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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My periods are delayed by six days and I have gained 10 kg in the last three months. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 27-year-old, female and my periods are delayed by six days. I also took a pregnancy test through a home UPT kit but it was negative. My stomach is bloated. I have gained 10 kg more within three months.   Read Full »

Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your history and understand your concerns. Menstrual irregularities in your case could be due to hormonal imbalance caused by PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome). PCOS is an endocrinal disorder in which hormonal imbalance will be there due to ...  Read Full »

I have been feeling a movable lump in my stomach that disappears when I touch it. Why so?

Query: Hello doctor,I have been feeling a movable lump in my stomach that disappears when I touch it. It usually happens while eating, drinking, or sleeping. I have tested negative for a pregnancy test twice. I feel bloated at all times. What to do?Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Darshan Kanani

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your query and understood your concern. It is possible that the movements and lump you are feeling in your stomach are related to digestive issues, such as gas or bloating. Bloating and the sensation of bubbles or movement in the abdomen can be caused...  Read Full »

What is causing pain in my lower right stomach and pelvic bone?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 24 year old male. I am working as a software developer. Sometimes, I feel a sharp pain in my right lower part of the stomach. When I am trying to bend down, I am feeling some pain inside the pelvic bone. After eating meals and dinner, I am getting excess burping and feeling of blo...  Read Full »

Dr. Vyas Viral Dineshchandra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your history. As per your description, it seems to be a functional bowel disorder, it may be associated with what called as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Bowel illnesses are difficult to prove medically, and mostly they are a matter of exclusion. Infection like...  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 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 »

My mother has diarrhea, and her stomach is bloated and paining. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, My mom is not feeling well, and I am concerned about internal bleeding. This morning, she had a decreased appetite, foot swelling (right), and diarrhea. She has back pain along with pain and bloating in the abdomen. She just wants to go to bed. She also noticed some spotting in her underw...  Read Full »

Dr. Salah Saad Hassan Shoman

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Diarrhea, back pain, abdominal pain, and decreased appetite are most probably due to a colon cause, which could be an inflammatory bowel disease or diverticulosis. If these episodes keep coming, your mom will need a colonoscopy to confirm the diagnosis.As for the spotting...  Read Full »

I have stomach bloating and blood in my stools every day. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am having gastric problems. I feel like my stomach is bloating, and I suffer from blood in my stools daily. Please help.Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Blood in stool is not normal, and there can be the possibility of infective etiology like colitis. Kindly mention whether you have fresh blood or brownish blood in your stool. Your stool routine microscopic examination should be done to check for any pus cells, bact...  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. Basuki Nath 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. 3) Heartb...  Read Full »

My abdomen is not sensitive to light touch, but I can feel hot and cold sensations. Can this be due to a neurological condition?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a strange feeling in my abdomen. It is not sensitive to light touch, but I can feel hot and cold sensations. I am afraid this could be due to some neurological condition. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Basuki Nath Bhagat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. You have mentioned decreased sensation in the abdomen area to light touch. I suggest you answer the following questions to assist you further: 1. Is there any numbness in the limbs? 2. Do you have any tingling sensation? 3. Do you have a...  Read Full »

I feel bloated and get loose motion just after eating food. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, Whenever I sit or lay down to rest or sleep just after taking food I get loose motion. Often, it is mucus loose motion and high headache. Also, I get vomit. What is my problem? What treatment should I take for this?  Read Full »

Dr. Geetha Priyadarsini Kamminana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Urge to defecate following the intake of food is a common digestive complaint and it in most cases is due to physiological causes.Due to gastrocolic reflex whenever your stomach is stretched it stimulates the colon and leads to passing stools.But, however, if the same ...  Read Full »

Can PPI cause stomach pain?

Query: Hello doctor, I have multiple problems with my stomach, it all began two years ago after taking pills which I was allergic to. My stomach became inflamed with a lot of acids, chronic antrum gastritis, and acid reflux. My stool was too soft, and I did not take any pill because my doctor did not give...  Read Full »

Dr. Babu Lal Meena

Answer: Hi, Welcome to All the problems can be explained by dyspepsia. Although there are certain issues like normal endoscopy and absence of inflammation. And on endoscopy reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity), there is no obvious granulation tissue seen. There may be s...  Read Full »

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