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Doctor insights on: Abdominal Bloating On Tamoxifen

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Dr. Sean Canale
638 doctors shared insights

Tamoxifen (Definition)

This medication is used to: treat breast cancer that has spread to other parts of the body in men and women. Treat early breast cancer in women who have already been treated with surgery, radiation, and/or chemotherapy. Reduce the risk of developing a more serious type of breast cancer in women who have had ductal carcinoma in situ (dcis; a type of breast cancer ...Read more


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Can hashimotos cause abdominal bloating?

Can hashimotos cause abdominal bloating?

Unlikely: Severe untreated low thyroid levels may cause this but if you are properly treated, the abdominal symptoms would be unrelated. ...Read more

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Why is Gaviscon good for abdominal bloating?

Why is Gaviscon good for abdominal bloating?

In a nutshell: The active ingredient in gaviscon is simethacone. This is a surfactant that basically " breaks up gas bubbles" thus relieving bloating caused by "gas build up". ...Read more

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What is the best remedy to cure abdominal bloating?drug maybe?

What is the best remedy to cure abdominal bloating?drug maybe?

Abdominal bloating: There are lots of reasons (some quite concerning) for abdominal discomfort /bloating, but not all of them are due to the GI tract. Also, functional syndromes may be present without underlying inflammation or structural pathology. Check with your doctor for examination & treatment options, particularly since your problem may be ongoing. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of my abdominal bloating in my upper GI area?

What could be the cause of my abdominal bloating in my upper GI area?

IBS: Abdominal bloating is considered to be a subset of irritable bowel syndrome but you will need to be evaluated for other causes like reflux, gallstones, pancreatic problems, gyn problems if female and kidney problems. Once work up is negative options are probiotics, antispasmodics and a new treatment with antibiotic rifaximin. Consult your doctor for options. ...Read more

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What causes lower abdominal bloating after very little eating/drinking?

Irritible bowels: Irritable bowel sysndrome causes all your anxiety to play out in your gut. If you are unaware that you are not coping well with your troubles or good fortune either way your abdomen will let you know. Meditation is quite helpful as well as insight and a routine exercise schedule. Avoid drugs that slow the gut such as valium, pain pills or smoking.Carbonated drinks contribute to bloating also. ...Read more

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If I will pain in my lower right stomach, with some level of abdominal bloating, what could I do?

Hard to say: Hard to say without seeing you in person. You may have something as simple as constipation. If you have severe pain, fever, or unremitting symptoms see a doctor. ...Read more

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Excessive abdominal bloating and i'm often very uncomfortable because of it. What type of help should I seek?

Primary Care: You need to start with your primary care/family doctor about your symptoms and most of the time after taking a detailed history and doing physical exam he/she may be able to treat the cause of bloating.If he feels you need teasts he/she can order and sometime he/she may refer you to a gastroenterologist if you need endo/colonoscopy and expert opinion. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for abdominal bloating?

What is the treatment for abdominal bloating?

IBS: Abdominal bloating is considered to be a subset of irritable bowel syndrome but you will need to be evaluated for other causes like reflux, gallstones, pancreatic problems, gyn problems if female and kidney problems. Once work up is negative options are probiotics, antispasmodics and a new treatment with antibiotic rifaximin. Consult your doctor for options. ...Read more

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How can I alleviate abdominal bloating?

How can I alleviate abdominal bloating?

Depends: Bloating may be the result of hormones when it happens just before your menses. It can be related to your diet. Some people develop diet allergies later in life. Allergy to dairy is a good example. Some women talk a lot during eating and the air is swallowed and it causes bloating. If bloating becomes constant and persistent it should be investigated by your physician. ...Read more

Dr. Scott Shapiro
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Bloating Or Fullness (Definition)

Abdominal bloating is a symptom in which a person feels his tummy has a lot of water or air in it. Bloating also causes one to feel nauseas and not have much appetite. ...Read more