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My stomach bloats and causes discomfort. Is there a relief available?

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Dr. Erik Borncamp
Wound care
2 doctors agree

In brief: Find the cause

Many different things can cause stomach bloat; true bloating due to a large amount of gas can best be avoided by avoiding the foods, activities that cause the gas accumulation.
Many other things feel like bloating but may be due to inflammation or adhesions or gallstone problems etc. See your primary to figure out the cause of your symptoms http://digestive.Niddk.Nih.Gov/ddiseases/pubs/gas/.

In brief: Find the cause

Many different things can cause stomach bloat; true bloating due to a large amount of gas can best be avoided by avoiding the foods, activities that cause the gas accumulation.
Many other things feel like bloating but may be due to inflammation or adhesions or gallstone problems etc. See your primary to figure out the cause of your symptoms http://digestive.Niddk.Nih.Gov/ddiseases/pubs/gas/.
Dr. Erik Borncamp
Dr. Erik Borncamp
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
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In brief: Doctor can evaluate

A person who often has tummy bloating is not normal, especially if bloating is new.
A doctor can find the cause and start treatment. Problems can be due to constipation or eating things the person cannot digest. Some parasites cause bloating. More serious causes of bloating include a build-up of fluid in the abdomen due to kidney disease, liver problems, heart failure, abdominal cancers, etc...

In brief: Doctor can evaluate

A person who often has tummy bloating is not normal, especially if bloating is new.
A doctor can find the cause and start treatment. Problems can be due to constipation or eating things the person cannot digest. Some parasites cause bloating. More serious causes of bloating include a build-up of fluid in the abdomen due to kidney disease, liver problems, heart failure, abdominal cancers, etc...
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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