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Dr. Jay Yepuri
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Bloating Or Abdominal Fullness (Definition)

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Why am I so bloated after taking plan B? When am I getting my period?

Why am I so bloated after taking plan B? When am I getting my period?

Can't say when your: Next period will start. Potential Side effects w emergency contraception include menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period). Loose stools, bloating, nausea/ vomiting or abdominal pain are possible side effects. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I have been feeling fat, bloated and tired lately?

What do you suggest if I have been feeling fat, bloated and tired lately?

Take a walk: Everyday. Getting regular exercise can help relieve feelings of fatigue, bloating, and heaviness. It can also help one maintain a healthy weight. If this does not help, consider an evaluation by a healthcare professional. These could be symptoms of low thyroid function. Thyroid dysfunction is very common. Has your thyroid function be checked recently? ...Read more

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Lately, I have been feeling very bloated after I finish eating and I've been nauseous. I've noticed a decrease in my appetite. What's happening?

Lately, I have been feeling very bloated after I finish eating and I've been nauseous. I've noticed a decrease in my appetite. What's happening?

Check up: Please follow up with your primary doc to have an H. Pylori test. Have you changed your eating habits? Have foul smelling gas or lots of it? Are you under a lot of stress? ulcer? Regardless, visit your Primary for further evaluation ...Read more

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Do guys get bloated?

Do guys get bloated?

Bloating: Yes, we all get bloated...Men, women, dogs...Anyone with a stomach. ...Read more

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Why I'm I so bloated?

Don't know: Could be premenstrual. Could be dietary (dairy and grains for many people help retain fluid and lead to bloating). You could have a carbohydrate intolerance, digestive issue. See your regular md and an acupuncturist/chinese medicine practitioner. ...Read more

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Why am I always bloated?

Why am I always bloated?

See your doctor: Bloating can be caused by constipation or other gastrointestinal conditions like irritable bowel disease, parasites, or celiac disease. It can also be related to your hormonal cycle. However, it is one of the symptoms that can appear with early ovarian cancer. Please get an exam, including a gyn exam. ...Read more

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I feel bloated all the time?

I feel bloated all the time?

Lactose intolerance: Stop milk products including cheese and yogurt and see what happens in 2 days. ...Read more

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When will I stop feeling so bloated?

When will I stop feeling so bloated?

Hard to say: Initially you feel bloated because of the Progesterone rising with pregnancy, which slows the bowels down. As you get further along, the sheer size of the uterus cause pressure on the bowels causing bloating. ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel bloated for weeks?

Is it normal to feel bloated for weeks?

Feeling what you ate: Prolonged bloating could mean your GI tract is constantly producing gas from what you have been eating or your movements have not been regular. Try some probiotic and high fiber diet which is not gas-forming. Fleets enema may help. See your doctor if you do not get any relief. ...Read more

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What eases bloated ness fast? Thank you

What eases bloated ness fast? Thank you

Bloating: There is no instant relief ; time is usually the biggest cure. Sometime otc meds like gas-x (simethicon) can help. Gentle activity like walking or swimming can help gass pas through your system. Some people find a warm pad (such as the ones with rice or similar substances) that are placed in the microwave, are helpful when placed on abdomen during symptoms. Best treatment is avoiding triggers. ...Read more

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Always bloated, for two years, what to do?

Always bloated, for two years, what to do?

Go to a GI doc: A gastroenterologist will be able to help you a lot, and even help you understand why this happening to you and what you can do about it. ...Read more

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Feeling bloated and. Lose appetite for 5 days?

Feeling bloated and. Lose appetite for 5 days?

Belly bloating: There are lots of reasons for decreased appetite & bloating, & not all of them are due to the GI tract. Even "functional" syndromes may be present without underlying "disease." Your problem may be as simple as an early urinary tract infection, but best to check with your doctor for examination & treatment options so a more serious condition is not missed. ...Read more

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Pain on left lower side feel bloated at times?

Pain on left lower side feel bloated at times?

Left sided pain: Pain in the left lower quadrant can be some process affecting the colon: like colitis or diverticultis. The bladder or ureter could be infected. It can be even a problem with your low back or blood vessels in that area. ...Read more

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How can I stop myself from feeling so bloated?

Eating habits: If you are eating too much cut back. Watch out for foods that are gas producers. If all this is negative -do you have a lactose intolerance and do milk products cause the problem or have you been checked for gluten sensitivity. ...Read more

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I feel bloated and sick I've had protected sex?

I feel bloated and sick I've had protected sex?

