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A 18-year-old male asked:

What causes bloating in upper abdomen?

3 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Philip Schwarzman
Emergency Medicine 46 years experience
Bloating is usually caused by swallowed air or foods that produce gas.
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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Many conditions can cause bloating, majority of which being digestive related to upper gi digestion, other times constipation is a common culprit. Keep a log of your symptoms if becoming chronic to include type of food and bowel movements.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
Visit this site for information on foods that affect the stomach and intestine: https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/wellness-and-prevention/fodmap-diet-what-you-need-to-know Wish you good health!
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Brooklyn, NY
A 34-year-old male asked:

Can severe bloating cause hernia in upper abdomen?

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Dr. Daniel Para
General Surgery 32 years experience
No.: While severe abdominal distention could most certainly aggravate the SYMPTOMS of a hiatal hernia or even a ventral abdominal wall hernia, it does not CAUSE herniation.
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Last updated May 29, 2021

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