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Why is my stomach always hard bloated and sore ? Could this be ibs

Why is my stomach always hard bloated and sore ? Could this be ibs

Yes, but...: 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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Why is my stomach always hard & bloated as if i were to be pregnant .. But I am not ?

Why is my stomach always hard & bloated as if i were to be pregnant .. But I am not ?

Hormones or IBS: Sometimes women have bloating in their cycle secondary to hormones, typically right before a menstrual cycle. Women could also have ibs or inflammatory bowel syndrome. Definitely see your doctor if you're worried as diet and other environmental changes could help this go away if it's bothering you. ...Read more

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Why is my stomach hard almost all the time almost kinda bloated to ? Obesity?

Why is my stomach hard almost all the time almost kinda bloated to ? Obesity?

Possibly: Seeing as to how you've had a number of tests, including a mri, the complaint of a bloated abdomen is likely not to be serious, given your age and presumed lack of findings on mri. If you are overweight, this can certainly account for a "bloated" abdomen. You should sit down with your physician to discuss the findings of the tests you have had done already before doing others. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a hard abdomen - feel bloated and horrendous pain?

What are the causes of a hard abdomen - feel bloated and horrendous pain?

Diagnosis ?: If you have severe abdominal pain with hardened abdomen - it is important to ensure that you don't have a surgical abdomen. This would warrant urgent assessment. ...Read more

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When a stomach is bloated is it hard or flabby?

When a stomach is bloated is it hard or flabby?

Generally firmer: When we consider 'bloating' it usually is consistent with a firmer distended abdomen. ...Read more

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My stomach has been hurting and is bloated and hard?

My stomach has been hurting and is bloated and hard?

Stomach Pain: it is hard to say exactly what is going on based on your symptoms alone without the benefit of an exam. The symptoms are significant enough that it warrants a visit to your doctor to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Bloated, stomach feels hard, gained 6 lbs since yesterday?

Bloated, stomach feels hard, gained 6 lbs since yesterday?

Good and bad: List of possiblitlies is very long: if liver disease would consider ascites as serious condidtion needed semi-urgent medical evaluation. If you have nausea and vomiting obstruction is most likely and ED is advisable. However most likley related to normal cycle of eating and GI losses and conservative measures with over the counter treatments for constipation. ...Read more

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How do u know u r bloated what does it feel like? Will ur stomach be hard

How do u know u r bloated what does it feel like? Will ur stomach be hard

Please resubmit ?: Here is a better suggestion. It is not going to get you very far for us to teach you how to feel or what you 'should be' experiencing. When asking doctor's questions you will get much further if you share your specific situation or feelings or symptoms. Let the doctor then put this together for you with something valid. Asking for generalities will only get you generalities back. ...Read more

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Why my stomach been hurting and is bloated and hard all around except the bottom?

Why my stomach been hurting and is bloated and hard all around except the bottom?

Gas: The most common reason someone has bloating is a bit of extra gas in the intestines. Try some over the counter anti-gas preparations, and keep a food and drink log to see if you can identify anything that makes it worse so you can avoid it. As always. If you're concerned something is really wrong, see your primary care provider. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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My abdomen is hard & bloated , quite painful when pushed on , why does my dr think it's overweight related ?

My abdomen is hard & bloated , quite painful when pushed on , why does my dr think it's overweight related ?

Unsure: If your belly is hard and hurts, you may have a serious issue - including an incarcerated (trapped) hernia, infection, and many other issues. See another doctor or specialist or seek urgent care if you are in pain. ...Read more

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I wanted to know if someone could help me I am bloated hard stomach its been like this for days really irritating?

I wanted to know if someone could help me I am bloated hard stomach its been like this for days really irritating?

How much can u down?: Can you get into you either a 1/2 gallon of Apple juice, cider, or prune juice? That will get the intestines moving again. ...Read more

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I have pain in the middle of my back, specifically the right side. Also my stomach is bloated and feels hard. What is wrong with me?

I have pain in the middle of my back, specifically the right side. Also my stomach is bloated and feels hard. What is wrong with me?

Gall bladder: Right sided back discomfort and abdominal bloating may be due to gall bladder pathology. Even though you don't have abdominal pain, it could still be a gall bladder problem. I recommend that you have an evaluation by your physician who will order the appropriate tests if he/she deems them advisable. In the meantime avoid fried and fatty foods. Heat to abdomen helps bloating. Kidney stone a possibi ...Read more

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Ive noticed that my stomach is kinda hard and seems bloated. It kinda hurts to lay on my stomach or bend forward. What could that mean?

Ive noticed that my stomach is kinda hard and seems bloated. It kinda hurts to lay on my stomach or bend forward. What could that mean?

Pro mean with: and bio means life. Probiotics help the GI system digest food. Anti means against. So, if one takes excessive antibiotics they can kill off the good bacteria in our GI systems and we can have digestive problems. This can happen w/out antibiotics at times too. So, the probiotics replace the good bacteria that are missing or low. Peace and good health. See doc to rule out medical conditions. ...Read more

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I'm currently 115 pds and just found out I'm pregnant. I look bloated but wondering what week will my abdomen start feeling hard? I'm showing already

I'm currently 115 pds and just found out I'm pregnant. I look bloated but wondering what week will my abdomen start feeling hard? I'm showing already

Thin preggos!: JeanineH-first, Congratulations! Generally the uterus is at the belly button at 20 weeks, so this is when your belly will start "feeling harder". Your having bloating right now from all of the hormones you are secreting. When you are ready to have your baby, your uterus sits right under your breastbone. That's when your belly feels really hard! Good luck! ...Read more

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Hie I have pain in my abdomen every time i press it down and there is a hard thing that hurts if i press it down it moves around the abdomen n bloated?

Hie I have pain in my abdomen every time i press it down and there is a hard thing that hurts if i press it down it moves around the abdomen n bloated?

Need to be checked: You seem to have a hard mass which moves around and you have pain and bloated feeling, we can not tell you what it may be but i will suggest you get it checked by your doctor or go to the er. ...Read more

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Stomach always feels bloated and hard even if I eat very little,but have no problem going to bathroom?

Stomach always feels bloated and hard even if I eat very little,but have no problem going to bathroom?

Your symptoms are: very nonspecific. It will not be possible to "diagnose" you over the internet. It would be appropriate to make an appointment with a health care provider for evaluation and testing. ...Read more

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I started bleeding around the 15th-18th of July then again on the 27th-30th my stomach is bloated and hard what is wrong with me?

I started bleeding around the 15th-18th of July then again on the 27th-30th my stomach is bloated and hard what is wrong with me?

See your doctor: It could be one of a number of causes...You may be pregnant. You may have ovulatory bleeding. Your doctor will be able to test for these and other possibilities. ...Read more

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