Managing abdominal bloating and back pain
- Drink plenty of water or other clear fluids.
- Take OTC gas or acid-reducing medications, such as antacids, simethicone drops, or digestive enzymes.
- Drink fewer carbonated drinks and reduce use of straws.
How do you relieve trapped gas pain?
20 ways to get rid of gas pain fast
- Let it out.
- Pass stool. A bowel movement can relieve gas.
- Eat slowly.
- Avoid chewing gum.
- Say no to straws.
- Quit smoking.
- Choose non-carbonated drinks.
- Eliminate problematic foods.
Can gas get trapped in your back?
However, gas occasionally produces intense pain that makes the entire abdomen feel full and tender. This pain can radiate to the back, causing back pain and bloating. Minor gastrointestinal problems, such as stomach viruses, may also cause intense gas pain.
How do I get rid of trapped wind in my back?
WHAT CAUSES TRAPPED WIND?
- Sip water slowly.
- Reduce the amount of air you swallow.
- Get up and walk around.
- Cut down on dairy if you think it is the culprit.
- Drink peppermint tea.
- Apply a heated pad on your stomach.
- Up your fiber intake.
What are the symptoms of trapped gas?
Signs or symptoms of gas or gas pains include:
- Passing gas.
- Pain, cramps or a knotted feeling in your abdomen.
- A feeling of fullness or pressure in your abdomen (bloating)
- An observable increase in the size of your abdomen (distention)