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What are the causes of a bloated stomach?

What are the causes of a bloated stomach?

Find the cause: Many different things can cause stomach bloat. True bloating due to a large amount of gas can best be avoided by avoiding the foods, activities that cause the gas accumulation. Many other things feel like bloating but may be due to inflammation or adhesions or gallstone problems etc. See your primary to figure out the cause of your symptoms http://digestive.Niddk.Nih.Gov/ddiseases/pubs/gas/. ...Read more

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My stomach gets so bloated it hurts to wear pants. What could cause this?

My stomach gets so bloated it hurts to wear pants. What could cause this?

Bloating.: Bloating is usually due to a digestive issue, which could arise from the small intestines or biliary tract (gallbladder, pancreas). We might be able to infer a cause based on what foods cause the bloating (fatty foods, dairy, gluten-containing foods), but some testing may be in order to fully elucidate a cause. ...Read more

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I stay bloated and my stomach sticks out pretty far. What could cause this?

I stay bloated and my stomach sticks out pretty far. What could cause this?

Abdominal swelling: When you say "swelling" are you relating your abdominal circumference to feelings of distension, fluid retention, constipation, overeating, or do you feel pregnant? Hard to answer your question without further information and clarity. Over what period of time have you noted the swelling--minutes or months, and what are your underlying medical problems (alcohol, liver disease, gut problems...)? ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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My stomach/tummy is bloated. What can cause this?

My stomach/tummy is bloated. What can cause this?

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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What could cause stomach bloated/bulge in stomach. All possiblilties please. Thanks?

Many things: Many things may cause a feeling of bloating or bulging in the stomach. Medications and inadequate fluid intake are a common cause of this feeling which is associated with constipation. Does anything make the bloating better or worse? See your doctor for a proper history and physical. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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Can stress cause your stomach to feel funny. I don't feel bloated my stomach just rumbles a lot and it does it a lot lately.

Can stress cause your stomach to feel funny. I don't feel bloated my stomach just rumbles a lot and it does it a lot lately.

Yes: Stress is a very potent stomach agitator! If you have worsening symptoms or additional symptoms, you should see your doc for an assessment to be sure! ...Read more