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What is stomach bloating? Is it a sign of pregnancy?

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Dr. Charles Cattano
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Possibly, but...

There are lots of reasons for abdominal discomfort & bloating, & not all of them are due to the GI tract.
Even "functional" syndromes may be present without underlying "disease." however psbo (paralyzed gut) due to metabolic & inflammatory conditions nearby (like an untreated infection of the urinary tract)must be considered & addressed. Check with your doctor for examination & treatment options.

In brief: Possibly, but...

There are lots of reasons for abdominal discomfort & bloating, & not all of them are due to the GI tract.
Even "functional" syndromes may be present without underlying "disease." however psbo (paralyzed gut) due to metabolic & inflammatory conditions nearby (like an untreated infection of the urinary tract)must be considered & addressed. Check with your doctor for examination & treatment options.
Dr. Charles Cattano
Dr. Charles Cattano
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Dr. Susan Arnoult
Family Medicine

In brief: Gas

Stomach bloating is just gas that builds up in the GI tract.
This can be a associated with pregnancy but it's pretty nonspecific. Eating high fiber foods can cause this as can mild viral illness.

In brief: Gas

Stomach bloating is just gas that builds up in the GI tract.
This can be a associated with pregnancy but it's pretty nonspecific. Eating high fiber foods can cause this as can mild viral illness.
Dr. Susan Arnoult
Dr. Susan Arnoult
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