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Car Accident And Bloated Stomach
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?
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
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
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
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
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
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?
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
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
Had a car accident last night, and I am experiencing chills and have been tired all day. My chest and stomach are bruised as a result. Any thoughts?
Get evaluated: You may have serious internal injuries and this needs to be immediately evaluated ...Read more
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?
Kicked in side by accident left stomach still feels pressure and bloat should I worry it wasn't that hard?
How long ago?: Just a few days, probably no problem. More than 7-10 days with continued symptoms may require an MD visit ...Read more
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
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.
The area in between my ribcage is bloated (and sticks out when I exhale) but it isn't painful and my stomach isn't particuLarly bloated. What is it?
Go to dr to get checked out.
Or do a consult with pictures on HT. ...Read more
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
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
I have not eaten but my stomach feels so bloated why is my stomach feeling bloated even when I don't eat
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
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
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.
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
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
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
Why do my stomach always hurt? Like I feel bloated sometimes when I don't eat a lot. And my life is stressful+I sleep a lot
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?
I have pain on left side and burning in upper abdominal. Can't eat or drink without feeling bloated & increasing pain. Any ideas?
Consider pancreas...: A problem with your pancreas could be the cause. See a doctor to evaluate it ...Read more
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
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