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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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I was previously diagnosed with severe anxiety, but now I have developed gastrointestinal symptoms like stomach bloating and loose stools. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have bad anxiety and have been diagnosed with somatization disorder by a consultant psychiatrist. However, I have physical symptoms related to anxiety, hyperstimulation, and aerophagia. My physical symptoms are: Tingling feeling in hands, mouth, and sometimes feet Intermittent ...  Read Full »


Dr. Ghulam Fareed

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read the query, and I can understand your concern. I have reviewed your case history in detail. Firstly, during sleeping or even while awake, whenever we breathe, it is supposed to go through the trachea to the lungs. Some air usually goes into the stomach and ...  Read Full »

I am an 18-year-old male, suffering from diarrhea, heartburn, and bloating with no other symptoms. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am an 18-year-old male, suffering from diarrhea and heartburn. I have no other symptoms. Last night I had some gas and felt bloated a little. What could be the reason? Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is because of indigestion. It would help if you avoided a fatty, oily, and spicy diet. Go for walk after having food instead of taking a rest. Avoid heavy meals at bedtime. Avoid smoking and alcohol if any. I suggest you to take a tablet of Omeprazole Domperidone ...  Read Full »

I have a bloated stomach and swollen legs post my gallbladder removal surgery. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a bloated stomach post my gallbladder removal surgery and my legs are also swollen to a size twice the size of my legs before surgery. However, I have no fever or chills. It has been two days since I underwent the cholecystitis operation. It hurts to stand straight and the back on ...  Read Full »


Dr. Noman Khan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Be assured that all your healthcare concerns are in safe hands. I am here to guide you through your query. Thank you for the description of your symptoms. Sometimes, post-surgery your gut motility gets slowed down which in medical terms is called post-opera...  Read Full »

I feel bloated recently. Am I pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having a bloating for the past three days, I never had one. I had my period around this month beginning. Is there any possibility that I am pregnant? Is it any sign of pregnancy? I am having Sibelium 10 mg for migraine.  Read Full »


Dr. Eeshani Dutta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Bloating sensation can be related to any sort of diet changes. Check if you incorporated anything new in your food habits. Any increased coffee or tea intake, sometimes physical or emotional stress can lead to acidity and bloating. Rule out all such things. Morning sick...  Read Full »

I have been experiencing stomach pain, gas, a sharp pain on my right side, and loss of appetite after gastric bypass surgery. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 30-year-old female who underwent gastric bypass surgery 10 weeks ago. I have been experiencing various symptoms for the past two weeks, including stomach pain, excessive gas, and a sharp stabbing pain on the right side of my abdomen, which is almost in line with my belly button....  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for reaching out, and I completely understand your concerns. The symptoms you are experiencing after your gastric bypass surgery are quite common, and they can be effectively managed with antacid medications. There is no need to worry. To ease your symptom...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest a remedy for bloating and constipation in me.

Query: Hello doctor, I have gas problem and bloating after I eat any normal size meal. I have struggled with constipation for years, but paid very close attention to that issue. Currently, it is not the problem. I have had colonoscopy and stool tests and they were fine. I did have colitis back due to use o...  Read Full »


Dr. Babu Lal Meena

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. These kind of problems are very common due to our dietary habits and sedentary lifestyle. Sometimes it is due to deficiency of enzymes also, this is uncommon and the main factor is lifestyle. The syndrome of bloating and constipation is known as Irritable Bowel Syndrome ...  Read Full »

I feel bloated and sometimes get headache. Is it due to stomach problem?

Query: Hello doctor, I am female, age 39, height 5'3", weight about 196 lbs. I feel bloated most of the time and sometime get headache. If I have burning sensation in feet, I take Mucaine syrup sometimes. I also feel slight pain on left arm. I feel this is due to gas or stomach problem. Help me to cure it.  Read Full »


Dr. Sandhya Narayanan Kutty

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Firstly, I would like to assure you that you are right about the problem being a gastric problem. In medical terms, it is called gastritis. Having said that, since you have mentioned the presence of slight pain along your left arm, I would suggest you take an ECG at ...  Read Full »

My stomach gets severely bloated after drinking milk or milk-containing food. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,My stomach gets severely bloated after eating a certain food. Especially after drinking milk or milk-containing food. No pain, dyspeptic, or any syndromes. I have had this bloating problem for two years. What could be the possible cause? Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Prakashkumar P Bhatt

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query. I understand your concern. Causes for a bloated stomach are an excess fatty diet and eating too fast, smoking, stress, lactose intolerance, and excess carbonated drinks. I suggest you to restrict dairy products. I hope this has helped you....  Read Full »

I feel bloated and tired after every meal. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am facing problems like severe acidity, fatigue, and headache after meals. I even have low blood sugar levels. In addition, I feel bloated for more than four hours after every meal. Kindly help me.  Read Full »


Dr. Ramesh Kumar S

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com You seem to be suffering from slow digestion as a result there is an excessive production of gas which is causing you to feel bloated. I would advise you to avoid spicy food. Increase the intake of fiber and fluids in your diet. Take small frequent meals and do not keep la...  Read Full »

I feel bloated due to chronic constipation. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I have chronic idiopathic constipation. I am unable to have bowel movements. I have to bloat and beginning to develop a stomach pain. Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand that this chronic idiopathic constipation (CIC) is not new in onset. Most CICs are present for many years from a young age, and not suddenly at this age. If you have recent onset, I suggest you take some tests. Age is the single factor in decreasing peri...  Read Full »

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