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My 2-1/2 years old girl has a bloated stomach and has always stomach pain

my 2 1/2 years old daughter always had a bloated stomach. she oftentimes complaining of abdominal pain 2-3x a day. she also had the difficulty in her bowel movemnt. i mean constipated sometimes. I used to give her food aside from her milk like oatmeal, prune juice, fruits...but still her stomach is still bloated. sometimes after she eat her meal,she gets nauseated. I m worried and confused what to do with her. why she always had a bloated stomach? what is the best way to do with this?
Asked On : Tue, 1 Mar 2011
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  Anonymous's Response
I was like that as a baby, and continued to suffer until I was 18, went away for college and started taking care of myself. I went through my entire life with daily pain like your daughter, constant congestion, bloating, abdominal distention, horrible gas pains and irregular stools, join pain, and other conditions, all of which went away on a dairy- and gluten-free diet. I can't believe I went my entire life in pain just from the types of foods I was eating. Even things we consider 'normal' or 'healthy' in the modern diet are highly unnatural. Test out variations in your daughter's diet, she could be intolerant to dairy, gluten or fructose. It's overwhelming to look into, but please do it for her. My mom was told exactly the same thing as Dr. Das said above, and as a result, I suffered for 18 years not only with pain and constant fatigue, but the body-image issues from a belly that looked 6 months pregnant didn't exactly help. You can get her tested, but the tests are not as accurate as testing out elimination diets yourself (while making sure she's getting a balanced diet, of course.)
Answered: Sun, 24 Apr 2011
General & Family Physician Dr. Gautam Das's  Response
Hi. Her motility is decreased. Do you burp her properly after each food. kids usually gulp lot of air during feeding, you need to gently pat on the back after each feed with the head on your shoulder so that she burps properly. Also please show her to your paedetrician
Answered: Tue, 1 Mar 2011
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