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Bloated stomach. Healthy habits and active lifestyle. What is the reason?

I get up in the morni g and my stomach looks relatively flat (I have 2 children) I try to eat well but by the time I m standing in the shower at 8pm my stomach is bloated and I look like I m several months into another pregnancy. is it because my abs are weak or is it another reason. I am fit, strong and active, don t get it..
Asked On : Sun, 27 May 2012
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After going through your details, causes of distension of abdomen may be due to acid peptic disorder and dyspepsia and meteorism which means excess of air in intestines.
Other possibilities should be considered visceral fats(Central obesity) or even collection of fluid in abdomen(Ascites), Even a hernia?

You should consult Physician and get your examination and investigation to detect any cause, the simple one is ultrasonography.
If everything is fine then it is lax abdominal muscle may give appearance of protuberant abdomen.

Please avoid constipation take adequate amount of water and continue to follow healthy lifestyle.

Hope this helps.
Take care.
Good Luck.
Dr.Akhilesh Dubey M.D.
Answered: Sat, 6 Jul 2013
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