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Ive been dealing with a bloated distended stomch for a week

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ive been dealing with a bloated distended stomch for a week along with smelly flatulence and don't know what to do. I feel so uncomfortable
JA: How long has this been bothering you? Are you experiencing any vomiting or nausea?
Customer: Wednesday I felt so nauseous but did not vomit, I also couldn't button up my pants. right now I feel bloated
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I have hypertension which I take amlodipine and benazepril for, but ive been taking them for years
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Anthony Bray, MD replied 9 months ago.
Hello!
Have you had trouble with constipation or diarrhea?
The remedy may be different depending on which if either of these you have had ....
Expert:  Anthony Bray, MD replied 9 months ago.
Part of problem with bloating likely relates to presence of gas forming bacteria in the GI tract...
Expert:  Anthony Bray, MD replied 9 months ago.
You may benefit from a gas relef product such as Gas-X
Expert:  Anthony Bray, MD replied 9 months ago.
You may benefit to take a probiotic to give the intestines healthy bacteria population
Expert:  Anthony Bray, MD replied 9 months ago.
Ultimate Flora is a good product ....
Expert:  Anthony Bray, MD replied 9 months ago.
A probiotic that adds Lactobacillus or a Bifidus species of bacteria would be of benefit
Expert:  Anthony Bray, MD replied 9 months ago.
If you have diarrhea as part of the problem then try Pepto Bismol after each loose stool
Expert:  Anthony Bray, MD replied 9 months ago.
If constipation then how long since last BM?? Miralax may be helpful if that is part of the problem...
Expert:  Anthony Bray, MD replied 9 months ago.
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