Need more info: If you are concerned about pregnancy, read the message below:
Conception, as defined by the generation of a fertilized ovum, occurs within day or so of the sex. However, it takes about 2-3 weeks for the embryo to make enough HCG to produce a positive pregnancy test. Blood test may be done a day after a missed period. Home pregnancy tests should be done 4-5 days after the missed period. If the result is negative repeat the test in 4-5 days. Use first morning urine and follow instructions for the test carefully. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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I'm bloated and can't go to the restroom, any advice?

I'm bloated and can't go to the restroom, any advice?

Can't pee or poop?: If you can't pee get seen asap. Stay well hydrated (at least 8 - 8 ounces glasses of water per day). Try to get in 5 servings of vegetables and 4 servings of fruit per day – get that fiber in. Stay physically active if possible. There are a number of over the counter laxatives that can be taken orally to help pass retained fecal matter. See your medical provider if unable to pass stool. ...Read more

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If I feel bloated will ginger ale help me feel better?

If I feel bloated will ginger ale help me feel better?

Ginger tea instead!: Ginger is a wonderful medicinal herb with many benefits including improved digestion- see http://www. Whfoods. Com/genpage. Php? Tname=foodspice&dbid=72
but I do not recommend ginger ale- it is very high in sugars, usually including high fructose corn syrup from gmo sources- something to be avoided at all costs. Brew some fresh ginger tea with lemon & honey- more effective & avoids the toxic chemicals! ...Read more

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Every time I eat I get bloated and sick for 2-4 hours?

Every time I eat I get bloated and sick for 2-4 hours?

Bloating post eating: May be gastritis/reflux, h pylori, gallbladder or food intolerances (especially milk, gluten). Keep a diary of food you eat and if any do not cause the bloating and which do cause bloating. Follow up with doctor/urgent care ...Read more

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I cannot stand due to feeling bloated all the time. Help?

I cannot stand due to feeling bloated all the time. Help?

Get checked.: Bloating is a perplexing symptom. Sometimes it means nothing serious, but sometimes it can be a symptom of ovarian cancer.You are young for this (I am assuming you are female). See your doctor. She may wish to get a pelvic ultrasound exam to check your ovaries. She'll also want to talk to you about your diet. Good luck. ...Read more

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I feel bloated all the time. Even if I only eat 1 toasty?

I feel bloated all the time. Even if I only eat 1 toasty?

Dehydration: Excluding any sort of tropical infection or liver disease, the top cause for bloating is dehydration. Women should be drinking about 2-3 liters of water per day and men 3-4 liters. Try drinking two cups of water as soon as you wake up, and keep hydrated throughout the day, then see if bloating is relieved within a week. Good luck! ...Read more

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Feeling bloated and lose appetite for 5 days. What is this?

Feeling bloated and lose appetite for 5 days. What is this?

Seek medical care: You may have any of a number of conditions, including constipation, gastritis, stomach ulcer, or even intestinal blockage. You did not state the degree of severity of your problems. Any really bothersome symptoms that last for 5 days should be evaluated by a physician promptly. Please go to Emergency Department or Urgent Care promptly, unless you can see your physician within the next day or so. ...Read more

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Had a colonosapie 5 weeks ago and still have pain and bloated?

Had a colonosapie 5 weeks ago and still have pain and bloated?

Shouldn't be: Shouldn't be pain and bloating from colonoscopy itself. Talk to your MD who did test. ...Read more

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I cannot stand feeling bloated all the time. What should I do?

I cannot stand feeling bloated all the time. What should I do?

See ur physician: A physical exam would be needed to determine why you feel bloated... There may be something amiss physically that requires medication or treatment. Blood work and an examination will give your physician the information to make an informed decision on how to treat you.

Feel better soon... ...Read more

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Why am I constantly always bloated? What can I do to manage it?

Why am I constantly always bloated? What can I do to manage it?

Bloating: Most likely you are an air swallower as a cause of your symptoms. Pay attention to what you eat and swallow and attempt to cut down on the air you swallow. Sucking on candy or frequent drinking with swallowing air with them is a frequent cause. You can also try simethicone pills four times a day (Gas-X). If no joy see your doctor and be evaluated formally. ...Read more

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Extreme bloated and feel full pain on my left side, what is this?

Extreme bloated and feel full pain on my left side, what is this?

Could be many things: Depending on the severity, timing and location the pain could be due do food in sensitivities, problems with your gut, kidney problems, constipation or diarrhea to name a few. If the pain is severe, prolonged or just causing significant discomfort, get checked out by your primary care and they can help determine a plan of care. ...Read more

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Bloated every day No pain Never happend before Why? What can I do?

Bloated every day No pain Never happend before Why? What can I do?

Check diet: There are many reasons for bloating from poor digestion, imbalance of pH in stomach, gallbladder disease, enzyme deficiency. See what foods increase the bloating and avoid those types of foods. Check with your provider for any test they can do. There are OTC gas pills but have your provider do testing to rule out any other type of problem ...Read more