Gas and Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Created On : February 24, 2015

Hello,

my elder brother suffers from a constant attack of gas and this leads to a lot of discomfort for him.. he burps or farts and then he is quite relieved.. can anyone tell me that is this a sign of IBS and if there is any medication in order to control his gas?

 

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Shanker S

  • December 31, 2014
Hey, If your brother encounters spinning head or a heart sinking feeling, then it could be IBS..but you can never be so sure if you can go out and get it checked.. Tell your brother not to take tension and not to worry about digestion.. however, you should be getting a second opinion for the same..

Pritam S

  • December 31, 2014
The main symptoms of IBS are abdominal pain or discomfort in the abdomen, often relieved by or associated with a bowel movement chronic diarrhea, constipation, or a combination of both Other symptoms are whitish mucus in the stool a swollen or bloated abdomen the feeling that you have not finished a bowel movement Foods and drinks that may cause or worsen symptoms include fatty foods milk products chocolate alcohol Caffeinated drinks, like coffee and some sodas carbonated drinks, like soda Check with doctor if your brother has these symptoms

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