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Doctor insights on: Why Is My Toddlers Belly So Bloated

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What can be done for a bloated abdomen ?

What can be done for a bloated abdomen ?

See your doctor: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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How come whenever I eat my belly get bloated?

How come whenever I eat my belly get bloated?

Belly bloated: Your best choice is to see an nurse or dietitian educator! Your doctor will refer you! ...Read more

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I lose 20 pounds but i can't get ride of bloated belly. Help?

I lose 20 pounds but i can't get ride of bloated belly. Help?

Patience: You can't target weight loss from a specific area, but losing weight in general will help. You need to burn more calories than you consume. If your stomach is what you're unhappy with, you can tone up the muscles-sit ups are a good way to start. Anything that uses your abdominal muscles will add tone but in general, you need to lose overall fat before you notice improvement in belly. ...Read more

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Why do I have a bloated feeling in my lower left abdomen all the time?

Why do I have a bloated feeling in my lower left abdomen all the time?

Constipation vs tics: Constipation can make you feel bloated, especially on the lower left quadrant. Diverticulitis, which is inflammation & infection of diverticulosis, can also make you bloated but usually associated w/pain & fever. If you're female, sometimes ovarian cysts can make you feel bloated. Best to check in w/your family doc for an evaluation. In meantime, eat lots of fiber, drink lots of water & exercise. ...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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How can I tell whether my belly is bloated, or if I have just gained some weight(really quickly)?

How can I tell whether my belly is bloated, or if I have just gained some weight(really quickly)?

Check waist size: To determine if you are "bloated" (defined: abdominal distension), compare your baseline abdominal circumference (when not bloated) against a remeasurement when you feel bloating. The same comparison can be made to assess weight gain (check before & after scale weights). However, weights & abdominal circumference may vary throughout the day appropriate to food ingestion, laxation, water retention. ...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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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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