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What is the best way to treat bloating or abdominal fullness.

What is the best way to treat bloating or abdominal fullness.

Depends on cause: A person who often feels bloated (in the tummy) is not normal, especially if bloating is new. A doctor can evaluate to look for the cause. Problems can be from constipation or eating things the person cannot digest. Some parasites cause bloating. More serious causes of bloating include a build-up of fluid in the abdomen due to kidney disease, liver problems, heart failure, abdominal cancers, etc.. ...Read more

Dr. Joseph Woods
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Oregano Antibodies (Definition)

Having serum ige to oregano can indicate the possibility of having anaphylactic spectrum reactions to foods spiced with oregano, however, there is a growing trend of testing for igg to foods. With specific examples such as heiner syndrome excluded, there are no known diseases associated with the presence of igg to foods (including oregano) and this could simply reflect that you eat ...Read more


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I am experiencing lower abdominal pain on the left side been happening about a month already , back discomfort in the lower left part, bloating or abdominal fullness, and abdominal discomfort. ?

I am experiencing lower abdominal pain on the left side been happening about a month already , back discomfort in the lower left part, bloating or abdominal fullness, and abdominal discomfort. ?

LLQ pain: Discomfort in the lower left abdomen is frequently caused by colon inflammation(diverticulitis) or pelvic pathology in females. Some associated back discomfort is not uncommon. If you're femAle and not experiencing bowel symptoms, I would start with an examination by your gynecologist. Appropriate testing will be done. If deemed advisable, referral to a gastroenterologist can then be arranged. ...Read more

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I am experiencing frequent urination, but with no pain, and bloating or abdominal fullness that is there all day, even upon waking. There is a definite pressure in abdomen which is really uncomfortable.

I am experiencing frequent urination, but with no pain, and bloating or abdominal fullness that is there all day, even upon waking. There is a definite pressure in abdomen which is really uncomfortable.

Sounds like: you may have "INTERSTITIAL BLADDER INFECTION" a STUBBORN bladder condition. Suggest you consult a UROLOGIST with an interest in female UROLOGY...start with your GYN! Hope this is helpful Dr Z ...Read more

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I am experiencing bloating or abdominal fullness after a meal, upper abdominal pain, abdominal discomfort on right side and into back.

I am experiencing  bloating or abdominal fullness after a meal, upper abdominal pain, abdominal discomfort on right side and into back.

Bloating: Please see your doctor to rule out medical conditions or identify them. Consider a multi-strain probiotic and food sensitivity testing. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I am experiencing bloating or abdominal fullness, lower abdominal pain and rectal bleeding. The following also describes me: Diarrhea. The pain has been for about a week. ?

I am experiencing  bloating or abdominal fullness, lower abdominal pain and rectal bleeding. The following also describes me: Diarrhea. The pain has been for about a week. ?

Need to examine: Bleeding from the lower end needs to be evaluated by a physical examination. It is likely to be hemorrhoids, however, even that needs to be addressed by a doctor and you should see one. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. Get HPV vaccine ...Read more

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Abdominal pain, 2 days nausea, tender abdomen,bloating or abdominal fullness,most pain around belly button and some towards the right but not a lot. ?

Abdominal pain, 2 days nausea, tender abdomen,bloating or abdominal fullness,most pain around belly button and some towards the right but not a lot. ?

Appendix?: The symptoms you describe would be most worrisome for acute appendicitis. I would suggest that you present to urgent care center or to the emergency room for evaluation and to confirm or deny this possibility. ...Read more

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I am experiencing upper abdominal pain (side: right) , abdominal mass, bloating or abdominal fullness, swollen abdomen and side pain. I have a round mass on left low or mid side when coughing. I cant really bend my abdomen is in the way and painful?

I am experiencing  upper abdominal pain (side: right) , abdominal mass, bloating or abdominal fullness, swollen abdomen and side pain. I have a round mass on left low or mid side when coughing. I cant really bend my abdomen is in the way and painful?

Need Medical checkup: If you suspect any mass in your abdomen which is causing pain, you should have a medical check up. Go see your doctor immediately and have a medical examination. A CT scan of the abdomen is a good test to check for any suspected abdominal mass or lumps in the abdomen. If there is a lump, it will require further testing to find the cause. ...Read more

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I am experiencing mild abdominal pain that is unaffected by meals, and without a stinging or burning sensation, without a sensation of tearing pain, without a throbbing sensation, bloating or abdominal fullness, back pain in the lower part, side pain, abd

I am experiencing mild abdominal pain that is unaffected by meals, and without a stinging or burning sensation, without a sensation of tearing pain, without a throbbing sensation, bloating or abdominal fullness, back pain in the lower part, side pain, abd

More info needed: Where in the abdomen is the discomfort? How long does it last? Is there associated tenderness? Any bowel symptoms or nausea? Persistence or worsening warrants an examination by a physician or gastroenterologist. Appendicitis is always a concern if the discomfort is in the lower right side of the abdomen. ...Read more

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I am experiencing abnormal vaginal brown discharge, constipation, low back pain, bloating or abdominal fullness, breast pain (quality: tenderness) a?

I am experiencing  abnormal vaginal brown discharge, constipation, low back pain, bloating or abdominal fullness, breast pain (quality: tenderness)  a?

