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I had a bad car accident 5 days ago. I have a strong back pain and now my stomach is very bloated. Xray and scan were fine. What can be?

I had a bad car accident 5 days ago. I have a strong back pain and now my stomach is very bloated. Xray and scan were fine. What can be?

Pain killers?: Angel, if you're on opiate pain killers, this problem can occur because you may be constipated. Start with a cup of coffee. If vomiting, fever, chills; see your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Motor Vehicle Accident (Definition)

Motor vehicle accident (MVA) is an event that is a common cause of injury, disability, and death, because of the high speed of impact and the large mass of the vehicles. An MVA can be automobile vs. Automobile, auto vs. Motorcycle, motorcycle vs. Motorcycle, motor vehicle vs. Bicyclist/pedestrian, or motor vehicle vs. ...Read more


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How long will hematoma in abdomen take to heal. I'm still in pain after 7 days from car accident.

How long will hematoma in abdomen take to heal. I'm still in pain after 7 days from car accident.

More time: Car accidents are very difficult to deal with, because there are so many different pains and traumas that occur. You may get a different pain every day for a couple of weeks after an mva! The hematoma indicates that you have had a significant blow that may take weeks to be absorbed. If your pain is still moderately severe or worsening, you may have to have it checked out again - even with a ct... ...Read more

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I have hematoma in my stomach from car accident I have no appetite in 4 days?

Hematoma: If you are seeing a hematoma/ecchymosis on your stomach, then that is most likely a superficial condition (i.e. Under the skin, probably due to seat belt and/or steering wheel). Presumably you've had a ct scan to evaluate your internal organs - if the ct was normal, then your appetite should improve within the next few days. If not - see a physician. ...Read more

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Long term stomach issues after car accident. What kind fo doctor can help with this?

Long term stomach issues after car accident. What kind fo doctor can help with this?

Primary or GI: I suggest starting with you primary provider, who can help sort out the issues. If you do not have one, I suggest a gastroenterologist, an internal medicine physicians specializing in such problems. ...Read more

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I was in a car accident yesterday and I know I have whiplash but today I feel nauseas and I have bad pains in my stomach. Should I go back to the e.R?

Yes: Ed workup is the safest option. Car crashes can cause delayed bleeding etc so going back to the ed for a secondary survey is recommended. Sounds like you wore a seatbelt and it may just be some bruising from that but better not take any chances on this one. ...Read more

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Is too late for me, I have hep c and severe injuries from a car accident. I had stomach problems so t injected the pills and now I have right side pai?

Is too late for me, I have hep c and severe injuries from a car accident. I had stomach problems so t injected the pills and now I have right side pai?

HEPATITIS C AND INJU: You have to rephrase the question.Hepatitis c and injury have no connection. Hepatitis c is a chronic condition and depending on the type of virus you are infected and what the vral count is determines the treatment options and the prognosis. Hepccan lead to cirrosis of liver and in some cases cancer.Please let us know what injuries have to do with hep c.Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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I hav lost my arm in car accident. And hav an infusion pump in abdomen that pumps drugs in the spine. It doesn't help. I want to try drezlesion. Anygood?

I hav lost my arm in car accident. And hav an infusion pump in abdomen that pumps drugs in the spine. It doesn't help. I want to try drezlesion. Anygood?

Fifty-six patients: With intractable pain following a spinal cord injury treated with (drez) lesions
after a follow-up period ranging from 6 months to 6 years 50% of patients had good pain relief certain pain syndromes tended to respond better to drez lesions than did others patients with pain extending caudally from the level of the injury and patients with unilateral pain were most likely to to obtain relief ...Read more

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I got hurt in a car accident 5 years ago and the seatbelt crushed my lower abdomen (spleen rupture to) having similar pain for months. Any connection?

I got hurt in a car accident 5 years ago and the seatbelt crushed my lower abdomen (spleen rupture to) having similar pain for months. Any connection?

See your HCP: Judy, your question is just one of many that need to be asked to find the answer. Did you have additional abdominal injuries? What was the extent of surgical intervention at the time? Have you had ongoing or intermittent pain in the intervening years? Do you have other medical problems? See your health care professional to address these concerns. Any pain lasting months should be taken seriously. ...Read more

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I hurt my lower right back on a boat it's been a week still in a lot of pain stomach is very bloated my right leg I have to lift to get in the car?

I hurt my lower right back on a boat it's been a week still in a lot of pain stomach is very bloated my right leg I have to lift to get in the car?

See your doctor: What was the mechanism of injury? The back pain is more than a sprain and needs to be physically and radiographically examined by your doctor. The stomach upset may be related to Ibuprofen listed in your profile. ...Read more

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My stomach feels heavy, bloated a painful I just don't feel like myself, why is this?

Go dairy free: Avoid all dairy products except fermented things like yogurt. May use lactaid milk or almond milk.
Need probiotics- do some research on Google & buy good quality probiotics & take regularly. ...Read more

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Can stress cause your stomach to feel funny. I don't feel bloated my stomach just rumbles a lot and it does it a lot lately.

Can stress cause your stomach to feel funny. I don't feel bloated my stomach just rumbles a lot and it does it a lot lately.

