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My stomach feels bloated all the time even though I don't eat, what could cause this?

My stomach feels bloated all the time even though I don't eat, what could cause this?

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 seems to be ongoing.

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I have not eaten but my stomach feels so bloated why is my stomach feeling bloated even when I don't eat

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I have not eaten but my stomach feels so bloated why is my stomach feeling bloated even when I don't eat

Easy: Take 4 dulcolax tablets (all 4 as one dose). At night. Next morning you will have good bm and will clean your system. Then take Reglan (metoclopramide) 10 mg one tablet every night for 2 weeks and when needed.

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I have diverticalites. I recently moved to Mexico. My stomach as extrnded And I feel bloated all the time. To the point I don't want to eat dinner.

I have diverticalites. I recently moved to Mexico. My stomach as extrnded And I feel bloated all the time. To the point I don't want to eat dinner.

Diverticulitis: The change in your diet is likely making your GI condition worse. Please continue to see your doctor and also experiment by observing what foods make things worse or better. Consider taking a probiotic such as the Doctor Ohira brand. Peace and good health.

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I am bloated and have a hard stomach, nausea and when I don't eat I feel like something scratching my stomach?

I am bloated and have a hard stomach, nausea and when I don't eat I feel like something scratching my stomach?

Symptoms vs. Reality: Symptoms are interpretations of the person who perceives them (within their brain? Mind) & only possible clues as to what is happening. Better diagnoses (just labels, not necessarily accurate or useful for solutions) also require signs (exam, lab findings, etc.) in order to offer reasonable guesses as to what might be happening. Medicine is not magical; physicians are only detectives, at best.

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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.

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I have dry stomach every time if I eat any food and it gets bloated too. What could this be?

I have dry stomach every time if I eat any food and it gets bloated too. What could this be?

Dry stomach?: You could be having some difficulty with digestive enzymes that leads to bloating. Also you could have an inflammation of your stomach and/or esophageal lining that leads to discomfort. Please see your primary care physician about this so your problems can be investigated and helped. Best wishes.

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My stomach is extremely bloated and hurting bad! Every time I eat it hurts more. What should I do?

My stomach is extremely bloated and hurting bad! Every time I eat it hurts more. What should I do?

See your doc: May need to go to the emergency department to be evaluated for blockage.

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Why does my stomach feel bloated at the end of the day with almost everything I eat? If I eat the same thing, sometimes it makes me bloated and sometimes it doesn't. I tend to eat a lot of vegetables and I try to avoid grains, though I do eat them occasi

Why does my stomach feel bloated at the end of the day with almost everything I eat? If I eat the same thing, sometimes it makes me bloated and sometimes it doesn't. I tend to eat a lot of vegetables and I try to avoid grains, though I do eat them occasi

These: These symptoms can range from simple reflux disease to gallbladder issues. The diagnosis can vary quite widely and requires further diagnostic testing to properly evaluate. Would suggest seeing your primary physician or a gastroenterologist.

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My stomach and chest feel hollow all day, like I need to eat but can never get full. Even after I eat and am bloated. What could it be?

My stomach and chest feel hollow all day, like I need to eat but can never get full. Even after I eat and am bloated. What could it be?

Need more info: You should be seen, a full history obtained and examined by preferably an internist or family practitioner first, and then if necessary referred to an appropriate subspecialist (perhaps a GI doc). Do not wait on this. You should be diagnosed, and managed soon. Hope you are better quickly. Good luck.

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My stomach has been frequently bloated for several months & I don't know why. I'm 33, male, physically active, slim, and eat healthfully.

My stomach has been frequently bloated for several months & I don't know why. I'm 33, male, physically active, slim, and eat healthfully.

Could you be: Constipated? Have round or hard poops or strain to go? If they don't look like bananas no matter how often you are constipated and it breeds bloating and gas

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Why does my stomach get bloated after I eat?

Food: Some food can cause the problem. You can pay attention to which specific food you ate and cause it and try to avoid. If symptom persist and you can not really tell what kind the food cause it, then there's problem you should see a doctor.

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When I eat certain foods I get bloated then a pain in my stomach what can cause this?

When I eat certain foods I get bloated then a pain in my stomach what can cause this?

Food intolerances: Milk, eggs, wheat, soybeans, fish, crustacean shellfish, tree nuts, peanuts cause 90 % of food allergic reactions. Up to 15 million americans suffer from food allergies & must avoid not only certain foods but any ingredient that contains proteins derived from them. In some cases, anaphylaxis can result. See http:/boston. Com/lifestyle/health/blog/nutrition; also healthtap answers re: hypoglycemia.

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Stomach always feels bloated and hard even if I eat very little, but have no problem going to bathroom?

Stomach always feels bloated and hard even if I eat very little, but have no problem going to bathroom?

Your symptoms are: Very nonspecific. It will not be possible to "diagnose" you over the internet. It would be appropriate to make an appointment with a health care provider for evaluation and testing.

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My stomach gets more bloated in the afternoon & evenings & after I eat. Above the naval area. What can I do about it?

Diet habits: You are female and 62. You note bloating after meals. Your dietary habits may be the cause. Record what you are eating and see if reducing or eliminating can make it better. Your doctor can help. Celiac disease or gluten intolerance is possible and blood test is available.

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When ever I eat my food get stuck in upper abdomen since 1 month and feel very uncomfortable and bloated from upper abd?

When ever I eat my food get stuck in upper abdomen since 1 month and feel very uncomfortable and bloated from upper abd?

Hiatal hernia?: You should talk to your dr or a gastroenterologist, as you likely have a hiatal hernia--when portion of stomach slips above diaphragm and food can get stuck there for minutes to hours--usually associated with pain, and risk for tissue injury. Medications can help, surgery occasionally needed, depending on severity of symptoms.

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My stomach feels extremely bloated when I eat small portions of food, what's wrong. It's also very painful when this happens.

My stomach feels extremely bloated when I eat small portions of food, what's wrong. It's also very painful when this happens.

Gastroparesis or?: Gastroparesis means a slow-emptying stomach. Causes may be mechanical (obstruction, or the stomach outlet narrowed from healing of past inflammation, treated by endoscopic dilation), post-inflammatory (due to swelling of the stomach lining from ulcers, treated with acid blockers), or neurologic (as with diabetes). By the way, any chance of an eating disorder?

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