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Why is my stomach bloated all the time?

Why is my stomach bloated all the time?

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 "disease." check with your doctor for examination & treatment options, particularly since your problem seems to be ongoing. ...Read more

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Why am I retaining so much water especially in my abdomen? I'm bloated all the time!

Why am I retaining so much water especially in my abdomen? I'm bloated all the time!

When last period?: Recently I had a patient who had the exact same problem. She felt bloated all the time and she came to me asking to help here. I asked her when her last menstrual period was and she said 5 months ago, But she said it normal for her to miss period for months. Long story short, I determined that she was pregnant with my history and physical. With my ultrasound I showed her her baby's heart beat ...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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Recently over 3days I have gained a lot of weight. It brings pain in my stomach and makes me feel bloated all the time. What is causing this to happn?

Recently over 3days I have gained a lot of weight. It brings pain in my stomach and makes me feel bloated all the time. What is causing this to happn?

Water ;/or constipat: Many things can cause a lot of weight gain in 3 days. One is to retain water from hormone changes, too much salt, kidney, heart or liver problems. Another is constipation. If the weight gain is more then 5 lbs or continues to cause you distress see your pcp. ...Read more

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Why is my stomach so gassy and why do I feel bloated all the time? Could it be sugarless gum?

Why is my stomach so gassy and why do I feel bloated all the time?  Could it be sugarless gum?

Gum can cause this.: Both the sweeteners and the method of chewing may cause "gassiness". Try a different gum and see if the problem persists.If it does-close your mouth whilst chewing.Good manners anyway. ...Read more

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Stomach has been feeling weird for a few days. Gassy and bloated all the time. Feel poking from inside stomach. Had unprotected sex. What can this be?

Stomach has been feeling weird for a few days. Gassy and bloated all the time. Feel poking from inside stomach. Had unprotected sex. What can this be?

If you have: missed your period - taking a home pregnancy test would be prudent. The gastro-intestinal symptoms could be related to diet, viral infection or other causes. Feeling poked from inside would not be related to pregnancy (don't feel kicking early on during pregnancy). Take care. ...Read more

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9days late. Neg test. Feeling pressure in lower abdomen and very bloated all the time. What is going on. We are ttc. But neg test means no baby?

9days late. Neg test. Feeling pressure in lower abdomen and very bloated all the time. What is going on. We are ttc. But neg test means no baby?

Trust the test: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctor's office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more

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Hard lump in center of upper stomach below ribs 1st small and has gotten big in a year time I feel bloated all the time gets bigger as I sit up/laying?

Hard lump in center of upper stomach below ribs 1st small and has gotten big in a year time I feel bloated all the time gets bigger as I sit up/laying?

See a doctor: Hard lumps are bad. Growing lumps are bad. Having discomfort with eating is bad. GO SEE A DOCTOR TOMORROW! I hope this helps and they find something easily fixed and you feel great soon. A primary care doc or even an urgent care clinic is anfine place to start. ...Read more

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My stomach feels so bloated all the time i get pains on an off all day, I have a lot of gas and constantly feel hungry even after i eat .

My stomach feels so bloated all the time i get pains on an off all day, I have a lot of gas and constantly feel hungry even after i eat .

Bloating: Sounds awful. Best approach is to visit a GI specialist and tell him your problems since so many things can cause this that only a direct exam can help. ...Read more

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Very bloated all the time. Excessive burping and flatuence. Paiin in upper right abdomen. Back paim lower and between shoulder blades. Help.

Very bloated all the time. Excessive burping and flatuence. Paiin in upper right abdomen. Back paim lower and between shoulder blades. Help.

Cholecystitis: You have classic symptoms of a diseased gallbladder. Try a low fat diet to decrease symptoms. Okay to check in with your doc for exam, labs and ultrasound of right upper quadrant. If you have gallstones, a referral to surgery to discuss gallbladder surgery may be a benefit to you. Go sooner if you develop fever, vomiting or severe abdominal pain. Good luck. ...Read more