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Bloating, Gas, Excessive Saliva, Gurgling

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Hello,

I am new to this forum and don't usually reach out in places like this about medical issues but I needed to put it out there in case someone here may have similiar symptoms.

For the last two years (this past year being the strongest) I have had ongoing issues with bloating, gas bubbles, gurgling in my stomach and excessive saliva production. When I get gas bubbles they usually are isolated to my left side and I literally can feel them moving around. It's uncomfortable and embarrassing. Then the bubbles will get stuck and cause me pain and discomfort. This sometimes happens right before bed I spend a lot of time trying to work out the air.

I have a pretty easy going diet. I don't drink soda, I don't drink caffine. I am not a smoker, nor do I chew gum. I gave up all that stuff when I was a teen. I am 37 years old now. I AM lactose intolerant so I don't eat dairy. I have soy milk with my cereal in the morning and that's it. I don't eat much junk food either. I am also pretty active.

My next problem is a bit more embarrassing but I have a lot of saliva production that causes me to have to spit. When I do spit it is a significant amount too. I don’t know why this happens but it feels as if it builds up in my mouth while I am talking etc and I get almost a frothy mouth. This has been going on for about three years. And I don’t feel I can swallow the excess saliva because it will give me a stomach ache or feels like I am swallowing bubbles.

If anyone has similar symptoms and has had a doctor find a diagnosis, please share. I am so tired of these issues. I have talked to a doctor about it but they tied it to stress and said I needed to take Priolsec but what I have isn’t GERD. I have occasional heartburn but only after meals that would usually give someone heartburn.

Help,

~ btrflygirl
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replied April 2nd, 2011
Extremely eHealthy
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replied April 14th, 2011
Hello, I am wondering if you found an answer on your problem, I too have everything you explained and haven't been able to find out what it is.
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replied May 14th, 2011
I dont no if it will help, but have you tried breathing through your mouth more then normal (might help dry your mouth out and reduce saliva)
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replied March 30th, 2012
Hi There
I am not a meical expert but have done a lot of research into health and know that our diet is usually what causes symptoms like the ones you are explaining. Have you looked into the Alkaline diet, I think this could really help you, and avoi alcohol coffee, sugar and red meat.
There are loads of resources ont he alkaline diet online if you just do a bit of research, you may need to do a detox to help get rid of the bloating.
Hope this helps
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