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Stomach distended more on one side than the other. What could cause this uneven bloating?

Stomach distended more on one side than the other. What could cause this uneven bloating?

Location of gas: Aerophagia (swallowed air) distends stomach & may result in burping. Also, gassiness/ stomach distension after meals can reflect: 1) partial gastric outlet obstruction due to gastritis/ulcer; 2) pyloric narrowing from scar; 3) gastroparesis due to delayed emptying of stomach (as w/diabetic gut neuropathy); 4) bacterial overgrowth in gut; 5) any malabsorption; 6) pancreatic maldigestion 7) lots more. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more


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What might cause bloating and dull achy pain in the lower abdomen/pelvic region that radiates to the back? Mostly on the right side but does change.

What might cause bloating and dull achy pain in the lower abdomen/pelvic region that radiates to the back? Mostly on the right side but does change.

Your gynecologist ca: Your gastroenterologist or gynecologist can help. There are many possibilities and the best you can do is get it clarified. You may need a CAT scan of the abdomen or other imaging to clarify your discomfort. ...Read more

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Can Seroquel (quetiapine) cause abdominal bloating? Is this a side effect?

Can Seroquel (quetiapine) cause abdominal bloating? Is this a side effect?

Seroquel (quetiapine): Different abdominal symptoms are certainly common side effects of this frog. Bloating is not specifically listed but I'm sure could by lumber under dyspepsia or abdominal pain that is listed. ...Read more

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I'm having horrible abdominal bloating & tenderness during my periods. My stomach is so distended & swollen & hurts terribly-what could be the cause?

I'm having horrible abdominal bloating & tenderness during my periods. My stomach is so distended & swollen & hurts terribly-what could be the cause?

Musculoskeletal: During menses an hormone, called relaxin, is released and causes laxity of the pelvic girdle joints. This leads to spasm of muscles attempting to stiffen the pelvis from the outside. Constant muscle spasm is painful. ...Read more

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What causes stomach bloating, right side constant pain from under ribs through the back/can feel a "clicking" sensation when pressing under ribs?

What causes stomach bloating, right side constant pain from under ribs through the back/can feel a "clicking" sensation when pressing under ribs?

Pain right side: Where you are describing pain is location of the gallbladder and liver. The gallbladder can cause pain and occasionally nausea, and bloating. The clicking could be the movement of your ribs when you are pressing in the area. If you have had persistent pain, and especially with any fever, please get evaluated. ...Read more

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Can bloating cause abdominal itching without rash? Intermittent pressure along right side. Occasional hot iron feeling prodding me when coughing.

Can bloating cause abdominal itching without rash? Intermittent pressure along right side. Occasional hot iron feeling prodding me when coughing.

Itching without rash: Certainly swelling can cause a sensation of itching. The fact that you are experiencing a hot prodding sensation with a cough might indicate a possible hernia. Please seek consultation with your doctor ...Read more

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I have pain in the left side of abdomen with bloating and constipation especially after eating carbs abdomen looks like pregnant one any suggestions?

I have pain in the left side of abdomen with bloating and constipation especially after eating carbs abdomen looks like pregnant one any suggestions?

IBS: Your most likely problem is a condition called ibs which stands for "irritable bowel syndrome". This is best managed by a GI specialist or a family md well versed in this condition. It is usually treated with diet modifications, stress management and sometimes medications. ...Read more

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Can Strep cause Lower Abdominal Bloating, Tender Sides, Constipation, Random Cough and loss of appetite? I was tested Positive for Strep.

Can Strep cause Lower Abdominal Bloating, Tender Sides, Constipation, Random Cough and loss of appetite? I was tested Positive for Strep.

Not commonly: Be aware, usually one of the hallmarks of strep throat is the lack of cough. Also, this type of infection doesn't tend to have a lot of abdominal like symptoms. If you are taking antibiotics, then it's possible your GI symptoms are related to this. Though, everyone's body is different and with an inflammatory infection like Strep you may be atypical and have GI symptoms like you mention. ...Read more

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What causes stomach growling and slight bloating? Even after I eat, not feeling nauseous. Neg preg test, got period for 4 months, not missed one.

What causes stomach growling and slight bloating? Even after I eat, not feeling nauseous. Neg preg test, got period for 4 months, not missed one.

