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Flat Stomach Turned Into A Little Bloated Belly
I'm really cauntious about my stomach. It sticks out around the belly button area.After i eat lunch it goes from little bump to huge bloated stomach. ?
I have been getting cramps around my stomach and lower abdomen, i get bloated a lot and wake up feeling a little sick. What can be the cause?
Specifics please: In what position do you feel better/ worse? What is the quality of pain--sharp, stabbing, pressure, bloating, gassiness? Where in your abdomen (right, mid, left) do you experience discomfort? Duration pain lasts? Is pain deep or superficial? Have you seen blood with stool or change in bowels? Any chance of pregnancy (sexually active)? Any bladder/uti symptoms? Ur doc will need this info 2 help. ...Read more
What can you see with a normal X-ray of belly? Abdomen constantly bloated, esp. Few in. Above belly button. I scheduled upper GI without small bowel
Plain abdomen x-rays: Show gas pattern, calcifications, bones, and some solid organs. Brief description of your symptoms suggest problem with stomach or gallbladder. Ugi series will show any thing that displaces barium contra, st inside the stomach and duodenum, and how they move the barium along. You might need further tests such as ultrasound to look at gallbladder and liver. Stick with your doctor's advice. ...Read more
I am having pain on my right side . When i press on my ribs the pain is more severe. I feel bloated and my lower abdomen seems a little swollen?
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Diahreah for 4 days, bloated, sore-feeling lower abdomen, and a little nauseus. What is thy is? Should i be concerened.
My abdomen looks bloated, but I weigh the same as before. I feel a very small lump at the top of my pubic bone area. It isn't on the other side. Help?
Exam needed: We can only speculate. I suspect its nothing terrible, but you'll need a physical exam to be sure. ...Read more
I wake up with my stomach completely flat after i eat or drink anything it gets bloated, that is that normal? Or do i need to see a doctor?
Probably normal...: ...Since you haven't described symptoms of bowel obstruction, delayed gastric emptying, or GI inflammation. Stomachs are designed to expand when you eat so if yours is close to the abdominal wall you will notice it more than if your abdominal musculature is well toned. Watch people going in & out of a restaurant--most have bigger bellies on leaving than when they entered. See doc if concerned. ...Read more
Food intolerance?: Food intolerances are amazingly common & very individualized. In one series, 10% of patients were intolerant of water! if you had celiac disease, we'd tell you to avoid gluten; if lactose intolerant we'd ask you to restrict milk products, so see if there is a common food you always consume & avoid it. If still suffering, then maybe stomach inflammation, dysmotility, or non-gi disease. See your doc. ...Read more
Gravity and diet: Good question. Probably because all night long you are digesting food from previous day and in addition standing all day lon probably has the effect of allowing retained water to extend down with gravity's help to the lowest part of your abdominal wall where as at night it has a chance to clear. Change your diet, exercise, and watch your salt intake. ...Read more
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