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A 18-year-old female asked:

i always feel my stomach bloated and i hear it growling after meals. and i also feel like im about to throw up because my saliva is building up.

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
A few possibilities: A doctor should evaluate if symptoms last more than a couple of days. Such symptoms can occur when one is taking antibiotics or other medications. Infections such as mild/early stomach flu, or sometimes the h. Pylori ulcer-causing bacteria, can have symptoms like these. If symptoms don't disappear quickly, a primary care doctor can check things out.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
GI Doc: Something's out of kilter. Your problem may be caused by bacteria, a genetic malfunction, a systemic disease, a virus, and many other possibilities. Start with your GP or Urgent Care. If more in-depth evaluations are necessary you will be referred to a Gastroenterologist.

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