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Abdominal Distention After Swimming
A distended stomach results from air in bowel loops. Air in the colon can result in bloat. The passage of gas can relieve this. Air in small bowel is less common and is indicative of some other process such as obstruction or crohn's. This is more concerning and needs work-up. Motility disorders can also cause bloat such as gastroparesis which also ...Read more
70% improve in 2 wk: With strict gluten avoidance about 70% of patients will have noticeable improvement in 2 wk. At 4 to 6 wk patient should be evaluated to verify an adequate response to the gluten-free diet and assess adequacy of nutrition despite gluten avoidance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe your diet: I would keep a food diary . Do you have it every night? What did you have for dinner the nights you do have it? Food diary may answer these questions and solve your misery. ...Read more
Abdominal distention all organs feel crushed against ribs, feel full, flank and lower back pains, feels like something is wrapped round lower left rib?
See your Physicain : Looks like one of these complaints that is difficult to asses on the net, multiple possibility exist and without a full medical history and physical examination it is not possible to know. ...Read more
4 year old suspected of pseudo obstruction due to severe abdominal distention. What is the best test for this?
Abdominal x ray: If she has abdominal distention with vomiting , she needs to go to ER for immediate attention . ...Read more
Grease, lactose: Gas can be caused by foods with a lot of insoluble fiber (roughage), or by lactose intolerance. Also excessively greasy foods can cause gas as well. Rarely, there are abnormal twists (volvulus) of the sigmoid colon which can cause bloating. Lastly, cancerous growths can cause a blockage and bloating of the colon. See your doctor. ...Read more
Abdominal distention CT "liver 20cm, increased in superior to inferior diameter 2 cm" comp. Ct 2 days prior w/no abdom. Distention. What causes this?
Can't answer: How far apart were the ct scans? Why did you have them? Was contrast given? Too many unknowns. One possibility is that there was no real change and the measurement was in error. Hopefully, the ct report offers some information on why there was an apparent change. ...Read more
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