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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Why are there bloating and chest pain on jogging in a male with normal BMI?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 31-year-old male with a normal BMI. I have IBS, and my father has it too. I went to a gastroenterologist as I was having bloating and chest pain on jogging. It is not heart-related, as said by cardiologists after doing Echo, ECG, and one week of heart monitor done. It is due to...  Read Full »


Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Following is my answer to your questions. Noted the only positive finding in your attached report is raised IgA level. Now you do not have any symptoms of plasma cell dyscrasia like tingling, bone pain, etc., as per your history. However, if it remains elevated afte...  Read Full »

Do I need to take medication for chronic hepatitis B?

Query: Hello doctor, I am currently diagnosed with chronic hepatitis B. Viral load is 6 million IU/ml, SGPT is 85 and others are in range, and HBeAg is 0.06. Should I start medication? Am I in danger? I am a 30-year-old male. I also have a loss of appetite, gastritis, and bloated stomach. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, you should definitely start the treatment. But I want you to get a baseline renal function tests and fibroscan of the liver. If renal functions are normal then we can start and continue the treatment at the maximum dose. You can use tablet Tenofovir 300 mg once...  Read Full »

Why is my stomach bloated, and why does it make loud noises?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having trouble with my stomach. I often feel bloated, and my stomach makes loud noises. Along with this, I have other symptoms such as light-headedness and fatigue. When I remain hungry, I get a burning sensation in my stomach.  Read Full »


Dr. Sugandh Garg

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. Can you tell me, since how long are you suffering from this problem? Also, I want to suggest you: Take care of your diet by avoiding fried foods, sour foods like lemon, etc. Try not to remain empty stomach for ...  Read Full »

How to help my stomach bloating due to quitting alcohol?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a female in my mid-forties. I am 32 days sober now. I drank about half a bottle of wine at night for the past year. Before that, I had a couple of drinks a night about two nights a week. I also had a very too much sugar and carbohydrates in my diet. I cut out almost all sugar and ...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. Well, congratulations on being able to cut down your alcohol intake. That is wonderful to hear. But are you completely abstinent from it, or have you moderated the amount? You are right; there is possibly a resetting w...  Read Full »

I am unable to have bowel movements and feel bloated due to chronic idiopathic 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 »

Even after consuming medicines for stomach disorders, I still feel bloated. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am taking Librax, Pantocid DSR, Colospa X, syrup Sucrafil O 10 ml, and Levosulpiride. I am still feeling bloated. I feel discomfort after taking any food. I am sending you a picture of my belly. Would you please let me know if it is bloating or body fat? I am 5.5 feet and 69 kilogram...  Read Full »


Dr. Mohammad Rajja

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I suggest you consult a specialist and take the following medicines with their consent. Take syrup Tricaine MPS (Oxetacaine, Aluminium Hydroxide, Magnesium, and Simethicone) 10 ml every 8 hours for one month. Please perform the following investigations: 1) Liver functi...  Read Full »

I feel bloated and breathless. Is this normal?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been having stomach problems for the past three days and I have been trying everything and not seem to work. Today I tried Zantac 150 and I feel really bloated and feel like I am out of breath. Is this normal? Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Albana Greca

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Bloating could be due to indigestion issues. Zantac (Ranitidine) will help reduce the acidity of the stomach but not immediately. Take antacids after the meal and at bedtime. Plus, take enzyme digest to help ease digestion, together with Simet...  Read Full »

What is the reason behind my horrible low back pain, stomach bloating and low-grade fever?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 23-year-old female. A few days ago, I had horrible pain in my mid and lower back and a low-grade fever (99.7 °F). I also had pain on the left side of my abdomen with nausea and vomiting. It is day four, and I feel like something is swollen in the middle left side of my stomach. Sti...  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. I suggest you visit the hospital. If there is swelling and severe pain, then an ultrasound and other examinations are to be done to rule out if there is any disease such as kidney stones or urine infection. Another reason is gastritis, which i...  Read Full »

What is the reason for discomfort and tightness in the upper abdomen?

Query: Hello doctor, My 66 year old mother has a discomfort in the upper abdomen since five days. She is experiencing gas trouble and tightness in the upper abdomen. Her stools are a little constipated but, she is passing every day. Now, she has a fever between 99 to 100 degree from five days in the ev...  Read Full »


Dr. Girish C. Kamat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query and gone through the reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The hemogram indicates a rise in the neutrophil count, which is secondary to an acute infection. The urine examination is normal. So, there is no urinary tract infec...  Read Full »

What is the reason for the frequent urge to urinate?

Query: Hello doctor,I have a pain in the lower part of my stomach. I also have an urge to urinate but, feel that the urine is not coming through. It happened to me quite a few times now. Can you explain what is causing this and also suggest a medicine. I am on regular medications for thyroid, migraine, a...  Read Full »


Dr. Lokesh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. This kind of a pain and an urge to urinate can happen due to the following possibilities: A renal stone coming down. A urinary infection. Prostate problems. Give me the following details: What is your age? Since how many days do you have this problem? Do you have any o...  Read Full »

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