Bloating: Those symptoms can be due to irritable bowel syndrome, gluten or lactose intolerance. Try an elimination diet and take simethicone after meals to prevent gas buildup. If symptoms persist consult a gastroenterologist for evaluation and dietary advice. ...Read more

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Bloating, heaviness lower abdomen, pelvis post ovulation with frequent urge to pee, cramps right side pelvis, h/o sex using pull out near ovulation. Cause?

Bloating, heaviness lower abdomen, pelvis post ovulation with frequent urge to pee, cramps right side pelvis, h/o sex using pull out near ovulation. Cause?

? infection: Some of your symptoms could be caused by an infection. It is best for you to get an eval and some testing to assess for an infection. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can gastritis cause upper back pain? Have pain in my left side, nausea, and bloating, which is my usual gastritis. Back pain level to the stomach pain

Can gastritis cause upper back pain? Have pain in my left side, nausea, and bloating, which is my usual gastritis. Back pain level to the stomach pain

Comorbidity: It means that two or more conditions happening in the same person. They can occur at the same time or one after the other. When you have more than one health problem, you have different health care needs and should address each separately. Start with the worst one. ...Read more

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What likely causes gnawing day-long upper stomach pain, with severe bloating and gas, and is sore to touch, just under the L.side lower rib? Thanks.

Stomach pain: Please request your doctor to check you for H pylori infection and also do an abdominal ultrasound to rule out gallstones. ...Read more

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What causes stomach pain in left side of abdomen, burning across abdomen, bloating and increased gas and belching...Constant nausea but no diarrhea?

What causes stomach pain in left side of abdomen, burning across abdomen, bloating and increased gas and belching...Constant nausea but no diarrhea?

Food intolerance: You should consult a gastroenterologist. You may have a lactose intolerence or possibly celiacs disease. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of my abdominal bloating in my upper GI area?

IBS: Abdominal bloating is considered to be a subset of irritable bowel syndrome but you will need to be evaluated for other causes like reflux, gallstones, pancreatic problems, gyn problems if female and kidney problems.
Once work up is negative options are probiotics, antispasmodics and a new treatment with antibiotic rifaximin. Consult your doctor for options. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of stomach bloating, tightness and pain after eating or drinking?

What could be the cause of stomach bloating, tightness and pain after eating or drinking?

Stomach emptying...: ...For most is 1-2 hours after liquid, 3-6 hours after solids are ingested. Carbohydrates, proteins, small frequent meals exit faster than fats &/or large meals. Medications, diabetes, neuropathies, some infections can alter stomach emptying as can mechanical delays due to stenosis &scarring of the pylorus, gallbladder disease, small bowel pathology. Get checked if post-prandial bloating persists. ...Read more

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Eating grains for me created excessive bloating on my lower stomach. After dropping grains, and reduced stress resolved this. What could be cause?

Eating grains for me created excessive bloating on my lower stomach. After dropping grains, and reduced stress resolved this. What could be cause?

Gluten senstivity: Sounds like gluten sensitivity, which goes greatly unrecognized and underdiagnosed in the us. Please see you family doctor about appropriate steps to take from here and for confirmatory testing. ...Read more

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What could cause abdominal pain, bloating, and constipation?

What could cause abdominal pain, bloating, and constipation?

Flatulence: The type of food you eat can cause a lot of gas which causes abdominal pain and bloating. If you are constipated the transit time of fecal material is low allowing gas to build up. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of terrible abdominal pain and bloating after eating high fiber foods?

What could be the cause of terrible abdominal pain and bloating after eating high fiber foods?

A lot of fiber: With inadequate fluids or excess caffeine or alcohol will cause the problems you describe. Eliminate caffeine and alcohol and drink 80-100 oz of other fluids and back down a bit on your fiber. ...Read more

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What can cause upper abdominal bloating?

What can cause upper abdominal bloating?

Get help for bloat: There are lots of reasons for abdominal bloat/pain, and not all of them are due to the GI tract. Even "functional" syndromes may be present without underlying "disease." if pain with meals consider peptic (acid), biliary, or pancreatic disease. If bleeding or tenderness is present, this suggests inflammation, ischemia, or infection. Evaluation is warranted. ...Read more

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Can hashimotos cause abdominal bloating?

Can hashimotos cause abdominal bloating?

