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Is it possible for your stomach to burst when you eat too much?

Is it possible for your stomach to burst when you eat too much?

Usually not.: Overdistension of the stomach usually does not lead to rupture, unless there is some external force that compresses an already distended stomach. Of course if there has been some injury to the stomach that has caused a weakened area in the wall then it is likely to tear in this area if stretched too tightly. Most times the distension of the stomach will become uncomfortable enough that you stop ...Read more

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It's it bad to eat raw rice? People say it will swell up and your stomach would burst is that true ?

It's it bad to eat raw rice? People say it will swell up and your stomach would burst is that true ?

Raw rice is not good: Raw rice will swell up when it absorbs the fluid that is in your stomach and your intestine. A small amount will not hurt you but more than a small amount could make your stomach and intestine very uncomfortable because it will form a pasty mass and could distend the area where it is located too much and potentially could plug the exit of the stomach to the rest of the intestine. Don't eat raw.i ...Read more

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Does bloating make your stomach feel like it's about to burst after you eat? I'm on my period also.

Does bloating make your stomach feel like it's about to burst after you eat? I'm on my period also.

Kinda: "about to burst" is a bit of a push, but it can make you uncomfortable. Try not to speak figuratively when talking to a doctor. If you truly feel your "about to burst" get to a doctor. ...Read more

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What causes a stomach to burst?

What causes a stomach to burst?

Trauma.: Only reason for stomach to burst is trauma - penetrating trauma (bullet or knife) or really severe blunt trauma on a full stomach. A really rare cause is high pressure from reactions in the stomach which produce large amounts of gas. Sometimes one can have an ulcer or a cancer or a corrosive ingestion which erodes the lining of the stomach but this would really not be a "burst. ...Read more

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The alien inside me is ready to burst out of my stomach, any tips before this happens?

The alien inside me is ready to burst out of my stomach, any tips before this happens?

See your Doctor: Abdominal pain can have many complex causes. You need a physical exam to try and figure this out. Please see your doctor. If the pain is severe go to an ER. ...Read more

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Sharp acute pains in abdominal. Already had appendix removed, but feels the same as a burst appendix. Help?

Sharp acute pains in abdominal. Already had appendix removed, but feels the same as a burst appendix. Help?

Go to ER: Many causes of an acute abdomen. Since you have experience this before you should seek immediate medical eval. since you know the symptoms ...Read more

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During aerobic exercise i get a heavy pain inside my stomach - like its going to burst. If i push on my stomach a sharp pain travels to my back.

During aerobic exercise i get a heavy pain inside my stomach - like its going to burst. If i push on my stomach a sharp pain travels to my back.

Abd pain w/ exercise: Abdominal pain with exercise may be due to exercise-related transient abdominal pain (etap), gerd, intesntial ischemia, angina equivalent & others conditions. Diaphragmatic ligamentous stress or ischemia is possible since it connects from the visceral pleura of the abdomen to the back. The symptoms described in this question are not classic for any of the possibilities mentioned. Consult your dr. ...Read more

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