Top
30
Doctor insights on: Bloating In Upper Abdomen After Eating

Share

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more


2

2
What causes severe and constant bloating that worsens after eating in the upper abdomen?

What causes severe and constant bloating that worsens after eating in the upper abdomen?

More info: The first thing one thinks of is gallbladder but more info is needed. When do you get pain? What type? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? Has anyone done any studies? Need a bit more. ...Read more

3

3
Upper abdomen pain and bloating, always after eating bread?

Upper abdomen pain and bloating, always after eating bread?

Celiac, gluten intol: Approximately 6 percent of patients are gluten sensitive. One percent of patients have celiac. Gluten found in flour which makes bread can cause bloating and cramping in patients with celiac or gluten sensitvity. Your doctor can do tests like blood work and endoscopy to check for this. ...Read more

4

4
How can I reduce bloating which is caused by egg retrieval and egg transfer. Bloating is more in upper abdomen. Have more pain after eating.

How can I reduce bloating which is caused by egg retrieval and egg transfer. Bloating is more in upper abdomen. Have more pain after eating.

Should resolve: If the bloating is truly caused by infertility treatment then it should resolve as the medications resolve. Schedule follow up with your doctor to monitor for ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome. If it does resolve see a gastroenterologist to evaluate other causes. ...Read more

5

5
After eating a lot of even the least harmfull food like apples I get stomach bloating?

Apples: Each person may have unique food allergies or intolerances. Or you may be reacting to the high pesticide load in apples. According to the environmental working group that tracks us dept of agriculture data, apples have the highest pesticide residue of any produce. They top the dirty dozen list. Buy organic apples. If you, still reactive, then you prob have an intolerance. Www. Ewg. Org/foodnews. ...Read more

6

6
What can I do? I get sever pain in my stomach and bloating which can last for days after eating anything sweet including some fruits

What can I do? I get sever pain in my stomach and bloating which can last for days after eating anything sweet including some fruits

Disaccharidase: Deficiency is a concern. See a gastroenterologist for tests. Definitive diagnosis may require a small bowel biopsy. ...Read more

7

7
I got growling/hunger pain in stomach, somtimes, just a few hrs after eating, constant upper discomfort, and bloating when when full. What could cause?

I got growling/hunger pain in stomach, somtimes, just a few hrs after eating, constant upper discomfort, and bloating when when full. What could cause?

A few things: Including gastritis/ulcers (acid produced when food is ingested); a mass close to stomach (vs lower, in colon); gallstones; intermittent/partial or early intestinal obstruction; pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas, which secretes protein-eating enzymes). Try eating smaller more frequent meals, and see your doctor. May need a gastroenterologist for a scope (egd=esophagoduodenoscopy). ...Read more

Dr. James Lin Dr. Lin
1 doctor agreed:
8

8
Severe pain and bloating in stomach. More after eating. Previous issues with gallbladder.

Dr. James Lin Dr. Lin
1 doctor agreed:
Severe pain and bloating in stomach. More after eating. Previous issues with gallbladder.

Be evaluated soon...: Your symptoms point to possible disorders of gastrointestinal (GI) tract, i.e., foods indigestion or/& its stability or passage. To unveil the myth behind symptoms (Sx), follow instructions described in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby you surely can work closer & better with doc so to reach best possible diagnosis for most reasonable treatment, care, & counseling. Best wish. ... ...Read more

9

9
Sometimes I feel a tightness and bloating in my stomach after eating. What is most likely the cause? I'm a fit, active male in my early 40s.

Sometimes I feel a tightness and bloating in my stomach after eating. What is most likely the cause? I'm a fit, active male in my early 40s.

