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Hi.i have a problem with my bowel. 3 weeks ago my tummy started

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Hi.i have a problem with my bowel. 3 weeks ago my tummy started bubble, lots of air coming out. I go to toilet normally as use too, once or twice daily . excrement is normal, no blood in it.no pain.just feeling like need to go to toilet agsin and again.what would be the problem?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Tharun replied 3 years ago.

Dr.Customer:

Hello

Dr.Customer:

Do you have pain while passing stools ?
Mucus in stools?

JACUSTOMER-02j82c8a- :

No pain, no mucus

Dr.Customer:

Change in the eating habits?

Dr.Customer:

Any medications you have recently started ?

JACUSTOMER-02j82c8a- :

No

Dr.Customer:

How is your appetite ?

JACUSTOMER-02j82c8a- :

Appetite is perfect

Dr.Customer:

Increased burping ?

JACUSTOMER-02j82c8a- :

Yes

Dr.Customer:

Are you taking any medications for it or have you shown it your doctor ?

Dr.Customer:

Has it happened before ?

JACUSTOMER-02j82c8a- :

No medicines at all.i used to release

JACUSTOMER-02j82c8a- :

I used to release air quite a lot before and burp

Dr.Customer:

Family history of bowel problems or cancers ?

JACUSTOMER-02j82c8a- :

Not that I know. Mother had a breast cancer.

Dr.Customer:

Did you have constipation before or any food allergies ?

JACUSTOMER-02j82c8a- :

No constipation. No food allergies. A while ago I had a problem with hemoroid. Sometimes anus itched and felt discomfort. Used suppositories.

Expert:  Dr. Tharun replied 3 years ago.

HI

 

Do you get these episodes after taking food or all the time ?

 

Dr.Tharun

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Just taking food not all time.

Expert:  Dr. Tharun replied 3 years ago.
HI Marius,

This could be due to many problems in the bowel. Most common are bowel infection,disturbance of the bowel flora, gall bladder stones or irritable bowel syndrome, medications.Rare causes are cancer, growths etc which is rare for your age.

Sometimes bowel can be overcolonized with bacteria and this can produce excess gases. If the liver and gall bladder does not produce digestive juices then excess flatulence can occur. Stones in the gall bladder is also a reason for this.
So taking an antacid like peptobismol or prilosec can solve indigestion. Also drink lot of water and less fatty food. Taking probiotics like yogurt or probiotic supplemented food can restore the bowel bacteria and help you.
Gall stones can be diagnosed only with an ultrasound scan of the abdomen. So if the flatulence persists even after these measures, then you should see your doctor who can order the necessary tests and scans.
You can see the doctor right away well and good. If delay is expected , then you can try out the measures I mentioned above in the mean time.

If you have any doubts or questions , please let me know.

Dr.Tharun.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Thanks

Expert:  Dr. Tharun replied 3 years ago.
You are welcome.

Dr.Tharun.

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