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How to prevent blotted belly, beside drinking lots of fluids?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
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In brief: Fluids may not help

A person who often feels bloated (in the tummy) is not normal, especially if bloating is new.
A doctor can evaluate to find the cause. 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: Fluids may not help

A person who often feels bloated (in the tummy) is not normal, especially if bloating is new.
A doctor can evaluate to find the cause. 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...
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