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 to treat abdominal bloating and severe acidity?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been experiencing bloating and acidity during the menopause years. After experiencing a burning sensation in the stomach and abdominal pain, bacteria in blood and urine were found before seven months. I was treated with antibiotics for 40 days for UTI. 10 days ago, I again expe...  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can imagine you must be very upset about ongoing abdominal symptoms. Well, I need to know a few things more about your health. Do you have these abdominal symptoms before, or did you first start to observe your signs when these antibiotics for UTI (urinary tract i...  Read Full »

Are stomach bloating and defecation problem be the reason for my fever?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a fever for about two days now. There are hours when my temperature drops but it rises back again. The highest temperature I had is 39 degree celsius. The day before, I had a fever and ate too much and it made me bloated and want to pass stools but I cannot. The following day, ...  Read Full »

Dr. Saurabh Pandey

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your query and the first thing I want to assure you that it is not an ulcer. Fever may be due to some other underlying condition that may further need to evaluate. Normally, myalgia is associated with such kind of fever so both are related. Now coming to your ga...  Read Full »

How to help my stomach bloating due to quitting alcohol?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 32 days sober. I am a 4-year-old female. I drank about half a bottle of wine at night for the past year. Prior to that, I had a couple of drinks a night about two nights a week. I also had a very bad sugar and carb habit. In the second week of sobriety, I cut out almost all sugar...  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Well, congrats for able to cut down your alcohol intake. That is really wonderful to hear. But are you completely abstinent fron it or have moderated the amount? Yes, you are right this is possibly a resetting within the body. The body do adopts things particularly ...  Read Full »

Can mild fatty infiltration of liver cause stomach bloating?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife has a bloating stomach. We went to a gynecologist who suggested to go for scanning. She is currently taking multivitamins for vitamin D deficiency. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. P.s. Rajan

General Surgeon, Surgical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Reviewed your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It seems that your wife has got bloated stomach. Ultrasound abdomen shows no significant findings other than fatty infiltration of liver. She needs basically upper gastrointestinal endoscopy and...  Read Full »

How to help my nausea, burping and stomach bloating?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 20 years old. My weight is 50 kg with a height of 182 cm. I smoke cigarettes. I cannot eat properly. When I eat, I feel nausea and it started five days ago. I ate pasta, yogurt and garlic and drank a mountain dew. After two hours, I feel nauseated and tried everything to stop it....  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Well, I can understand the level of your anxiety related to this new-onset symptom. After all your description of the problem, I also think that bloating, and excessive burping is secondary to mouth breathing. The gas gets accumulated while you breathe, or while yo...  Read Full »

How do I confirm if I have colon or rectal cancer?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 47 year old female. My weight is 95 kg. My symptoms are blood in stools and stomach bloating. Initially, we suspected piles. But, the doctor said it may be colon or rectal cancer. Colonoscopy, blood tests and CT scan are done and I have attached the reports for your reference. I w...  Read Full »

Dr. Bhavin Bhupendra Vasavada

General Surgeon, Surgical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to This is quite serious. I would like to wait for biopsy results, but looks like anorectal cancer. But, luckily it is well within a curative stage. You can have either direct surgery or chemotherapy followed by surgery. Chance of recurrence of the tumor is relatively low i...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for lower right abdominal pain while passing stool?

Query: Hi doctor, I am having abdominal pain on my lower right stomach since yesterday and my parents thought it is just the only bloated stomach. I cannot also urinate well and pass stools. Whenever I pass stools my lower right abdominal get hurt so badly. Is this appendicitis or other stomach disease?  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can imagine you must be very upset about your pain. Well the pain of appendicitis should be continues and not intermittent. Pain starts at the center of the abdomen around umbilicus and travel to the right lower part of the abdomen. Pain of appendicitis is often u...  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 Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to 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 »

What is the cause for stomach bloating and constipation with low platelets?

Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from bloating since February and from March I am also experiencing severe constipation. I have tried all dietary change but none seem to be helping me here. For the past few days, I was also experiencing pain in the abdomen, sudden sensations in legs, and mild pain in test...  Read Full »

Dr. Arbab Muhammad Kashif Khan

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your previous symptoms are suggestive of irritable bowel syndrome constipation type (IBS-C) provided you have no weight loss, fever, blood in stools, and vomiting. It is not a worrying disease and you just have to follow some lifestyle modifications and simple treatmen...  Read Full »

My diabetic mother has stomach bloating with altered bowel movement and low back pain. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, My mother is 65 years old diabetic. She has hypertension, hypothyroid, and thalassemia minor. She is anemic too. For 10 days, she has been having alternately bloated stomach, diarrhea, constipation, and lower back pain. What could these be symptoms of?  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand you must be very upset about your mother for her troubling symptoms. You know diabetes, hypertension are chronic ailments that can affect every system of the body. Some of these effects, particularly of diabetes, are related to the gastrointestinal...  Read Full »

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