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Doctor insights on: Bloated Stomach And Liver

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How do you get rid of a bloated stomach from liver problems?

How do you get rid of a bloated stomach from liver problems?

We need to know more: Bloated stomach could many different things. Is it a big swollen belly due to fluid colelction or just a bloated feeling due to gas or indigestion. You need to see and ask your doctor to find out if it is a stomach probleme, e.g., hyperacidity or nausea or is it a liver disease like hepatitis or cirrhosis which can cause fluid accumation (ascites). The treatment will depend on finding exact cause. ...Read more

Dr. John Landi
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Liver (Definition)

This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more


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How to tell if your stomach is just bloated or if its my liver acting up I have Hep C had an ultrasound last month everything seemed OK a little fatty?

How to tell if your stomach is just bloated or if its my liver acting up I have Hep C had an ultrasound last month everything seemed OK a little fatty?

Probably gas: "Bloated" refers to gas in the bowels - the intestinal tract. Your liver is a large organ in your upper right abdomen. Usually with bloating the uncomfortable gas moves around, & often passes with belching or flatus. The liver of course can't do that. If you continue to have those symptoms & they are problematic, do get checked. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Why are drs concerned about a bloated or distended abdomen after liver biopsy? What would this indicate?

Why are drs concerned about a bloated or distended abdomen after liver biopsy? What would this indicate?

Multiple possibiliti: Liver biopsy is not without risks. The liver can bleed. Bowels can get injured with the needle. They are most likely concerned with excess bleeding from the biopsy site. Possibly concerned about bowel injury. ...Read more

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Should i ask my doctor about liver damage? Bloated tummy, sore muscles, upper abdomen tired all the time but also have multiple sclerosis.

Should i ask my doctor about liver damage? Bloated tummy, sore muscles, upper abdomen tired all the time but also have multiple sclerosis.

Yes, see doctor: If you have MS, you are advised to get it medicated. You do NOT list any such item. You need to have a primary care physician assess your symptoms and uncover causation. ...Read more

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For what possible reasons have i always got a bloated stomach?

For what possible reasons have i always got a bloated stomach?

Yes, but...: When you say bloating are you relating expansion of your abdominal circumference to feelings of distension, fluid retention, constipation, overeating, or do you feel pregnant? Hard to answer your question without further information and clarity. Over what period of time have you noted the swelling--minutes or months, and what are your underlying medical problems (alcohol, liver &/or gut disease). ...Read more

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Why is my stomach so bloated its to big for my body don't matter how much I workout it wont go any where but everything else does?

Why is my stomach so bloated its to big for my body don't matter how much I workout it wont go any where but everything else does?

Stomach: I would recommend a thorough evaluation by a GI doc to carefully examine your liver and ensure you have no underlying abnormality. ...Read more

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I stay bloated and my stomach sticks out pretty far. What could cause this?

I stay bloated and my stomach sticks out pretty far. What could cause this?

Abdominal swelling: When you say "swelling" are you relating your abdominal circumference to feelings of distension, fluid retention, constipation, overeating, or do you feel pregnant? Hard to answer your question without further information and clarity. Over what period of time have you noted the swelling--minutes or months, and what are your underlying medical problems (alcohol, liver disease, gut problems...)? ...Read more

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Stomach is so enlarged/bloated? Dont feel any different but my stomach has gotten huge over the past week!?

Stomach is so enlarged/bloated? Dont feel any different but my stomach has gotten huge over the past week!?

Bloated stomach: The abdomen gets enlarged if there is too much gas or fluid in the stomach or bowels. This is usually due to constipation or just gas. Simethicone is an over the counter medication used to expel the gas from the bowels. Sodas help by making you burp out the gas in the stomach. More serious causes include Cirrhosis of the liver which causes fluid accumulation in the abdomen, or bowel obstruction. ...Read more

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Bloated, stomach feels hard, gained 6 lbs since yesterday?

Bloated, stomach feels hard, gained 6 lbs since yesterday?

Good and bad: List of possiblitlies is very long: if liver disease would consider ascites as serious condidtion needed semi-urgent medical evaluation. If you have nausea and vomiting obstruction is most likely and ED is advisable. However most likley related to normal cycle of eating and GI losses and conservative measures with over the counter treatments for constipation. ...Read more