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After I Finish Eating My Stomach Start To Blow Up What Is That
Gastric emptying: The stomach distends when you eat to increase capacity (=receptive relaxation), then grinds the food to small particles to ease digestion in the intestine. Stomach emptying slows normally in response to a diet high in fats or with big meals. Delays in stomach emptying may result in abdominal distension, as with diabetes, hormone problems, partial blockages, ulcers, etc. Get checked if concerned. ...Read more
Abdominal Bloating: 20 year old woman/abdominal bloating. How long has this been going on? Pregnant? Do you have abdominal pain and diarrhea/constipation? Any dark stools? Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and several other maladies could be to blame, like Celiac disease, Non Celiac Gluten Hypersensitivity, Lactose Intolerance. Read and learn about low FODMAP diets, lactose free products, and fully examine your diet. ...Read more
Lactose intolerance: In lactose intolerance, the stomach will not actually physically "Blow up", but people do often feel symptoms, such as diarrhea, gassiness, or increased noises from the abdomen. There are many easy treatments for lactose intolerance. Good idea to see your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more
When I push down on my stomach, there's so much gas in me that I feel like I'm about to blow up! What can I do?
Very common: This is typically self limited, and may last a few days or a couple weeks. More severe cases require a tube to be placed in the stomach to relieve vomiting. Stay well hydrated, and you should come around soon. ...Read more
It is most likely that your body does not like your food choices. Suggest to eliminate soda, bread flour, sugar, deep-fried food, ingredient hydrogenated oil, and artificial sweeteners.
If there is a part of this list that you eat, and you still have gut related issues, you still have some work to do. Or look for a doctor who can prescribe medicine that helps your body compensate. ...Read more
Why everytime when I finish eating my stomach looks big and weird like if I had a ball inside of me? Is that normal?
Maybe, maybe not: A person whose stomach looks like a ball after eating, especially like a round soccer ball instead of an oblong football, would appear unusual. Even the stomachs of very slim people blend into their body contours after a big meal (but their tummies do seem bigger & firmer after eating). The person can make an appointment for after a big lunch, and show his doctor the ball-shaped tummy. ...Read more
Everytime I finish eating, my stomach feels as though I'm full but burns like I'm still hungry. No matter how much I eat my stomach still burns.?
My stomach hurts after I finish eating what could it be? It hurts on the left side, like two inches to the left of where my belly button is. It hurts when I press down
Abdominal : Abdominal pain elicited by palpation and related to meals could reflect possible peptic ulcer among other things. It would be wise to have your physician obtain a thorough history and exam and decide on a proper course of treatment or appropriate referal to a GI doctor if deemed necessary. For now, at least, try to avoid spicy, acidic, and heavily seasoned foods; don't eat large or bulky foods within several hours of lying down; cut down on foods or drink high in caffeine content (coffee, tea, cola, chocolate, mountain dew, etc.). If not medically contraindicated with the meds your on (check with pharmacist) you may want to consider Prilosec otc while your waiting to see your doctor. ...Read more
What can stomach flu be from? I have severe cramps, heartburn and gas for the past three days especially after I finish eating
My stomach hurts a lot when I finish eating. I use the restroom a lot and a lot of water but is not helping. What should I do? What is this? Is this bad
Consider this...: Postprandial discomfort may not always originate from stomach. Signs/symptoms may help localize the organ involved: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniations? Risks? Stress? Get exam ; testing to identify problem ; fix. ...Read more
What's for breakfast: It you only have the pain after breakfast — I wonder what you are eating for that meal? Is it the all american eggs, bacon, ham, sausage, pancakes, grits etc? If the food you are eating is too rich or heavy — consider making some lighter food choices that incorporate vegetables and fruit. Take care. ...Read more
I get abdominal pain when a hungry. When I finished eating the pain is gone, is it part of a pregnancy symptoms?
