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What Can Cause Bloating Of The Stomach
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
Eating grains for me created excessive bloating on my lower stomach. After dropping grains, and reduced stress resolved this. What could be cause?
It can but rarely: Unusual. You may be constipated or certain foods are not agreeing with you. ...Read more
Is there anything i can take to prevent a bloated stomach, are there certain foods that cause bloating?
Maybe IBS, but...: The GI tract has a very limited # of symptoms to signal its distress--nausea/vomiting, diarrhea/constipation, bloating, pain, fullness, bleeding, etc. As you know, many of these characterize ibs, but are also seen with inflammatory, infectious, ischemic, malabsorptive, and functional disorders. Directed lab work, imaging, biopsies, stool studies are appropriate in excluding non-ibs pathology. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not likely.: It is often given to cure exactly the symptoms you describe. The reason you took it? Could this be the source of your symptoms? ...Read more
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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