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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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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 152.12 Ibs....  Read Full »

Dr. Mohammad Rajja

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

I gained weight and feel bloated after ovaries removal. Is it due to menopause?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 32 years old. Last year, I had a cyst on my ovary and I had to undergo an operation to remove it. The doctors ended up removing both my ovaries. I was told to take Microgynon to balance my hormones. I have been very forgetful with my intake of the tablet for the whole year and hav...  Read Full »

Dr. Mavani Jimesh Himatbhai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Yes, it is right. You can have these symptoms if you are going through a menopause. As both your ovaries are removed, you are going to end up in menopause. This is called surgical menopause. To decrease the symptoms of menopause your doctor prescribed you Microgynon (co...  Read Full »

Why do I feel bloated and have abdominal pain?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a light pain in my upper abdomen with a bloated feeling after eating, and occasional pain in my gut. I did experience some violent pain about a year back, while I was training with an exercise program to strengthen my abs. It felt like a tear in my gut while training. I do not ...  Read Full »

Dr. Mohammad Aamir

Answer: Hello, Welcome to If you can answer following questions, then it will help to reach a definitive diagnosis: At what time of the day does the pain occur? How does the pain relate to your food intake? Does the pain occur more at night and keep you awake? What is your daily diet li...  Read Full »

I have been diagnosed with IBS. What is this condition?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had my share of troubles with my gut for the last six months. I will turn 38 next month. Been to the ER (Emergency room) for stomach issues at least twice a month. I got to see a specialist after a long time. I have been diagnosed with IBS (Irritable bowel syndrome). I want to ...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hello doctor, Welcome to I understand your concern. I can provide you with general information based on my knowledge. Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common gastrointestinal disorder that affects the large intestine. The exact cause of IBS is not fully understood, but it is believed...  Read Full »

Can bloating and loose stools in IBS be managed with Rabeprazole?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 51 years old with a complaint of bloating, loose stools, burning sensation in the abdomen 15 years back. I managed two years without medicine. I was advised to use Rabeprazole to which my symptoms subsided a little bit. From then I cannot tolerate spicy foods, fruits, caffeinated dr...  Read Full »

Dr. Klerida Shehu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I reviewed all your medical reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and I can say as follows: First of all, you need to be examined with upper endoscopy and colonoscopy plus abdominal ultrasound. Your symptoms may be related with Gerd and hiatal herni...  Read Full »

I am under treatment for chronic constipation and recently the laxative that I use is not working.

Query: Hello doctor, I had a nephrotic syndrome and gastroparesis or lazy bowel syndrome for which I was on corticosteroids for a very long time. I was also chronically constipated since childhood. So I started using laxatives like Dulcoflex. I follow a very good fiber-rich diet and use probiotics, but now...  Read Full »

Dr. Ghulam Fareed

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. For chronic constipation, intermittent switching of laxatives will help because long-term use of a single type of laxative will cause it to lose its efficacy. I suggest you add Psyllium Husk regularly to your diet and also...  Read Full »

I have bloating and blood comes through my stool. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from bloating for five years. Whenever I take food into my stomach, gas comes out by making a huge sound. Often blood is coming out through stool. Could you please suggest me the treatment?  Read Full »

Dr. Mayank Agarwal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You could have chronic constipation, irritable or inflammatory bowel syndrome or ulcerative colitis. You need to visit gastroenterologist as soon as possible. For symptomatic relief, you can take effervescent Psyllium spoons twice a day and Simethicone 125 mg after a meal...  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 The urge to defecate following food intake is a common digestive complaint, usually attributed to physiological causes such as the gastrocolic reflex, which stimulates the colon when the stomach is stretched. However, if this reflex becomes urgent, uncontrollable, or ...  Read Full »

I am suffering from stomach issues. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have stomach issues, and my stomach is bloated all the time. It keeps rumbling, I have gas and burp frequently. My stool is not very solid, slightly powdered, and I have been having this problem for about four months. I have been watching my diet and taking probiotics, but it does no...  Read Full »

Dr. Ghulam Fareed

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. I have reviewed your case and it seems to be non-resolving dyspepsia (indigestion) and bloating. I suggest you follow the below-mentioned instructions. Switch on acid suppression medicine to relatively better and new medication like cap...  Read Full »

I am experiencing bloating and unusual stools. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I keep having bloated stomach with strange stools. I am generally tired and have noticed white mucus in the toilet bowl. Kindly help.Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Ghulam Fareed

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. I have reviewed your case history and attached images (attachments have been removed to protect the patient's identity) of your stools. Your stools are always formed with slight variations of colors and alarming colors would include fresh...  Read Full »

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