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Hard And Distended Stomach After Heart Surgery
I had diastisrecti & umbilical hernia when pregnant. 2nt abdomen is distended, bloated and gurgly and feels odd. Some gas lots of pressure. concerns?
Open intervention on the heart to correct congenital cardiac anomalies, repair replace heart valves, ascending aortic dissection repair, coronary bypass, heart transplant, surgical removal of heart tumors, ventricular assist devices, cox maze procedures to cure atrial fibrillation, repair of trauma to the heart. Repair of iatrogenic injuries to heart, heart-lung ...Read more
LUQ for five days off/on pain/pressure, spasms when I breathe deep. Over stomach area and where spleen lies. Stomach feels full and gassy. Stomach?
Can pushing too hard on my stomach and intestines during a bowel movement cause an abdominal aortic aneurysm since I'm so skinny?
Aneurysms are: usually formed as a consequence of arterial wall weakening from severe atherosclerotic disease or certain genetic or congenital dysfunctions of the fibrous supportive tissues of the vessels. Extreme uncontrolled hypertension could theoretically contribute to aneurysm formation but usually only in the setting of concomitant atherosclerotic disease. ...Read more
Above my bellybutton the pain after incarcerated abd wall surgery when ever I eat or drink. Very painful?
Post gastric bypass and hiatial hernia surgery pain, tachacardic, and short of breath after eating along with pain in stomach and back diagnosis?
Had a ruptured appendix surgery before four years. still my stomach is distended and gas problem.Is my stomach going to be distended forever ?
My bowels are awakening after laparoscopic surgery (blocked intestine) a week ago but why does stomach keepfilling with gas/bile & vomiting every 24hr?
Call your Surgeon: Vomiting after surgery for a small bowel obstruction warrants a call to your surgeon. Common causes include a recurrent obstruction (esp if you are not passing gas from below) or an ileus, often in response to narcotic pain medication. Hope it's just a false alarm. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My stomach bloats up immediately after eating and I cant sit comfortably . Nine years ago had surgery for gangrene in small intestine?
I have had a lot of testing done, and I have bile reflux , weak les valve, and weak esophagus motility. Crying makes the muscles hurt around valve. Intraadominal pressure makes worse. Why?
Difficult: Why was the testing done, recurrent nausea, let's say. Are you crying all the time? Are you having insomnia, daytime fatigue and panic attacks? One good drug that if often overlooked is Mirtazapine before bed. It helps insomnia, nausea and mood. The's may help? I an not sure about the "valve" but let's say where your stomach and esophagus meet doesn't close well. Reflux is a problem, prilosec. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi my stomach is always hard and feels bloated I empty bowel regular! Sometimes I need empty bowels 3/4 time day
Main worry hard stomach ?
R/O IBS: IBS = irritable bowel syndrome is a diagnosis of exclusion. SX can be managed You need a full exam and blood work. Especially screen for H pylori . Also stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/hpylori . you also need a baseline EGD/COLO. While you are getting these items checked out you should stick to a gluten free high fiber diet . Ie gutbliss.com and Wholeapproach.com. Also 64-80oz water ...Read more
I need enema to have BM. Lax upset my stomach. Bloating and gurgling in stomach. Loss of app & feel full after eating. Colonoscopy normal. ?
Does sibo cause slow transit in small intestine? My small intestine seems still full and bloated after a meal for 12 hrs giving me rumblings in legs.
?other way around...: There's no standard symptoms, but SIBO may result from altered gut motility. Breath testing is usually diagnostic in identifying SIBO. For others, symptom response to empiric antibiotics aimed at treating suspected SIBO may be helpful. Assessing & treating why your gut may be sluggish should reduce your risk of post-treatment SIBO recurrence however. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
That sounds normal -: To me. The mesh and scar tissue both would cause hardness/tightening of the abdo wall. In my opinion that was the aim of the procedure, to prevent the diastasis from recurring. ...Read more
Burning between breast, full feeling. Went to Er, gall bladder removed. Now alot of gurgling sounds in stomach, constipation and shoulder pain. Norm?
Gi dr after upper GI says my hh is pressing on my vagus nerves ? Causing heart palms and so e chest pain after eating big meals is this possible?
Possible.: Strange things may happen in medicine. This is one potential explanation for CP which seems to be related to meals. ...Read more
Vomiting bile on an empty stomach. Feeling full. Unable to eat, drink very small amounts. Had laparoscopy four days ago. Should i go to the er?
Ileus: 4 days after laparoscopy for any reason, the most likely thing is slow movement or none of your intestines. It is too soon to have structural small bowel obstruction but ileus is a functional obstruction. Go to md or ed since you have to make sure you are not getting dehydrated. Some pain meds can do it if given after surgery. So go have evaluation and give all your meds. ...Read more
After breast surgery, bloating is high. During abdominal & anterior rib palpation there's a gaseous/fluid feeling akin to gas bubbles.
Had nissenfundoplication and having gurgling in chest after eating and also have flutter in my sternum don't no if its heart palpi or esophogus spasms?
On/off stabbing pain on various areas of chest & chin, belching and churning stomach after meals. Is this due to stress, heart or stomach issues?
Unlikely your heart: Given your age and the way you describe the symptoms, this is unlikely to be your heart. It is much more likely due to gerd, which could be provoked by the Ibuprofen and amoxicillin. You could consider taking Tums and Pepcid (famotidine) for a few days and see where that gets u. Also, you could switch from Ibuprofen to Acetaminophen for pain. Good luck. ...Read more
A distended stomach results from air in bowel loops. Air in the colon can result in bloat. The passage of gas can relieve this. Air in small bowel is less common and is indicative of some other process such as obstruction or crohn's. This is more concerning and needs work-up. Motility disorders can also cause bloat such as gastroparesis which also ...Read more
An enlarging abdomen over what is normal for you, can develop over a period of hours to weeks. This excludes obesity, common causes are gas in the intestine, fluid in the abdomen, pregnancy, and rarely cancer. A CAT scan or ultrasound will show what is going on. Would be helpful to know if there are other symptoms, such as pain, ...Read more
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