Reflux: The most likely cause of your symptoms is reflux, or GERD. GERD is very common, and can cause bloating after eating. If you develop severe pain, vomiting, or chest pain, go see your doctor. Hope this helps! ...Read more

10

10
Why my stomach bloating after eating? Even I eat small portion. I drinks lots of water everyday. Is something wrong with me when my belly bloating

Why my stomach bloating after eating? Even I eat small portion. I drinks lots of water everyday. Is something wrong with me when my belly bloating

Belly Bloating.: MThis is a nonspecefic but common symtpom. The causes are diverse from indigestion, to pancreatic/biliary problems, to ulcers/dyspepsia, stress to food intolerances. Call in, or make an appt and we will go through each of these possibilities. ...Read more

11

11
I need enema to have BM. Lax upset my stomach. Bloating and gurgling in stomach. Loss of app & feel full after eating. Colonoscopy normal.?

I need enema to have BM. Lax upset my stomach. Bloating and gurgling in stomach. Loss of app & feel full after eating. Colonoscopy normal.?

Metamucil: Try taking 3 capsules of metamucil with a full glass of water twice daily. If that does not work contact your GI doctor. Best wishes. ...Read more

12

12
Hi akash (M), age 22.After eating lunch (roti n sabzi)and dinner, my stomach gets bloating n start passing gas several times. Please give me tips to cure?

Hi akash (M), age 22.After eating lunch (roti n sabzi)and dinner, my stomach gets bloating n start passing gas several times. Please give me tips to cure?

Avoid gluten-trial: Avoid all grains with gluten. Make roti with buckwheat or millet. Avoid wheat, rye, corn rice 7 oats. Try this for one month & you will get the answer! ...Read more

14

14
Stomach makes a swooshing noise when empty. Excess bloating while/ after eating no matter the portion. Foul poop, light color, soft. Lots of gas.

Stomach makes a swooshing noise when empty. Excess bloating while/ after eating no matter the portion. Foul poop, light color, soft. Lots of gas.

Bad digestion: There are several possible considerations for maldigestion. Ibs, celiac sprue, lactose intolerance (e.g. Lactase deficiency) or other food intolerance, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth to name a few. I suggest taking a probiotic supplement to correct any imbalance in intestinal flora and dietary change to a low-fodmaps diet (ibsfree. Net). If not better, see a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

15

15
Ongoing3 months, EGD showed chronic gastritis (CG). now constant bloating after eating, gas and stomach discomfort but no cause. Could be Post IBS?

Ongoing3 months, EGD showed chronic gastritis (CG). now constant bloating after eating, gas and stomach discomfort but no cause. Could be Post IBS?

Gastritis: I assume that the gastroenterologist prescribed a regimen for healing of the gastritis, but since symptoms are ongoing has he/she recommended a follow-up egd for evaluation and to determine whether gastritis is still the cause of these persistent symptoms? If there is no longer signs of gastritis perhaps you have lactose or gluten intolerance or gall bladder dysfunction. Discuss this with your MD ...Read more

16

16
What to do if I have stomach bloating and upset after food. I have gallbladder stone and fatty lever?

What to do if I have stomach bloating and upset after food. I have gallbladder stone and fatty lever?

SURGERY: You need to have your gallbladder removed
bad gallbladder will put a ;ot of pressure on the liver and make it worst
so see your surgeon. ...Read more

17

17
What to do if I'm having stomach bloating and upset after food. I have gallbladder stone and fatty lever?

What to do if I'm having stomach bloating and upset after food. I have gallbladder stone and fatty lever?

Stomach upset: Eat smaller portions and smaller meals. Eat slowly. Chew thoroughly. Make bites smaller. Eat fruit, veggies, whole grains. Egg white for protein. No animal fat. Minimal meat. Small fish ok. Avoid sugar, breads, pizza, pasta. ...Read more

18

18
6 days after h pylori treatment, getting burning pain in stomach after food and lightheaded from bloating. Also a lot of fatigue.?

6 days after h pylori treatment, getting burning pain in stomach after food and lightheaded from bloating. Also a lot of fatigue.?

H pylori: Just started treatment or completed treatment? If just started - the medications including the PPI (i.e. Dexilant or Prilosec) may not agree and may need change. If completed treatment and symptoms recurred, may not have been completely treated and may need another regimen to eradicate H pylori which can sometimes be difficult. F/u w/ GI / doc ...Read more

19

19
Had an appendectomy 2.5 weeks ago. Did heavy lifting 2 days ago; now abdomen hurts. More pain plus gas and bloating after eating now. Should I worry?

