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What are the causes of a hard abdomen - feel bloated and horrendous pain?

What are the causes of a hard abdomen - feel bloated and horrendous pain?

Diagnosis ?: If you have severe abdominal pain with hardened abdomen - it is important to ensure that you don't have a surgical abdomen. This would warrant urgent assessment. ...Read more

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Why does my stomach stay bloated?

Why does my stomach stay bloated?

Constipation vs . . : Stomach is just one organ in abdominal cavity. But if you're bloated, it may be due to constipation (which can happen despite regular stools), gastric outlet issues, gluten sensitivity & other food allergies. Try an elimination diet to determine if you have specific food intolerance. You didn't mention your gender but female organs can cause bloating. Check in w/your family physician for evaluatio. ...Read more

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Why is my stomach bloated all the time?

Why is my stomach bloated all the time?

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 "disease." check with your doctor for examination & treatment options, particularly since your problem seems to be ongoing. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a bloated stomach?

What are the causes of a bloated stomach?

Find the cause: Many different things can cause stomach bloat. True bloating due to a large amount of gas can best be avoided by avoiding the foods, activities that cause the gas accumulation. Many other things feel like bloating but may be due to inflammation or adhesions or gallstone problems etc. See your primary to figure out the cause of your symptoms http://digestive.Niddk.Nih.Gov/ddiseases/pubs/gas/. ...Read more

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What's the solution to a bloated stomach?

What's the solution to a bloated stomach?

Bloating: Bloating is a symptom, that can happen from various conditions, including pud, hpylori gastrutis, giardia, bacterial overgrowth of small intestine, gastroparesis, celiac disease, ibd, ibs. Identify the underlying proble, and treatment of underlying problem will help resolve bloating. ...Read more

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How come i always have a bloated stomach?

How come i always have a bloated stomach?

Find the cause: Many different things can cause stomach "bloat". True bloating due to a large amount of gas can best be avoided by avoiding the foods, activities that cause the gas accumulation. Many other things feel like bloating but may be due to inflammation or adhesions or gallstone problems etc. See your primary to figure out the cause of your symptoms http://digestive.Niddk.Nih.Gov/ddiseases/pubs/gas/. ...Read more

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What's causing my stomach to look bloated?

Causes of bloating: There are lots of reasons for gassiness & bloating, & not all of them are due to the GI tract. Even "functional" syndromes may be present without underlying "disease." however psbo (paralyzed gut) due to metabolic & inflammatory conditions nearby (like an untreated infection of gyne or urinary tract) must be considered. See doctor, esp. If no relief from otc simethicone, beano, & dietary changes. ...Read more

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What could I do to cure a bloated stomach?

What could I do to cure a bloated stomach?

Find the cause: Many different things can cause stomach bloating true bloating due to a large amount of gas can best be avoided by avoiding the foods, activities that cause the gas accumulation. Many other things feel like bloating but may be due to inflammation or adhesions or gallstone problems etc. See your primary to figure out the cause of your symptoms http://digestive.Niddk.Nih.Gov/ddiseases/pubs/gas/. ...Read more

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What can I do to clear my bloated stomach?

What can I do to clear my bloated stomach?

Simethicone no soda: There are some otc medications like simethicone containing compounds you can try. Limit the fiber in your diet and any carbonation. High fiber diets are very healthy and good for your intestines however you do produce alot of gas with that diet. ...Read more

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How long does a bloated stomach last usually?

How long does a bloated stomach last usually?

Depends on cause...: There are lots of reasons for abdominal bloating ; many are not due to the GI tract. Bowel "problems" often accompany GI disorders--whether functional or "organic." if pain with meals consider peptic (acid), biliary, pancreatic disease, maldigestion/ malabsorption, sibo. If bleeding or tenderness is present, this suggests inflammation, ischemia, or infection ; certainly warrants evaluation. ...Read more

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How long does a bloated stomach last usually?

How long does a bloated stomach last usually?

Depends on cause...: There are lots of reasons for abdominal bloating ; many are not due to the GI tract. Bowel "problems" often accompany GI disorders--whether functional or "organic." if pain with meals consider peptic (acid), biliary, pancreatic disease, maldigestion/ malabsorption, sibo. If bleeding or tenderness is present, this suggests inflammation, ischemia, or infection & certainly warrants evaluation. ...Read more

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When a stomach is bloated is it hard or flabby?

When a stomach is bloated is it hard or flabby?

Generally firmer: When we consider 'bloating' it usually is consistent with a firmer distended abdomen. ...Read more

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Bloated feeling to the left side of my stomach?

Bloated feeling to the left side of my stomach?

Nondiagnostic: This is a nonspecific symptom and thus is nondiagnostic. Symptoms which would warrant a physician's evaluation would be persistent discomfort, abdominal tenderness,distended abdomen,vomiting or significant bowel disturbances. You may simply have mild gaseous entrapment but if it doesn't resolve,get examined by your MD. ...Read more

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What is the best way to releve a bloated stomach?

What is the best way to releve a bloated stomach?

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 may be ongoing. ...Read more

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What can I do to make my bloated stomach go down?

What can I do to make my bloated stomach go down?

Bloated stomach: These symptoms can be from excess gas production, which can be helped by anti gas over the counter preperations. If this persists you may need to see a gastorenterologist for further work up. ...Read more

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Which type of foods to eat for a bloated stomach?

Which type of foods to eat for a bloated stomach?

Go see your doc: Bloated stomach may be due to many things, like h. Pylori or reflux or celiac disease or chronic gastritis. Go see your doc. ...Read more

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