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A 18-year-old male asked:

What causes bloating in upper abdomen?

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Dr. Philip Schwarzman
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
Bloating is usually caused by swallowed air or foods that produce gas.
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 28 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.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 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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A 34-year-old male asked:

Can severe bloating cause hernia in upper abdomen?

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Dr. Daniel Para
General Surgery 31 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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