Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Abdominal Bloating Treatment

Treatment for bloating and excess gas focuses on identifying and avoiding foods that cause symptoms. Products that contain simethicone may help reduce symptoms, but they do not reduce the formation of gas in the gastrointestinal tract.

Treatment for bloating and excess gas includes:

  • Avoid foods that cause gas.
  • Avoid overeating.
  • Do not lie down after eating.
  • Avoid food that contains yeast:
  • Take medication that contains simethicone:

Abdominal Bloating Specialist

Physicians from the following specialties evaluate and treat bloating and excess gas:

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Last Updated: May 12, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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