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Doctor insights on: Upper Belly Bloating

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What commonly causes belly bloating?

What commonly causes belly bloating?

Belly bloating: There are lots of reasons for abdominal discomfort & 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 the urinary tract)must be considered & addressed. Check with your doctor for examination & treatment options. ...Read more

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Does bloating cause a bulge in the abdomen?

Does bloating cause a bulge in the abdomen?

Yes: Te cause of the bloating is important, gas, overweight, pregnant, etc. Most cases are benign. If you are sexually active, could you be pregnant? Any digestive disorders in your history, your family's history? If it persists more than a month or is otherwise progressive, see a physician. ...Read more

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What causes bloating in the abdomen after peeing?

What causes bloating in the abdomen after peeing?

Unusual: If the urinary bladder is abnormally distended, the lower abdomen or suprarpubic area would be distended before but not after urination unless the bladder is incompletely emptied. Abdominal distension only after urination would be difficult to explain. Some other causes of a distended abdomen include gastrointestinal gas accumulation, free fluid in the abdominal cavity, enlargement of organs,aneu ...Read more

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I always feel I have a bloating abdomen?

I always feel I have a bloating abdomen?

Bloating: Don't drink fluids while eating, don't eat fast, avoid dairy products & wheat, avoid fizzy drinks & too much sugar/salt, don't chew gum, avoid apples/peaches/pears, avoid gasy foods such as beans/cabbage/onions/broccoli/asparagus/brussel sprouts, eat more fiber. ...Read more

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How can I prevent belly bloating?

How can I prevent belly bloating?

It depends: Bloating might be related to your diet (gas-producing fiber such as beans or cauliflower), which can be avoided by taking beano, etc. It could also be caused by constipation, which might require more fiber, fruits, and vegetables. Depending on your age, it could also be a symptom of other disorders such as irritable bowel or even colon or ovarian cancer. See your doc if it continues! ...Read more

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What should I do about pain in upper left abdomen + bloating?

What should I do about pain in upper left abdomen + bloating?

Abdominal pain: A.Change in bowel habits to include left upper abdominal pain may be nothing more than constipation. However, at age 41, it should be evaluated by colonoscopy. ...Read more

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Super bad pains in abdomen comes and goes also bloating and gas?

Super bad pains in abdomen comes and goes also bloating and gas?

Could be serious: These are symptoms that can be due to something serious as bowel obstruction. On the other hand, irritable bowel syndrome can manifest as you described. Please see your doctor. ...Read more