Yes: Stress is a very potent stomach agitator! If you have worsening symptoms or additional symptoms, you should see your doc for an assessment to be sure! ...Read more

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It has been 2 months since I had my colonnoscopy and my stomach is still bloated. What can I do to get this air out? Or what can I take for this? T.Y

It has been 2 months since I had my colonnoscopy and my stomach is still bloated. What can I do to get this air out? Or what can I take for this? T.Y

Not due to your: Colonoscopy. Most gas from a scope is gone in 12-24 hours. You may have an imbalance in gut bacteria soa probiotic such as florastor or align may help. Also don't go overboard on fiber as too much fiber and not enough fluids can ccause bloating as well. Be sure to drink 80-100 ounces of caffeine free/alcohol free fluids daily. ...Read more

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My stomach feels bloated all the time even though I don't eat, what could cause this?

My stomach feels bloated all the time even though I don't eat, what could cause this?

Abdominal bloating: There are lots of reasons (some quite concerning) for abdominal discomfort /bloating, but not all of them are due to the GI tract. Also, functional syndromes may be present without underlying inflammation or structural pathology. Check with your doctor for examination ; treatment options, particularly since your problem seems to be ongoing. ...Read more

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I have not eaten but my stomach feels so bloated why is my stomach feeling bloated even when I don't eat

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I have not eaten but my stomach feels so bloated why is my stomach feeling bloated even when I don't eat

Easy: Take 4 dulcolax tablets (all 4 as one dose). At night. Next morning you will have good bm and will clean your system. Then take Reglan (metoclopramide) 10 mg one tablet every night for 2 weeks and when needed. ...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 won't 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 won't 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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My stomach has been bloated for 3 weeks now. I don't know what's wrong with me. What can I do so my stomach will go back to the way it was before?

My stomach has been bloated for 3 weeks now. I don't know what's wrong with me. What can I do so my stomach will go back to the way it was before?

Avoid milk products: First take milk products out of your diet including cheese and chocolate. Soy and almond milk are fine. Consider the low Fodmap diet. If not better in a few weeks consider testing for celiac and thyroid disease, parasites, and other causes like bacterial overgrowth syndrome. ...Read more

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I have diverticalites. I recently moved to Mexico. My stomach as extrnded And I feel bloated all the time. To the point I don't want to eat dinner.

I have diverticalites. I recently moved to Mexico. My stomach as extrnded And I feel bloated all the time. To the point I don't want to eat dinner.

Diverticulitis: The change in your diet is likely making your GI condition worse. Please continue to see your doctor and also experiment by observing what foods make things worse or better. Consider taking a probiotic such as the Doctor Ohira brand. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Why does my stomach feel bloated at the end of the day with almost everything I eat? If I eat the same thing, sometimes it makes me bloated and sometimes it doesn't. I tend to eat a lot of vegetables and I try to avoid grains, though I do eat them occasi

Why does my stomach feel bloated at the end of the day with almost everything I eat? If I eat the same thing, sometimes it makes me bloated and sometimes it doesn't. I tend to eat a lot of vegetables and I try to avoid grains, though I do eat them occasi

These: These symptoms can range from simple reflux disease to gallbladder issues. The diagnosis can vary quite widely and requires further diagnostic testing to properly evaluate. Would suggest seeing your primary physician or a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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I had a colonoscopy a week ago, still can't go to bathroom, feels like my stomach is so bloated?

I had a colonoscopy a week ago, still can't go to bathroom, feels like my stomach is so bloated?

Need more info: Would need to know why did you have the colonoscopy? What were your symptoms before the colonoscopy? What were the results of your colonoscopy? This may be simple constipation ; need to drink more liquids and use a laxative. But I do not know your medical history, best is to contact your gastroenterologist or doctor who performed the colonoscopy to get instructions. ...Read more

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I am bloated and have a hard stomach, nausea and when I don't eat I feel like something scratching my stomach?

I am bloated and have a hard stomach, nausea and when I don't eat I feel like something scratching my stomach?

Symptoms vs. Reality: Symptoms are interpretations by the person who perceives them (within their brain↔mind) & only possible clues as to what is happening. Better diagnoses (just labels, not necessarily accurate or useful for solutions) also require signs (exam, lab findings, etc.) in order to offer reasonable guesses as to what might be happening. Medicine is not magical; physicians are only detectives, at best. ...Read more

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My lower stomach is so hard and bloated and I don't know why. It feels so uncomfortable. I am not ovulating. What can this be?

My lower stomach is so hard and bloated and I don't know why. It feels so uncomfortable. I am not ovulating. What can this be?

Most likely: Lower abdominal bloating and discomfort are most often due to either gastrointestinal causes (often foods we eat can cause bloating and discomfort), or could be due to female organs, especially if there is an ovarian cyst present. ...Read more

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I am on rivaroxaban for a month but my face and abdomen are bloated but I haven't gained weight...will this bloating go in time. Thanks?

I am on rivaroxaban for a month but my face and abdomen are bloated but I haven't gained weight...will this bloating go in time. Thanks?

Tell your doc.: Face and abdominal swelling is not listed as a side effect of Xarelto usually. But if you have liver disease xarelto can worsen liver function, and may lead to swelling for that reason. Please call and notify your doc of your swelling right away. If it gets worse, go to the ER. ...Read more

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My stomach has been frequently bloated for several months & I don't know why. I'm 33, male, physically active, slim, and eat healthfully.

My stomach has been frequently bloated for several months & I don't know why. I'm 33, male, physically active, slim, and eat healthfully.

Could you be: Constipated? Have round or hard poops or strain to go? If they don't look like bananas no matter how often you are constipated and it breeds bloating and gas ...Read more

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