Explanation : You have complex symptoms in 2 different areas. It's - vaginal discharge, back pain and breast tenderness could be related to your period. 2nd - constipation, bloating may go with low back pain as well. Let's try Miralax for constipation daily for 2-4 weeks and see what happens. ...Read more

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I am experiencing lower abdominal pain on the left side, tender abdomen, pain with urination with a stinging or burning sensation, shoulder pain, no menstrual periods, abdominal discomfort, bloating or abdominal fullness, diarrhea, frequent urination, fat

I am experiencing lower abdominal pain on the left side, tender abdomen, pain with urination with a stinging or burning sensation, shoulder pain, no menstrual periods, abdominal discomfort, bloating or abdominal fullness, diarrhea, frequent urination, fat

Abdominal pain ?'s: There are numerous causes of symptoms such as listed in your question. Obtain a referral to a GI specialist for a complete workup. Inflammatory bowel disease is the most common origin of these kinds of symptoms (Crohn's disease). Urinary tract infections and endometriosis are common causes of similar symptoms. ...Read more

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I am experiencing bloating or abdominal fullness, breast pain (quality: tenderness) and behavior problems (quality: reacts poorly to criticism) . The following also describe me: Appetite changes, Bitter/acid taste in mouth, Nausea and vomiting, Sudden a

I am experiencing  bloating or abdominal fullness, breast pain (quality: tenderness)  and behavior problems (quality: reacts poorly to criticism) . The following also describe me: Appetite changes, Bitter/acid taste in mouth, Nausea and vomiting, Sudden a

Need more info: More information is needed to properly answer your question and you would most likely benefit from either a consult through health tap or seeking care from a doctor for full evaluation and treatment ...Read more

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I am experiencing fatigue, food cravings, bloating or abdominal fullness, low back pain, breast tenderness to touch, dark colored (brown) urine an... I don't know if I'm pregnant I took a test but it's neg. then I got this brown discharge then blood?

I am experiencing  fatigue, food cravings, bloating or abdominal fullness, low back pain, breast tenderness to touch, dark colored (brown) urine an... I don't know if I'm pregnant I took a test but it's neg. then I got this brown discharge then blood?

Tests are accurate: Today's home pregnancy tests are very accurate and not affected by foods, herbs, common illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases, vaginal spotting, or medications. A test gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (or when conception might have happened) or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a negative result may be due to testing too early, such as less than 2 weeks after conception. ...Read more

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I am experiencing passing gas. The following also describes me: Bloating or abdominal fullness. What should I do?

I am experiencing  passing gas. The following also describes me: Bloating or abdominal fullness. What should I do?

GI symptoms: especially those involving blood need to be evaluated by your doctor. Please see him/her. It MAY be a digestive disorder that can easily be cleared up or something more serious. Ask doc about taking a good probiotic. In either case, your doc can help. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I am experiencing passing gas. The following also describes me: Bloating or abdominal fullness. What should I do?

I am experiencing  passing gas. The following also describes me: Bloating or abdominal fullness. What should I do?

Feeling gassy...: Feeling full of "gas" may reflect malabsorption of food (like gluten, lactose), intake of poorly digested food, or choosing foods known to promote gas (beans, fizzy drinks). Sometimes its more complicated--a stomach emptying too slowly, bacterial overgrowth syndrome, delayed intestinal function, partial obstruction from any cause, infection, rectum problems, and pelvic pathology outside the gut. ...Read more

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My Wife is experiencing fatigue and bloating or abdominal fullness. The following also describes her: Abdominal pain. What should she do?

My Wife is experiencing  fatigue and bloating or abdominal fullness. The following also describes her: Abdominal pain. What should she do?

Fatigue bloating abd: Is there fever? Diarrhea ? nausea? vomiting? How long has this been going on? Could be gallbladder( acute) or gastritis or food intolerances, or constipation or ovaries or even ischemia of the bowel or cardiac origin . She needs to be evaluated in urgent care /ER ...Read more

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I am experiencing abdominal pain (severity: mild) . The following also describe me: Lower abdominal pain and Bloating or abdominal fullness. What should I do?

I am experiencing  abdominal pain (severity: mild) . The following also describe me: Lower abdominal pain and Bloating or abdominal fullness. What should I do?

More info?: Is it sharp or achy? Is it all the time or only sometimes? What type? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery ? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? Has anyone done any studies? Colitis ? Gyne? Any nausea? Fevers? ...Read more

Dr. John Michalski
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Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery (Definition)

This term usually means an orthopedic surgeon specializing in joint surgery. More specifically a joint replacement surgeon that can reconstruct an injured, malformed or degenerated joint. We can fix the ligaments, bones, muscles and shock absorbers around the joints, and we can put new surfaces or ends back on the bones. We use biologic and manufactured parts during our ...Read more


Dr. Mark Hoepfner
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Abdominal Surgery (Definition)

Abdominal surgery is an operation performed on the abdominal contents or organs. It may be an open incision surgery or laparoscopic surgery. It could also involve abdominal wall surgery such as hernias. Many organs may need to be treated with abdominal surgery such as liver, spleen, gallbladder, small intestine, colon or large intestine & many different diseases ...Read more