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I have these occasional gas pains, what it could be ?

I have these occasional gas pains that really hurt my abdominal area and makes it very hard to sleep... it doesn't happen that often but maybe once in 2 months, is this an ulcer ? if it isn't what is this ? i am 13 years old.
Asked On : Sat, 1 May 2010
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You would get a better help, if you could describe your symptoms in detail( duration, any variation with time, food, etc) and the location of the pain, etc..

Bloating is sensation of tightness around the abdomen area or increased in size( due to gas in the GI tract).

Causes vary from consuming aerated drinks, alcohol, high fiber foods to many medical conditions.

Ulcer presents as pain mostly in the gastric region( stomach area). Pain after talking food or pain reliving after taking food. Also may present burning sensation in the throat and neck in some cases.

Get an examination done from doctor to confirm any diagnosis.

Here are some tips to help you in the mean while.

1) Drink plenty of liquids ( Water, fresh fruits and vegetable juices).

2) Avoid high fiber diet.

3) Pro biotic supplements containing intestinal bacterial spores may assist with restoring intestinal bacterial populations.

4) Avoid spicy food, alcohol, smoke , etc.

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Answered: Tue, 25 May 2010
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  Anonymous's Response
My problem is dysentery, long time i had problem motion, 2 days once only use to go.. its was very hard, i am working in construction company so timings problem, but days its full reverse,, some time getting dysentery after having food breakfast.. and some other time also

is there any problem now its become little normal again

Please advice me... I so far long from my native I am bachelor

Thank you,
Hope i will get good advice
Answered: Fri, 4 Jun 2010
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