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Why do I get bloated after eating a small-medium size meal?

Why do I get bloated after eating a small-medium size meal?

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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Why do I get bloated after eating? I'm 23 and had this problem my whole life is it normal digestive process?

Why do I get bloated after eating? I'm 23 and had this problem my whole life is it normal digestive process?

No: Not at your age. First keep a food diary to see if there are specific foods triggering the problem. You may also have a hiatal hernia or some gastrointestinal motility issue. See a gastroenterologist. In meanwhile, avoid dairy for a week and see it this problem improves. ...Read more

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Why do I constantly get bloated after eating pho?

Why do I constantly get bloated after eating pho?

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

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Why do I always get bloated after eating? How do I prevent this?

Why do I always get bloated after eating? How do I prevent this?

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

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Why do I get so bloated after eating especially closer to my time of the month?

Why do I get so bloated after eating especially closer to my time of the month?

Number of reasons: This could be due to number of reasons - hormones, dyspepsia, gastritis, allergies.... Speak with your MD to get further clarity. ...Read more

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I get bloated after eating oatmeal, fresh fruit/veggies and milk. What's going on and what can I do about it?

I get bloated after eating oatmeal, fresh fruit/veggies and milk. What's going on and what can I do about it?

Try low FOD-MAP diet: The low fod-map diet identifies foods that may contribute to gassiness and bloating. Consider reduction of fod-map ingestants as part of your greater effort toward healthier eating & drinking. Especially if symptoms persist despite diet manipulation, particularly at age 57, medical evaluation is warranted and advised. ...Read more

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Always get bloated after eating cereal. What could be the reason?

Always get bloated after eating cereal. What could be the reason?

Expasnsion: Cereal often expands after it is eaten and absorbs all of the liquid that it can. Sometimes eating more slowly helps you control portion sizes and reduce a bloated feeling. If symptoms persist it would be wise to see your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes someones stomach to get sore and bloated after eating?

What causes someones stomach to get sore and bloated after eating?

Make better choices: Fast food is notorious for being low in fiber & generally high in calories from concentrated sweets & fat. Fats delay stomach emptying & promote reflux. Dietary fats also promote release of cck & substance y which alters gut sensitivity, contracts the gallbladder, & prompts the "ileal brake" which in predisposed patients causes bloating & fullness. Choose instead salads, fruits, & whole grains. ...Read more

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I get severely bloated after eating bread but not allergic to gluten?

I get severely bloated after eating bread but not allergic to gluten?

Gluten intolerance: Celiac disease from a gluten allergy affects about 1/130 americans. Gluten intolerance which is associated with all the same symptoms is much more common. ...Read more