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46 Possible Causes for Flatulence, Bloating and Distension, Hyperactive Bowel Sounds

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  • Intestinal Obstruction

    Examination revealed hyperactive bowel sounds with scant fecal matter on rectal examination.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 27-year-old male presented with a history of gastric pain combined with nausea and abdominal distension that had been present for 5 d.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We describe the case of a 34-year-old man admitted in the emergency department with diffuse abdominal pain, nausea, flatulence and lack of transit for feces and gas.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    Abdominal distension: 22% (44) cases had associated abdominal distension. 81.8% (36/44) of Hyponatremic children had distension of abdomen. 5.1% (8/143) of Isonatremic children[omicsonline.org] Most of the children having Hyponatremia also had associated hypokalemia, which may lead to abdominal distension.[omicsonline.org] Abdominal distension had a positive correlation with Hyponatremia and Hypokalemia. Routine estimation of serum electrolytes is not necessary.[omicsonline.org]

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    The bowel sounds may vary depending on whether the patient has constipation (bowel sounds may be hypoactive) or diarrhea (bowel sounds may be hyperactive).[clinicaladvisor.com] The gastrointestinal and immune effects of SIBO provide a possible unifying framework for understanding frequent observations in IBS, including postprandial bloating and distension[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Ispaghula therapy resulted in improvement in global symptoms and satisfying bowel movements (P less than 0.001) but produced no change in abdominal pain or flatulence.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Lactose Intolerance

    Gas production may result in flatulence, bloating and distension pain.[nutrition.org.uk] Symptoms mostly experience by the lactose malabsorbers were diarrhea 93(66.0%), borborygmi 80(56.7%), abdominal pain 31(22.0%) and flatulence 32(22.7%).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The body mass index and waist circumference measurement did not affect abdominal distension (p not significant); however, age modified the time of distension.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Giardiasis

    Other associated symptoms were abdominal pain (100%), abdominal distension (70%), flatulence (50%), less consistent stools (50%), anemia (30%), and increased erythrocyte sedimentation[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Presentation is of chronic persistent, or recurrent diarrhoea with very offensive stools, abdominal distension and weight loss.[gpnotebook.co.uk] The majority of infected residents who were surveyed had experienced an episode of chronic watery diarrhea (median duration 3.8 weeks) with bloating, flatulence, and weight[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Volvulus

    bowel sounds High rate of mortality, particularly in older patients ( Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 2013;17:127 ) Radiology description Dilated loops of intestine Volvulus may[pathologyoutlines.com] Symptoms include abdominal pain, abdominal bloating, vomiting, constipation, and bloody stool. Onset of symptoms may be rapid or more gradual.[en.wikipedia.org] The patient will complain about severe abdominal pain, flatulence, and accompanying nausea and vomiting.[ic.steadyhealth.com]

  • Obstipation

    Bloating, abdominal distension, and abdominal pain often accompany constipation.[en.wikipedia.org] Polycarbophil Bloating and flatulence Methylcellulose Less bloating than with other fiber agents Psyllium Bloating and flatulence Stool softeners Docusate — Stool softeners[merck.com] ‘She had a 3-day history of acute-onset abdominal pain, vomiting, abdominal distension, and obstipation.’[en.oxforddictionaries.com]

  • Small Bowel Obstruction

    On the other hand, if very hyperactive bowel sounds are heard they are indicative of mechanical obstruction.[symptoma.com] Compared with the control group, the patients in the observation group with abdominal distension had earlier pain relief.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Signs Vital Sign s: Dehydration vs SIRS Criteria ( Sepsis ) Sinus Tachycardia Hypotension Bowel sounds Initial: High pitched, hyperactive bowel sounds Later: Hypoactive or[fpnotebook.com]

  • Food Allergy

    Symptoms affects the digestive system only, mainly: abdominal bloating gas and wind flatulence stomach cramps diarrhoea usually immediate and affecting more that one part[foodreactions.org] Symptoms of lactose intolerance may include abdominal pain and bloating, diarrhoea and flatulence.[hc-sc.gc.ca] Fatty stools, together with abdominal bloating and failure to gain weight were the leading symptoms of the disease, which suggested a malabsorption of food nutrients.[doi.org]

  • Disaccharidase Deficiency

    Disaccharide Deficiency Symptoms The most common symptoms associated with the Disaccharide deficiency include, Abdominal bloating and distention Flatulence Diarrhea Abdominal[tandurust.com] Clinical signs include abdominal cramping, bloating, flatulence and diarrhea following dietary intake of lactose, maltose or sucrose.[tititudorancea.com] Lactose-intolerant patients develop diarrhea, abdominal bloating, and discomfort within 20 to 30 min, and their serum glucose levels do not rise to 20 mg/dL ( 1.1 mmol/L)[merckmanuals.com]

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