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Im so bloated no matter what or how much i eat. Its embarrassing cuz the rest of me is really skinny. What can i do?I already eat fiber and all that..

Im so bloated no matter what or how much i eat. Its embarrassing cuz the rest of me is really skinny. What can i do?I already eat fiber and all that..

Bloating and IBS: is no fun. A food allergy panel lab test would be helpful. Great Plains Lab in KS has a good one. Consider gluten free food plan and probiotics. Peace and good health. Dairy may also be an issue. The food allergy panel will tell you much more. ...Read more

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I just started taking fiber cuz i'm very very constapated i drink like five water bottles a day but still feel bloated help?

I just started taking fiber cuz i'm very very constapated i drink like five water bottles a day but still feel bloated help?

Constipation.: Fiber can cause bloating symptoms when you first start or increase dose. You may be swallowing some air as well. Goal is one soft bm/day. If needed add stool softener such as doss 100 up to twice / day. And consider prunes / apricots or senna in addition. ...Read more

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Why am i always having constipation during my diet? (trying to lose weight). I am eating a lot of fiber . Its annoying cuz im always bloated.

Why am i always having constipation during my diet? (trying to lose weight). I am eating a lot of fiber . Its annoying cuz im always bloated.

Hi gh fiber: Foods with inadequate fluids or excessive caffeine or alcohol will cause your symptoms. Drink 80-100 ounces of caffeine free/alcohol free fluid daily, more if you exercise. ...Read more

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I feel bloated all the time. I exercise, eat a well balanced diet, lots of fiber vitamins and stay hydrated? I always seem to feel overly bloated?

I feel bloated all the time. I exercise, eat a well balanced diet, lots of fiber vitamins and stay hydrated? I always seem to feel overly bloated?

Too much fiber?: Fiber is the non-digestible part of plants, etc. A byproduct of this incomplete digestion is gas. This may be the cause of your bloating. Check with your physician about maybe reducing your fiber intake or what else may be the cause. ...Read more

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Haven't gone to the bathroom for 4 days (regularly go 2 a day). Have eaten fibers, been drinking water. Constipated and bloated. Help?

Haven't gone to the bathroom for 4 days (regularly go 2 a day). Have eaten fibers, been drinking water. Constipated and bloated. Help?

Sounds like severe: constipation and need fast relief. Try fleet saline enema. Ask help from the pharmacist about how to use it. After relief take metamucil and use stool softener so this does not happen again. If fleet saline does not work to to ER. ...Read more

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been battling const for 2 years , plenty of fiber, and drank a gallon of water a day, I have to evac digitally, stool pasty rectal pain bloated help?

 been battling const for 2 years , plenty of fiber, and drank a gallon of water a day, I have to evac digitally, stool pasty  rectal pain bloated help?

See below: If not already done, you should see a Gastroenterologist to see if any underlying cause is responsible for your constipation. For detailed guidance on overcoming constipation go to the following websites:...http://bit.ly/1uzOegm and http://bit.ly/1ysaKJv ...Read more

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I am extremely bloated but it's associated with extreme pelvic pain. Any solutions. I do have ibs. I feel miserable- I have increased fiber?

I am extremely bloated but it's associated with extreme pelvic pain. Any solutions. I do have ibs. I feel miserable- I have increased fiber?

Difficult to answer: You may have 2 problems at once with your uterus and bowel. Or just one. You should see your doc to help distinquish which or if both are your problem. ...Read more

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My last BM was 6 days ago. Since then I've had lots of gas but no stool. I feel bloated and uncomfortable. I eat and drink plenty of fiber and water.

My last BM was 6 days ago. Since then I've had lots of gas but no stool. I feel bloated and uncomfortable. I eat and drink plenty of fiber and water.

May have slow bowels: Sometimes people have slow transit time. The time from mouth to anus. This may be helped by the fiber and water. You may need to seek information from your doctor and /or gastroenterologist. This can be determined and may need a stool softner or may be a propulsive agent. Follow their advice. ...Read more

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Ibs 10 yrs but lately i feel worse. My stomach (left side) feels bloated and 'too full'. I have tried fiber. Liquid cleanse or colon cleanse?

Ibs 10 yrs but lately i feel worse. My stomach (left side) feels bloated and 'too full'. I have tried fiber. Liquid cleanse or colon cleanse?

IBS: Is often due to signals from the brain through the autonomic (automatic)nervous system. The commonest cause in my experience is sugar in the diet because it produces vitamin b deficiency that makes the lower part of the brain irritable. ...Read more