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Hello,I have had persistent bloating now for more than a week,also I struggling to catch a breath!!
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
This is Dr. Davidhow old are you?are you male or female?what medications are you taking?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Female
31
Sterline
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Steraline sorry
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
I see.sertraline is also called zoloft and is used to treat depression or excessive anxiety disorder and other psychiatric conditions.what is your height and weight?bloating can be from excessive gas from your diet.sodas, carbonated drinks can cause bloating in your upper abdomen and stomachexcessive stomach acid from your diet can cause bloating in your upper abdomen and also acid reflux and heart burn.sometimes eating beans can cause bloating in your lower colon.bowel allergies to gluten and milk allergies like lactose allergies can cause gas and flatulence in your lower colon as well.what do you eat on an average day?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
My height is 5,2 I weigh about 9 stone or just under!!
I find that can't eat because it feels like I am already full,sorry to be blunt but I have not been able to release a good amount of wind!!Is it also possible that I have to to much air in my stomach? I do suffer with asthma
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
you could be having swelling of your stomach organ called gastritis, usually from too much stomach acid.this can push up on our diaphrams and cause bloating and difficulty taking a deep breath.you might have to change your diet to avoid foods which worsen stomach acid like tomato sauces, spicy foods, curry, fried or oily foods, alcohol, black pepper.there are over the counter antacid medications like maalox, mylanta, zantac which can help decrease stomach acid.there are over the counter anti-gas medications like GasX with simethicone which can help decrease gasmake sure you avoid constipation and eat plenty of fruits and vegetables in your diet.taking a probiotic daily can also help your bowels work better as well.let me know if you have other questions.if done for now, please leave positive rating above the chat box so I can get credit for helping you todaywe only get credit for helping clients after positive feedbackyou can always reach me with "a question for Dr. David" in the medicine or oncology categories if you have any other questionshere is my website if you need to reach me again:http://www.justanswer.com/medical/expert-dr-david/Thanks for using JustAnswers.com
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
you could be having swelling of your stomach organ called gastritis, usually from too much stomach acid.this can push up on our diaphrams and cause bloating and difficulty taking a deep breath.you might have to change your diet to avoid foods which worsen stomach acid like tomato sauces, spicy foods, curry, fried or oily foods, alcohol, black pepper.there are over the counter antacid medications like maalox, mylanta, zantac which can help decrease stomach acid.there are over the counter anti-gas medications like GasX with simethicone which can help decrease gasmake sure you avoid constipation and eat plenty of fruits and vegetables in your diet.taking a probiotic daily can also help your bowels work better as well.let me know if you have other questions.if done for now, please leave positive rating above the chat box so I can get credit for helping you todaywe only get credit for helping clients after positive feedbackyou can always reach me with "a question for Dr. David" in the medicine or oncology categories if you have any other questionshere is my website if you need to reach me again:http://www.justanswer.com/medical/expert-dr-david/Thanks for using JustAnswers.com
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you so much dr that made perfect sense,can I percuase these in England?
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
yes, you can purchase those those at your local drug store, pharamcy, Boots, etc.don't forget to leave positive feedback so I can get credit for helping youdo you see the ratings area?thanks for using JustAnswer.com
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Brilliant,I did try milk of magnesia liquid,but it was rubbish
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
milk of magnesia is used to treat constipation and will cause diarrhea for you.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No wonder it didn't work,you are right it did cause me diarrhea!! Thank you I have wrote down what you said,and off to the pharmacy!! Btw my intestines feel sore
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Is it normal for this to go on for a hole week?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Doctor?
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
yes, bloating and gastritis can go on for a full week.you need to take the correct medications for your symptomsbest to see a GP doctor to help you as well.let me know if you have other questions.if done for now, please leave positive rating above the chat box so I can get credit for helping you todaywe only get credit for helping clients after positive feedbackyou can always reach me with "a question for Dr. David" in the medicine or oncology categories if you have any other questionshere is my website if you need to reach me again:http://www.justanswer.com/medical/expert-dr-david/Thanks for using JustAnswers.com
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you doctor!! I forgot to say can loss of appetite be caused to the bloatness
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
yes, the bloating can cause loss of appetite.excessive stomach acid can cause loss of appetite. please leave positive rating above the chat box so I can get credit for helping you todayThanks for using JustAnswers.com
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you doctor
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi David,I now have lower back pain,is this overian cancer?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have paid for monthly questions
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
no, it is not ovarian cancer.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Real? But I have the symptoms
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
many things can cause symptoms of lower back pain and bloating.see your doctor.I bet they will find no ovarian cancer.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Persistent tho doctor
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
yes, many issues can cause persistent lower back pain and bloating symptoms.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you doctor
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
you are welcome.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi doctor,I'm really worried I looked it up,and said ibs and overian cancer has the the same symptomsI have bloating,pelvic pain,lower back pain,fullness as soon as I eat when I do my belly pops right out
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
then see your doctor for some testing.I bet the testing will not show ovarian cancer.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Are you certain because my age?
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
yes, I am certain you don't have ovarian cancer.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi doctor does overian cancer normally start bloating then back pain? Or other way kround? My lower back pain seems to come in go...but the bloating does not...I look pregnant?
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
more likely IBS causing bloating or your diet.if you are overweight, this can cause back pain as well.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi,my diet has not really changed...I'm not over weight either!!
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
then go in and get your belly checked by your doctor.it doesn't sound like you are willing to do that.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I will be going tommow doctor!! can inappropriate food cause the bloating not to go down?
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
yes, inappropriate food for your bowels can cause continued bloating of your bowelsif you are allergic to gluten, then breads, pasta, pizza crust can cause gas and swelling of your bowelsif you are allergic to lactose, then milk, ice cream, dairy can cause bloating and gas as well.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you,with overian cancer,is pelvic pain persistant? Is there a pain scale
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
usually with ovarian cancer, the pelvic pain is persistent and gets worse until you get the ovarian cancer treated.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I haven't got persistant pelvic pain just little twinges now and then,also I not sure but I quite smoking and is on the e-cig now,not sure if the vapeing Is irritating my bowels I find I'm breathless after inhaling
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
breathless is due to your bowel swelling and distention.see your primary care doctor. and get some testing to find out what is going on.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hello doctor,I have noticed the back pain as increased,so has the pelvic pain,just slight twinges in my groin
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
probably due to IBS or gas or constipation
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I'm so sorry I just realised what I put,I was suppose to say decreased
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
that is good your pain has decreased

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