Probably not but....: If you are passing gas and having bowel movements that is reassuring but in anyone with recent surgery who finds themselves suddenly having worsening abdominal pain it would be prudent to see their primary care provider or general surgeon who did the surgery if the pain worsens or persists. ...Read more

20

20
Have been experiencing gas, bloating and extreme pain in the upper right abdomen for the last month. I'm now getting pain on left side after eating?

Have been experiencing gas, bloating and extreme pain in the upper right abdomen for the last month. I'm now getting pain on left side after eating?

46 Conditions: This complaint can possibly be associated with up to 46 different conditions. Therefore it would need to be thoroughly worked up by your primary physician and if preliminary workup is negative then he would probably consult with a gastroenterologist. The workup could be from days to weeks to sort out. Make an appointment with your doctor and be ready to provide as much detail as possible. ...Read more

21

21
How serious is bloating in lower abdomen even after eating small amount, loud frequent gurgling, and heartburn, requiring antacids, zantac (ranitidine)?

How serious is bloating in lower abdomen even after eating small amount, loud frequent gurgling, and heartburn, requiring antacids, zantac (ranitidine)?

Not serious: Most people have symptoms of bloating without any serious illness. Make sure you are not constipated. Smaller frequent feeding, avoiding over eating, spicy food, stress and anxiety will help with symptoms of heart burning and acid reflux ...Read more

22

22
Excess bloating in upper abdomen just below ribs mostly on left side from last few months. Kindly suggest.

Gastritis: The location you are pointing to, the left upper quadrant of the abdomen, is where your stomach is situated. Therefore, your symptoms may indicate an inflammation of the inner lining of your stomach-gastritis -, a stomach ulcer, or gerd due to reflux of gastric contents in the esophagus. See your primary care provider for guidance. You may need to double your Omeprazole dose. ...Read more

24

24
I've had pain gas bloating in upper abdomen that stretches out to both sides of my ribs. Been going on for two days now. What could this be?

I've had pain gas bloating in upper abdomen that stretches out to both sides of my ribs. Been going on for two days now. What could this be?

Get seen now: Constant abd pain for 2 days is not normal. Also, heart disease can feel like gas pains only, especially in women. Please go to an ER to be checked now. ...Read more

26

26
Can severe bloating cause hernia in upper abdomen?

Can severe bloating cause hernia in upper abdomen?

No.: While severe abdominal distention could most certainly aggravate the SYMPTOMS of a hiatal hernia or even a ventral abdominal wall hernia, it does not CAUSE herniation. ...Read more

27

27
What causes nagging shooting pain in upper abdomen with bloating?

Possible ulcer: Could be an ulcer, gastritis, ibs, gallbladder issue. See you doctor to see what tests need to be done. ...Read more

28

28
What do you suggest if I have been having an aching pain in upper abdomen plus bloating all day?

See your doctor: Abdominal pain can be caused by way too many things to advise you on what to do for your present condition. You need to see your doctor who will take a complete history and perform a physical exam before recommending any diagnostic and/or treatment plans. ...Read more

29

29
I've been constipated for at least a week now and I'm have some serious bloating going on in my upper abdomen. It's very hard also.

I've been constipated for at least a week now and I'm have some serious bloating going on in my upper abdomen. It's very hard also.

Too long: Hi,
That's a long time to go without a bowel movement. Any fever? Vomiting? I recommend a single X-ray of your abdomen to make sure that stool is getting all the way through (that there is not an obstruction). If no obstruction, then it should be safe to use a combination of stool softener (like Colace) and bowel stimulant (like Dulcolax laxative). ...Read more

30

30
I'm 7 wk preg my hCG level is 25648 is it normal? I'm hvg upper abdomen bloating pain followed by vommitting is anything wrong?

HCG: The hcg level is right for 7 weeks and the discomfort you are feeling is most likely from the change in your hormones. Known as morning sickness. If the pain. Bloating persist, consult with your OB. ...Read more