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Bloated abdomen. What is causing this?

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My abdomen is perpetually bloated or swollen How do I get a diagnosis of what's causing this?
Posted Fri, 1 Nov 2013 in General Health
Answered by Dr. Pavan Kumar Gupta 1 hour later
Brief answer...Need some more information.
Detailed answer..
Thanks for the query.
Since bloating is a very general term,I would need some more information from you so that I am in a better position to understand your problem and guide you.
Since when are you suffering from bloating?
Is There any associated pain with it?
Are you diabetic?
Is this bloating permanent and constant or fluctuating and becoming normal in between?
Are you suffering from any constipation or diarrhoea?
Do you suffer from increased flatulence ?
Do you consume lot of milk or dairy products?
Have you suffered from any weight loss ?
Do you feel very tired?
Is there any urinary complaint with it?
What are the medications being taken by you?
When were you treated for breast cancer?
Have you consulted the doctor and got any investigation done for it?
Please let me know these informations so that we can proceed ahead with our discussion.
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