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Cause of stomach and abdomen bloating? tests: ct, blood, urine, upper gi, gastric emptying, colonoscopy, sbft, var. drugs taken various drugs. had another ct of stomach/abdomen with no answer. constant bloating is 24/7 - no relief for 5-6 months. hav

3 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Jeffrey Duman answered

Specializes in Gastroenterology

Hypersensitivity : Hypersensitivity of the enteric nervous system manifesting as dyspepsia or visceral hypersensitivity would be most likely. Non-gi causes such as musculoskeletal should also be considered. Bloating is often times a difficult symptom to investigate and manage, as you can attest.

Answered 10/3/2016


Dr. Jonathan Ricker answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

Irritable bowel: Could be a form if ibs. Could also be celiac disease or small bowel bacterial overgrowth. Could also be your diet......High gas formers such as broccoli, cauliflower, etc.

Answered 8/11/2013



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