What are my realistic chances of stomach or colon cancer at 22? I usually have a big appetite but today I couldn't finish eating a hamburger steak
Cancer unlikely: Losing your appetite or feeling full early just once today is unlikely to be cancer. At 22, your chances of other causes, such as a temporary stomach bug, gastritis or acid reflux, are much higher than your risk of cancer. Take it easy, avoid alcohol, tobacco, spicy and acidic foods (such as citrus & tomato) for the next few days, and if you don't feel back to yourself within a week, see your dr. ...Read more
Hi i been having stomach problems (gas) I drink magnesia milk 2 days ago and eating veggies but I feel blow it. Should I go to the doctor?
I experience symptoms of a heart attack that go away with any anti acid. After eating, I can not walk or bend down. Also, the area of the stomach blows?
Gastritis: Any chest pain that goes away after eating, or that goes away after a quick-acting antacid (like Tums) is suggestive of gastroesophagitis — irritation of the lining of the stomach or esophagus from excess stomach acid. This can also lead to stomach ulcers. Best to see a gastroenterologist (GI doctor) to help diagnose & treat. Use HealthTap Prime to find and discuss. Good luck! ...Read more
Oct 15 2014 they removed my gallbladder. Since then, I finish eating I have a bowel movement. What can I do also stomach pains. .... please help?
Bile binders: In the rare patient, diarrhea or loose stools develop after gallbladder removal surgery. A trial with a bile binder such as Questran (cholestyramine) might help you. In some area Questran (cholestyramine) is available without prescription. Okay to ask your pharmacist, and then go to your regular doc. If you do not respond, you may benefit from colonoscopy and EGD to look for other problems. Be well. ...Read more
Finished flagyl treatment for d.fragilis, feel better but have dull stomach ache, is it due to eating unhealthy foods like Chips for past few days?
Maybe the bacteria: I was wondering how did you know that it was d.fragilis, you probably had your stool tested and confirmed it. You have to know that d.fragilis can cause stomach aches, although you got rid of the bacteria, your bowels are still inflamed, so that's why you might still have the symptoms. Less likely due to eating ships, I would give it some time to get better. ...Read more
I was told I have IBS-D but recently I have had severe burning in my stomach after eating. Can't finish a meal/nausea/indigestion. What could this be?
Call GI doc: Sounds like these are new symptoms. The GI doc needs to know about them as they could indicate an alternate diagnosis, or at least a separate diagnosis. Could be inflammation of the stomach for usual reasons (medication side effect, H.pylori infection) or indication of more extensive inflammation (Crohns disease for example) and a new evaluation is warranted. ...Read more
How hard does a blow to the abdomen have to be to cause internal bleeding? How many hours before symptoms arise?
It depends: Any abdominal trauma has the potential to injure your spleen or other viscera, and cause internal bleeding. That said, it generally takes a great deal of force to cause internal bleeding, such as from a car wreck or serious altercation. However, if you have a condition that gives you splenomegaly, it is much easier to be injured. This is a common problem with infectious mononucleosis. ...Read more
I have been bleeding for 13days but was using ovacare and finished the dose but I stopped and I also feel pains under my abdomen,,I don't what to do?
Irregular bleeding: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more
When I need to pee but don't go, my right side of my abdomen is very painful. Doesn't go away until I've finished.
Learn from pain!: Sadly, some of us need a hard lesson to learn. Make it very rare that you need to pee and don't. It's not good for you and can cause bad painful things to happen. It's good that the pain goes after you do pee — that means you've been fortunate and if you start behaving better, you'll be okay. Drink lots of water and don't delay pee. It's that simple. Best! ...Read more
Need more info: To try to figure out what you are feeling. ...Read more
See Your GYN MD: Blowing air into the vagina especially if the labia are "closed" and under pressure, can cause an air embolism(air dissolved into the bloodstream. Especially in pregnant women) which can travel to the heart and lungs. Stop having air blown into the vagina. Look to see a md and listen to this advice. ...Read more
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