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Why Do I Get Bloated After Eating
Much more info: From what you've provided, it is impossible to tell you anything. Think for a moment and revise your question. Tell us more about yourself and your body. What foods you eat, how much, how often, what manner (fast, at a table, restaurant, w/ family?) what sort of sick? (bloat, burp, vomit, constipation/loose bowels) is this new? Anyone else in family have it? Etc., . ...Read more
Depends: The answer depends on several issues. Is it all foods, some food, trigger foods, how long has this been going on, other symptoms, are you anxious, etc. It could be food poisoning, could be a simple viral gastroenteritis, could be irritable bowel sydrome-d (ibs-d). If perisits, you need to see a dr. For a clinical exam and the dignosis. Best wishes. ...Read more
Blood pooling: Some people, after eating might feel dizzy as most of the blood goes around GI system to help food digest ie less blood going to the brain and some might feel dizzy. You might lie down after a meal for 1/2 hour to see if that is helpful. If symptoms persist, please do see an md. Best of luck. ...Read more
Dyspepsia : The most common causes of indigestion are eating too much or too fast, Acid Reflux, gastritis, gastric ulcer, Functional dyspepsia (motility problem of stomach). Dyspepsia is common among patients with UC. Also Gluten sensitivity is common among patients with UC which may cause Dyspepsia. Talk to your Gasteroenterologist. ...Read more
Pho...: By "pho" - i assume you mean the vietnamese soup. You may be bloated due to the amount of liquid in it as well as fresh veggies which can stimulate gas production. See your physician if concerned about chronic bloating versus pain. ...Read more
Seek medical care: Your question suggests that you are nauseated often, especially when you are hungry or just before mealtimes but that eating tends to make your nausea worse. If that is what you mean then you may have any of a number of conditions - stomach ulcers, stomach irritation such as gastritis, acid reflux, and even gallbladder and pancreas disorders. Please see a physician soon. ...Read more
Expasnsion: Cereal, starches, and other foods often expand after it is eaten and absorbs all of the liquid that it can. Sometimes eating more slowly helps you control portion sizes and reduce that bloated feeling. If symptoms persist it would be wise to see your doctor. ...Read more
No LES/Acid: You many have many reasons for this but apparently your lower esophageal sphincter (les) is not working and/or you have an overproducton of acid. Severe gerd (gastroesophageal reflux) needs evaluation with an endoscopy and treatment for findings and underlying causes. Usually a ppi (prilosec type drug) is used and maybe an h-2 (zantac (ranitidine) type). You need evaluation and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Problem eating fish: Dietary triggers for GI symptoms are individualized; it's worthwhile keeping a food diary to see if correlates with certain foods. In general, gut stimulants (caffeine) & dietary fats often precipitate IBS-like complaints. About a third of IBS patients tolerate poorly dietary fiber sources. How your fish is prepared may be more important from the perspective of symptoms than that it is fish. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Snack High In Carbs?: If you eat anything high in carbs it causes a rush of Insulin which then drives your blood sugar too low and you can get "hypoglycemic" even just after eating! basic rule you must not eat a greater than 2:1 ratio carbohydrate to protein intake at any time. If you try this and still stay symptomatic you should seek medical testing and evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Air & Reactions: Bloating can be from swallowing considerable air while eating &/or carbonated drinks releasing co2 after ingested. Can also be from personal reactions to certain foods. Change what you eat, stop co2 drinks, walk after eating, etc. There are many other possibilities: e.g. Emotions changing intestinal function, adhesions, excess abdominal fat around organs, diabetes mellitus with gastroparesis, etc. ...Read more
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