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Bloating that wont go away

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Carter
A Verified Doctoranswered
31 years experience
Unlikely: Your immune system problems should be worked up by a certified allergist-immunologist. Candida gets quite a bit of internet attention that is inaccur... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
A Verified Doctoranswered
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
It could be: Diet.High fiber diets can cause gas.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Hutson
Gynecology 29 years experience
Up to 6 wks: Bloating is common after abdominal surgery as there is bowel irritation and swelling of the tissues. Most patients can fit back into there jeans at 5 ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Basics: Rapid weight gain generally reflects water retention for whatever reason. Bloating is generally due to accumulation of gas in your gut. This arises fr... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 42 years experience
For most, but: Not all patients, the adverse effects of metformin tend to resolve in 2 weeks or so if you continue at low dose (500 mg once or twice daily w/meals) a... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Davant
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Eat Slowly: Try eating slowly--you may be swallowing a lot of air along with your food. If you have no pain, no diarrhea try that. Sometimes bloating is associate... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Surgery 40 years experience
Few days: Laparoscopic surgery uses gas to see. Abdominal bloating resolves over a few days. Ileus also can cause bloating. Eat small amounts at first and drink... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
General Practice 54 years experience
Days: It might help to reconstitute your normal flora of gut bacteria, and use of probiotics might help. Yougart with live cultures might help.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Shafi
Gastroenterology 37 years experience
Constipation: Try high fibre diet and increase fluids.If your symptoms do not improve in 1 week please see your M.D.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 60 years experience
It is very: UNLIKELY that using vaginal capsules of any kind can cause "bloating"..(I assume you used them for local treatment not by mouth!!) Hope this is helpfu... Read More
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