Bloated Stomach

A bloated stomach is when you feel like your stomach is swollen after a meal. Some of the primary causes of bloating are excessive gas production and problems in the digestive tract movement. Avoid eating a lot in a single meal, take digestive enzymes supplements, do not drink aerated drinks, and limit alcohol consumption to prevent bloating.

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How can I get relief from heartburn and bloating?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 32 year old suffering from anxiety disorder, and I took some related medicines for a few years and still take Mirtazapine. I have weight issues from a couple of years. I do blood examinations regularly, which come back normal. Lately, I am having problems with heartburn. I had ...  Read Full »

Dr. Babu Lal Meena

Answer: Hi, Welcome to All the symptoms are related to bowel disturbance. This is multiple issue disorder, as you are presenting with pain, excessive burping, and heartburn. And you also have constipation. This is called IBS (irritable bowel syndrome). All the symptoms are interrelated. See if...  Read Full »

How to treat blood in stools and bloating in ayurveda?

Query: Hi doctor,My abdomen has been hurting for the past three weeks. Just before that, I had bright red blood in stool, which often comes and goes every six months or so. I also have a sharp pain on right hip and very feel sore under right rib area. It hurts when I press around the lower abdomen and feel...  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I just read your query. All the symptoms you have mentioned here and specially the bright red blood (bright red colour is indicative of fresh blood) may be due to ulcer bleed or bleeding due to some other reason in digestive tract or may have some other reason that requir...  Read Full »

Will gastroparesis cause loose and solid stool at the same time?

Query: Hi doctor, What are bowel movements in someone with gastroparesis? I went for a gastro emptying X-ray yesterday from 9:00 AM until 12:00 PM. I had to eat a pancake, but my stomach was not completely emptied. Is this a cause for concern that I may have the disease? And what are bowel movements like ...  Read Full »

Dr. Bn Bhagat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Usually, bowel movements remain normal in gastroparesis. Gastroparesis is delayed gastric emptying time (different from bowel movement). Symptoms associated with it include: 1) Feeling full with a reduced amount of food. 2) Abdominal bloating, belching. ...  Read Full »

How do I stop my stomach from being gassy and gurgling?

Query: Hello doctor, I drank soda with chips last night, and now I am suffering from acid reflux and bloating, burping, and having stomach fullness. I vomited twice since last night. Despite using the comfort room four times today, I feel the food I ate last night is not fully digested, and my stomach sti...  Read Full »

Dr. Radha P H

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Sorry to hear about your problem. It seems you have a sensitive tummy. Do take care to have food at regular intervals from now on. Do not skip your food. Avoid food from outside, spicy food, and root vegetables. Since you have lost toileting, you might have a mild infe...  Read Full »

Are excessive stomach gas and burps signs of something worse?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 34-year-old male, 6 feet tall, and I weigh 170 pounds. I am healthy, and I do exercise three times a week. Recently I have been having a problem going for over a year already. I keep feeling like there is a lot of gas in my stomach, and I need to burp so badly in order to get it o...  Read Full »

Dr. Sandeep V Nair

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The symptom of excessive gas filling up in the abdomen, bloating sensation, needing to burp are possibly signs of dyspepsia which is a medical term to describe disorders of upper gastrointestinal tract. It is usually a result of increased acid production in the stomach....  Read Full »

What are the causes of blood in stools?

Query: Hi doctor, I have bloating issues, changed bowel habits (mostly constipation), fatigue, bleeding after defecation, and maroon blood mixed with the stool. I have these symptoms for two weeks that emerged quite suddenly. Is this a strong sign of colorectal cancer? I am still waiting for the results o...  Read Full »

Dr. Satyajit Jalinder Pawar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Based on your query, I can gather that you are a 39-year-old male without significant family history and with a history of smoking. Your symptoms of bloating, altered bowel habits, and blood in stools are of short duration (two weeks). I would like to know whether you h...  Read Full »

What are the reasons for my stomach to get bloated always?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 61-year-old female. My height is 5'5, and my weight is 75 kilos. I burp every day, and I always have a bloated stomach. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Zubayeralam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thanks for the query. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, I only understand that your abdomen is distended. The distended abdomen may result from various causes like gases, indigestion, constipation, etc. And can you please make your query deta...  Read Full »

Why does anything I eat make my stool watery and upsets my stomach?

Query: Hi doctor,My stool is watery for the past three months. Eating food tends to upset my system. I have stomach pain while having bowel movements. I consulted a doctor and she suggested me to do a stool test. According to the reports, I had a worm infection and I was given medications to have relief. I...  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. Please mention your current body weight. Please mention whether you have lost any weight in the last six months. Please mention your working time. Please mention whether you have any changes in your mood recently. Please mention in detail ...  Read Full »

Can iron supplements cause bloating of the stomach?

Query: Hi doctor, I had arrhythmia problems last month, and nothing came up in the heart studies. But I started feeling bloated with time, and for the last four weeks, my body temperature is slightly higher (37.3 to 37.4). A couple of days ago, I started feeling nauseous and realized a bump right above my...  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern and the reason for being anxious about this recently appearing bump in the stomach area for the last few months. Thankfully your heart was clear. Well, simple things first: The temperature changes in you are due to physiologic variation...  Read Full »

Does an appendectomy change bowel movements?

Query: Hi doctor, I am having trouble going to the bathroom. The stool is usually small, and I feel I am unable to push everything out. Often have to push hard and strain hard to get a small amount of stool out. I am constantly bloated, and it can be quite uncomfortable at times. This has been going on fo...  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand you must be very concerned about this ongoing problem. Well, the appendix operation may have started all this. The abdominal cavity is opened via any surgery. It always probes the bowel (small and large bowel) to respond differently in some because h...  Read Full »

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