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Is it possible for your stomach to burst when you eat too much?

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Dr. Ronald Kline
Surgery - Colorectal
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In brief: Usually not.

Overdistension of the stomach usually does not lead to rupture, unless there is some external force that compresses an already distended stomach.
Of course if there has been some injury to the stomach that has caused a weakened area in the wall then it is likely to tear in this area if stretched too tightly. Most times the distension of the stomach will become uncomfortable enough that you stop

In brief: Usually not.

Overdistension of the stomach usually does not lead to rupture, unless there is some external force that compresses an already distended stomach.
Of course if there has been some injury to the stomach that has caused a weakened area in the wall then it is likely to tear in this area if stretched too tightly. Most times the distension of the stomach will become uncomfortable enough that you stop
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Dr. Olaf Johansen
Surgery - Colorectal

In brief: No

You will get sick and vomit before that happens.

In brief: No

You will get sick and vomit before that happens.
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