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A 20-year-old male asked:

Does our stomach bloat when we drink water during meals? should we take water before, after or during meals? kindly advice

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Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 41 years experience
Stomach emptying...: ...For most is 1-2 hours after liquid, 3-6 hours after solids are ingested. Carbohydrates, proteins, small frequent meals exit faster than fats &/or large meals. Medications, diabetes, neuropathies, some infections can alter stomach emptying as can mechanical delays due to stenosis & scarring of the pylorus, gallbladder disease, small bowel pathology.Get checked if post-prandial bloating persists.
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Last updated Mar 22, 2020


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