like choking?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having excessive gas and belching to the point where it feels like I am being choked. My stomach area also feels tight, but that might be from the bloating.  Read Full »

Dr. Noushif. M

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The symptoms look more from gastritis and acid reflux. You need to modify your dietary habits as well as add a few medicines. Practice small frequent feeds rather than heavy meals. Avoid excess water when you eat food. Avoid talking while having food as this leads to ae...  Read Full »

How to deal with gas problem in a newborn baby?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a 6-week-old baby. He is only breastfeeding, no formula. He had gas problems like any other baby, and the doctor prescribed us Simethicone for infants (0.02 fl oz) three times a day to help relieve it. He eats and defecates normally (at least once a day, sometimes once every two...  Read Full »

Dr. Payas Joshi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. Usually at this age babies have gas or colic problems. It seems like that only. I need a few more questions to be answered. Does he regurgitates feeds also? Any relation of such episodes with feeding? Is it happening since birth (not these...  Read Full »

I have been suffering from gas formation, lack of energy, bowel dysfunction, increased heart rate, and breathing problems. Why so?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 34-year-old male with a height of 170 cm and a weight of 86 kilograms. I am a non-smoker and do not drink alcohol. Currently, my problems are gas formation, an uneasy feeling in my stomach after taking food, and a lack of energy. My bowel does not get clear properly and I feel ti...  Read Full »

Dr. Rajesh Jain

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. I understand your concern. It seems to be due to lack of exercise, constipation, and consumption of oily spicy foods. Do an ultrasound of the abdomen and liver function test to know the current status of the liver. I suggest you to follow a...  Read Full »

I have lower abdominal pain with excess gas buildup in my stomach that is causing headaches. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 25-year-old male weighing 123 pounds. I am having pain in the lower abdomen on the left side and got blood in my stool sometimes. A lot of gas builds in the stomach, which causes headaches twice or thrice a week. I have been facing this for the last three years, and I have checked ...  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have reviewed your query, and here is my suggestion. The blood in the stool with abdominal pain warrants further investigation. It can be from colitis like lower intestine infection or some mass in the colon. I would like to suggest you investigate with following ...  Read Full »

I have had a gassy tummy for three days that pains even after pooping. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor,I have had a gassy tummy for three days and it pains even after pooping. Two years back also my stomach had got heavy and gassy. What should I do?  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. If you have a gassy tummy and is painful even after pooping, I suggest you to follow a few instructions mentioned below: Change your diet: Certain foods can cause gas and bloating. So it is important to avoid these foods as much as possib...  Read Full »

I have been suffering from excessive gas, bloating, and gut pain for the last four months. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been suffering from excessive gas, bloating, and gut pain for the last four months. Symptoms decrease significantly between 11 PM and 6 AM. Which tests should I do? Ketorolac really helps but I was told to use it only when needed. Why does Ketorolac help? Should I take probiotic...  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Well given your weight it is common to have gas and bloating. Since obesity slows the stomach and large intestine, which would cause a slow digestion process and the production of excessive gases. Ketorolac is a painkiller, it can help with the pain of any origin. bu...  Read Full »

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