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A 45-year-old female asked:

Good day, ive been suffering from severe abdominal/stomach pains after every meal. with this i experience nausea as well. ive cut out red meat and well as dairy as im lactose intolerant. what could possible be the cause of this?

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Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Bloating is most often caused by quantity of food or types of food. Certain foods cause gas, water retention and bloating (whole grains, high fiber foods, beans, lentils, peas, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage and kale, carbonated beverages, most fatty or salty foods). Try taking a probiotic daily for several weeks, or increasing your intake of watermelon, lettuce, strawberries, bananas.
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Last updated Mar 23, 2021

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