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After I finish eating my stomach start to blow up what is that?

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

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Upper Abdomen (Definition)

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Why does my stomach blow up all the way with air at least once a day?

Why does my stomach blow up all the way with air at least once a day?

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

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Will my stomach just blow up if i drink milk with intolerance?

Will my stomach just blow up if i drink milk with intolerance?

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

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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?

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?

See below: Avoid excessive fiber, eating rapidly, carbonated beverages, drinking with straws or out of narrow mouth bottles. Probiotic supplements such as align may also be helpful. ...Read more

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After a operation is your stomach supposed to blow up with gas is that normal?

After a operation is your stomach supposed to blow up with gas is that normal?

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

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Every time i finish eating my stomach is upset. Must go to the toilet to defacate. What is this?

Food: 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

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Why everytime when I finish eating my stomach looks big and weird like if I had a ball inside of me ? Is that normal?

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

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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.?

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.?

Could be lots of...: Things: gastritis, gall bladder disease, gerd, an ulcer. You could try an over the counter antacid or medication such as pepcid, (famotidine) but if the symptoms last more than two weeks, you should see a doctor. ...Read more

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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

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

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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

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

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My stomach hurts every time i finish eating breakfast. What could be wrong?

My stomach hurts every time i finish eating breakfast. What could be wrong?

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

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I get abdominal pain when a hungry.. When i finished eating the pain is gone, is it part of a pregnancy symptoms?

I get abdominal pain when a hungry.. When i finished eating the pain is gone, is it part of a pregnancy symptoms?

Pregnant: Most likely. When your pregnant your Progesterone level rises and that causes derease in lower esophageal sphincter tone and that causes reflux symptoms. Should improve or resolve with antacid. If persistent or no relief with over the counter measures get checked. ...Read more

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What are my realistic chances of stomach or colon cancer at 22? I usually have a big appetite but today I couldnt finish eating a hamburger steak

What are my realistic chances of stomach or colon cancer at 22? I usually have a big appetite but today I couldnt 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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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From morning onwards my stomach is blowing?

From morning onwards my stomach is blowing?

Sorry? : Your stomach is doing what? Making sounds? You could be simply hungry, or having diarrhea or upset stomach... The later two needed to be investigated by a physician, please! ...Read more

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How hard does a blow to the abdomen have to be to cause internal bleeding? How many hours before symptoms arise?

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