Unlikely: Severe untreated low thyroid levels may cause this but if you are properly treated, the abdominal symptoms would be unrelated. ...Read more

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What is cause of chronic and painfull stomach bloating!

Could be several: Watch your diet. Avoid foods which make your symptoms worse. Eat small portions and avoid eating large meals at a time. Try over the counter probiotics. You need a GI evaliation if symptoms have been going on for some time. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What causes lower abdominal bloating after very little eating/drinking?

Irritible bowels: Irritable bowel sysndrome causes all your anxiety to play out in your gut. If you are unaware that you are not coping well with your troubles or good fortune either way your abdomen will let you know. Meditation is quite helpful as well as insight and a routine exercise schedule. Avoid drugs that slow the gut such as valium, pain pills or smoking. Carbonated drinks contribute to bloating also. ...Read more

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I'm having acute abdominal pains with bloating, right side has pinching pain?

I'm having acute abdominal pains with bloating, right side has pinching pain?

Doctor can evaluate: There are many causes of abdominal pains, so a doctor will have to get the whole story and do an exam. How tummy pains are related to headaches will be part of the evaluation. Gastritis, heartburn, reflux, or other acidity problem causes pain. Liver, gallbladder, gallstone, and appendix problems can cause pain. Constipation, diarrhea, pancreatitis, and kidney diseases can cause pain. List is long. ...Read more

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Pain in lower left side accompanied by bloating in the stomach, should I be worried?

See your MD: It can be as simp;e a case of constipation or some thing as inflamtion of colon etc. So better consult your Doctor ...Read more

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Can ab 12 deficiency cause abdominal bloating?

Yes it's possible.: Follow up with ur pcp and GI if symptoms worsen. Take care! Http://www. M.webmd. Com/food-recipes/guide/vitamin-b12-deficiency-symptoms-causes. Http://www. M.webmd. Com/heartburn-gerd/tc/gas-bloating-and-burping-topic-overview. ...Read more

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Can dehydration cause bloating of the lower stomach?

Can dehydration cause bloating of the lower stomach?

It can but rarely: Unusual. You may be constipated or certain foods are not agreeing with you. ...Read more

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Will gonorrhea cause abdominal bloating?

No: Gonorrhea does not cause abdominal bloating. If it involves the internal female organs then it can cause severe pelvic pain and tenderness. ...Read more

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Is stomach bloating related to fatty liver? What are the main causes?

Is stomach bloating related to fatty liver? What are the main causes?

Stomach bloating: No. Stomach bloating can have multiple causes starting with diet, food indiscretions, to conditions such as gastroparesis and irritable bowel. ...Read more

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My stomach starts bloating and I feel and see movement in my stomach what can cause this?

My stomach starts bloating and I feel and see movement in my stomach what can cause this?

Depends: Partial obstruction can cause these symptoms. However, given that you are on pain medications that do not seem to be related to your symptoms, it would be prudent to see your doctor. ...Read more

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I feel a weird tightness or bloating on the right side of my Stomach, it’s been like it for like 2 weeks now.

I feel a weird tightness or bloating on the right side of my Stomach, it’s been like it for like 2 weeks now.

Right side bloating: Could be gastritis with or without H pylori a bacteria or could be gall bladder or constipation.If lower right side could be appendix.. Rarely could be kidney or pneumonia, Follow up with doc over next 24 hours ...Read more

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Is bloating caused by ovarian can. Something that doesn't go down or could it be waking with a smaller stomach then getting more bloated thru the day?

Is bloating caused by ovarian can. Something that doesn't go down or could it be waking with a smaller stomach then getting more bloated thru the day?

Ovarian cancer: Distension of the abdomen from ovarian cancer or its complications would not fluctuate noticeably overnight. Gaseous distension or benign fluid retention may. If you still have concerns have an examination by a physician and, if deemed advisable, an ultrasound test of the pelvis can be done to reassure you. ...Read more

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Can sudafed cause bloating and tightness in abdomen?

Possibly: Sudafed is pseudoephedrine, which has some similar activities on the parasympathetic (involuntary) nervous system; it may increase the pulse, increase blood pressure (usually at higher doses than 30mg); it's possible that in some people it may increase peristaltic movements of the bowel muscles, and thereby cause some bloating and a sensation of tightness. ...Read more