Oh Bill, I am so sorry, don't stress yourself out over responding to me. Hope all goes welll with your wife. I'll say a prayer for her.
Bill here is my thought for when you have nothing better to do, if gas can't get out while lying down isn't that a good thing to some extent. I don't get this problem everyday but it has happened in the past. I just want to know what it is. Next thing you kow, I get dialated and I start refluxing. I had silent reflux. My surgeon made this surgery seemed too simple, when it's NOT...it's major surgery.
I don't have any issues getting anything down, for example, I take a probiotic, magnesium, and B complex one right after the other with no problems. I had discussed this gas issue with my surgeon at one time, and he had said to me that when the stoamch get hungry it contracts, hence the gas....true, I don't know.
Also if I had gastritis, wouldn't I have gas all day long? I am guessing here!!!!!!