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How much should I worry about bloating?

How much should I worry about bloating?

Not much: Reasons to be worried: blood in your stool, paun that awakens you, change in the shape of your stool, weight loss, nausea & vomiting. ...Read more

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Can stress and worry affect the abdomen/stomach and cause bloating?

Can stress and worry affect the abdomen/stomach and cause bloating?

Stress: Many chronic problem could be exacerbated by stress, like irritable bowel syndrome symptoms can be exacerbated by stress also. ...Read more

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Missed pill one weekend, took pill hour late the week, protected sex the next weekend. Bloating week before and cramping day or 2 before period.Worry?

Missed pill one weekend, took pill hour late the week, protected sex the next weekend. Bloating week before and cramping day or 2 before period.Worry?

Why worry here?: You've described pretty nonspecific symptoms, but if you could be pregnant then at least check a home pregnancy test. If negative, then re-examine if your current sexual practice puts you at risk of future pregnancy (wanted or otherwise). ...Read more

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Bloating and cramping after sexual intercourse. Is this something serious or is it nothing to worry about ?

Bloating and cramping after sexual intercourse. Is this something serious or is it nothing to worry about ?

Not normal: I recommend am exam, pap, cultures and ultrasound by your gyn should not have those symptoms after sex. ...Read more

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I always have bowel disturbances, bloating and flatulence,chronic constipation as well. Should I worry about this ?

I always have bowel disturbances, bloating and flatulence,chronic constipation as well. Should I worry about this ?

Adjust diet: most of this problem related to diet, you may need to talk to a doctor about the changes you must make. High fiber diet, less fat and oil. Lossing weight helps if you are overweight. And increase activity helps. If this problems continues, in long run it will become a problem- you can get diverticulosis, hemorrhoids etc ...Read more

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Had an appendectomy 2.5 weeks ago. Did heavy lifting 2 days ago; now abdomen hurts. More pain plus gas and bloating after eating now. Should i worry?

Had an appendectomy 2.5 weeks ago. Did heavy lifting 2 days ago; now abdomen hurts. More pain plus gas and bloating after eating now. Should i worry?

Probably not but....: If you are passing gas and having bowel movements that is reassuring but in anyone with recent surgery who finds themselves suddenly having worsening abdominal pain it would be prudent to see their primary care provider or general surgeon who did the surgery if the pain worsens or persists. ...Read more

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I am diagnosed with hpylori i have taken tripe therapy one month back still have gas problem acidity reduced no vomiting but bloating and gas so worry?

Keep up with GI: Keep following up with the GI Dr. as now that you have taken care of the H.Pylori issues, the gas and bloating can be assessed and treated. Best wishes. ...Read more