A 52-year-old female asked:
I have asymptomatic chronic hepatitis and lactose intolerance. despite diet changes, i've had an abdominal bloating issue for a year. sometimes loose stools and pain on palpation. suggestions?
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A Verified Doctoranswered
Bloating: More to it then but not related so much to the hep c
if you eliminated lactose and stopped gas producing foods like beans broccoli and cauliflower and tried gasx and beano then . . .
Possible chronic gastritis or infections etc
recommend evaluation with a GI md.
5.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Gastroenterology 27 years experience
Few suggestions...: There is probably no relationship between your chronic hepatitis and abdominal bloating. Bloating is a non-specific symptom that could be caused by many things. Probiotics and low-fodmaps diet (www.Ibsfree.Net) are two suggestions to try. Because of the duration of the symptoms i suggest you see a gastroenterologist for an evaluation.
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Last updated Jun 10, 2014
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