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Abdominal Bloating (Definition)

Abdominal bloating is a symptom in which a person feels his tummy has a lot of water or air in it. Bloating also causes one to feel nauseas and ...Read more


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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

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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

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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

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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?

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

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

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

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

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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

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What is this pain in the middle section of the abdomen and under the diagram in the upper abdomen with bloating. What could be causing this?

What is this pain in the middle section of the abdomen and under the diagram in the upper abdomen with bloating. What could be causing this?

Many causes: There are many causes. The most common i would say are reflux disease, a peptic ulcer or a condition called nonulcer dyspepsia. An upper endoscopy could help make the diagnosis. Gallbladder disease is less likely unless the pain is severe and comes in discrete waves. I would suggest you contact your doctor for further advise. ...Read more

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