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Dr. David
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I have been suffering from stomach cramps and trapped wind

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Hi I have been suffering from stomach cramps and trapped wind all day, I had diorerra but seems to be none left and I'm stuck with the cramps and wind, what is this? Is there anything I can take? Many thanks
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.
This is Dr. David
medications like GasX with simethicone can help decrease gas and bloating in your bowels
medications like zantac or prilosec or maalox or mylanta can help reduce stomach acid which can help
you might need to eat more fruits and vegetables in your diet to help your bowels work better.
you might be sensitive to Milk lactose or gluten in pasta and bread and pizza crust which can cause gas and bloating in some patients.
you can try to avoid gluten for a week. and try avoiding milk and diary for a week and see if your symptoms get better
you can also try probiotics in your diet which can help your bowels work better.
if you symptoms continue, you should see a GI doctor to get more testing and evaluation
avoiding alcohol and sodas could help your bowels as well
let me know if you have other questions.
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