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    What causes abdominal bloating after eating a meal?

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Posted on Mon, 3 Jul 2017 in Digestion and Bowels
Question: still going through it was talking with Dr XXXXXXX about my digestive problems and thought we were getting it licked today my insides were great this morning, lunch came had some potado and chicken and felt comfortable didnt over do it and felt fine afterwards then 2hrs after eating stared bloating up again and to full and very uncomfortable and pain ful.My hip is giving it to me now as well so laying hurting Im fucked
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Answered by Dr. Sunil 8 hours later
Brief Answer:
Follow up answer.

Detailed Answer:
Hey,
I am sorry to hear about that.
Se things will going to take some time to settle down.
Don't feel depressed.
My first suggestion is avoid meat for few days dear.
Shift to vegetarian easily digestible food.
Divide you meals into 5 part and inspite of having a large meal take smaller meals.
Add external enzyme supllements to food like Cap Aristozyme three times a day.
This will help to digest food once food is digested better blaoting wil go away.
Take a tab of nexium 40mg once daily in morning and with every big meal take 2 tsf Antacid.

Please mention you complete history to me like
Pen down one by one your main symptoms?
From how long are they troubling you?
What are the medications you have tried till date?
Why were you in hospital?
Attach report of investigatins done?

I want to go through your complete history in a go before giving you further suggestions.

Waiting for your reply.
Warm regards.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Remy Koshy
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Follow up: Dr. Sunil 29 hours later
Didn't eat any meat yesterday,still was bloated all day not as bad,I don't know what is to devide my meal into 5 parts.What is adding external enzyme supplements to food like Cap Aristozyme"What is this so I understand"3Times a day.Nexium 40mg,and with abig meal 2tsf,whats tsf? Antacid. Is that what nexium is antacid? Haven'y been to hospital yet lately told you of past episodes, Using Lactolose as recommended,Every couple days Mira lax with supository. That empties me so feel a little better in AM.These things you talk off enzymes supplements? Cap Aristozyme need to no what these areShould I go to hospital,I just don't wan't to sit there for hrs for nothing,I have pressure ulcer on my back and lay on a air mattress no a regular gurney wich is painfull.Ate veggies yesterday,and pudding,Had my Lactilose in the evening took miralax with water a while before bed,still have the thumping of my intestine,left back upper felt a lot better. On Wed the 7th of XXXXXXX at 11am have a driving test for my license cant miss it,Then might go to the hospital was trying to get that done.other than air in my bowels I feel a lot better. Got up in my chair the other day boy did I burp I'm like dam,the other day in bed they rolled me and have them hold me they wernt to happy but released a lot of air to feel better.need to figure out how to burp or fart thats all ask them the availability of Nexium is it over the counter, Does XXXXXXX Selszer relieve built up gas ?
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Answered by Dr. Sunil 47 hours later
Brief Answer:
Answer to patient's follow up.

Detailed Answer:
Hi again,
Nexium is not OTC but you can take Priosolec 40 mg twice daily(its OTC).

Yes it would help you with gas.Alka-Seltzer contains three active ingredients; aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid) (ASA), sodium bicarbonate, and anhydrous citric acid. The aspirin is a pain reliever and anti-inflammatory, and the sodium bicarbonate and citric acid form an antacid by their effervescent reaction with water.
I would pray that you have the strength and the peace to get you though your illness.
Hope you get well soon.
Warm regards.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Vaishalee Punj
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Follow up: Dr. Sunil 1 hour later
Doc, just added t this am early woke for my shot at 3am so added to it then,The veggies were the first solid food I had,and if you call pudding solid,I had my first little poop this morning,like a few inches.had miralax last night,still not a lot maybe a cup or more and a bowl of pudding,were not going to get alot,from the time you eat to the time you poop how long does that take? Thanks again
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Answered by Dr. Sunil 4 hours later
Brief Answer:
follow-up

Detailed Answer:
Hi again,

The complete process from digestion to excretion takes almost 24-36 hours.
Start taking digestive enzymes as I advised, you would feel better.

I hope you get well soon.
Thanks!


Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Arnab Banerjee
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Follow up: Dr. Sunil 45 hours later
Had my lactulose as directed at a breakfast croissant sandwich fluids and miralax no poop. yesterday thev same,lactulose through out day,was up in chair and moving,got put to bed,today hurting from yesterday's ate a little didn't didn't poop,just had lactulose,no Mira lax yet,stomachs tight from sandwich and water,we'll se if gas starts,then XXXXXXX Seltzer,11:00am now6/8
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Answered by Dr. Sunil 38 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Can be intestinal motlity disorder.

Detailed Answer:
Hi again,
intestinal motility disorders applies to abnormal intestinal contractions,like intestinal paralysis. This phrase is used to describe a variety of disorders in which the gut has lost its ability to coordinate muscular activity.

A CT scan and capsule endoscopy along with vcolonoscopy should be done to rule out paralysis of a part of bowel.
Severe bloating,Inability to pass stools despite maximum treatment can be indicative of paralytic ileus.

I think you should go for these tests.
A CT should be done initisally to make things clear.

I would strongly suggest you to go for a CT scan.
Folow up with reports.
Warm regards.


Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Prasad
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Follow up: Dr. Sunil 3 days later
Here it is 6/12 and things have gotten better,the last 4 days have pooped,The 9th alot in the morning with out miralax,just the lactulose as described then again in the afternoon at 3pm. Lets back trac to the 8th was worried hadn't gone so was going to get supository at 2pm got rolled over to a OMG and was loaded,that day some Mira lax in the afternoon and before bedtime 10pm also the evening at 7pm called the bbq across the street and had a appetite so ordered a small chili cheese fry,meat only chili no beans and a cobler since it went through me with no help,at a small amount slowly no bad feelings,ate half the cobler still good things were moving sleep could feel cramp like but different just things moving no pain,next morning another OMG down to my knees and kinda solid,and another afternoon issue, was feeling pretty good having some food in me and out.Haven't used any miralax,just the lactulose aa directed.had a small cheff salad with some meat cheese and dressing no problem been taking it easy still no breakfast makes me nauseas,but everything working as it should,still not over doing it lost 20lbs while sick seams things are getting better still watching what I eat and how much remaining hungry stead of full,sorry had to have his chili fries there just so good I was the one who pays and had 3 days food going through me at that point.Thanks again if your in the neighbor hood drop by
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Answered by Dr. Sunil 14 hours later
Brief Answer:
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Detailed Answer:
Your welcome.
I hope you get better soon.

Thanks!!
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