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Stomach distended more on one side than the other. What could cause this uneven bloating?

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Dr. Charles Cattano
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Location of gas

Aerophagia (swallowed air) distends stomach & may result in burping.
Also, gassiness/ stomach distension after meals can reflect: 1) partial gastric outlet obstruction due to gastritis/ulcer; 2) pyloric narrowing from scar; 3) gastroparesis due to delayed emptying of stomach (as w/diabetic gut neuropathy); 4) bacterial overgrowth in gut; 5) any malabsorption; 6) pancreatic maldigestion 7) lots more.

In brief: Location of gas

Aerophagia (swallowed air) distends stomach & may result in burping.
Also, gassiness/ stomach distension after meals can reflect: 1) partial gastric outlet obstruction due to gastritis/ulcer; 2) pyloric narrowing from scar; 3) gastroparesis due to delayed emptying of stomach (as w/diabetic gut neuropathy); 4) bacterial overgrowth in gut; 5) any malabsorption; 6) pancreatic maldigestion 7) lots more.
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