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Does Anyone Else Have The Feeling Of Having Continuous Trapped Gas Mostly In Upper Abdomen That Never Goes Away?

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I haven't found anything that helps at all, awful feeling of pressure too.

posted April 21
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A myIBSteam Member

I also take Bentyl. It does help with stomach spasms.

posted May 11
A myIBSteam Member

Elizabeth, have you tried Dicyclomine or Bentyl? It calms cramping,bloating and pain.

posted May 8
A myIBSteam Member

I use a warm compress and sip something hot. It’s an old remedy I learned a long time ago in nursing school. It’s called “heat and hot.” There was also a concoction that the hospital pharmacy made. “Mixture#3.” It was an elixir with phenobarbital, spirit of peppermint and belladonna. A half ounce sipped slowly calmed the gut. Old remedies are sometimes best.

posted April 26
A myIBSteam Member

Thank you

posted May 8
A myIBSteam Member

Yes I always have lots of gas. Have you tried gas x. You can purchase them over the counter. It does help!!

posted April 24

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