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Stomach bloating, lump in right lumbar region. Medical attention required?

Hello.... ive been wondering why my daughter has been looking so bloated for a while now and today she got bloaated again so I started pressing her stomachs on each side and felt what seemed like a lump on her right lumbar region..... I don t feel it on her other side... should I take her to the hospital cuz it seems she must of had it for a while. It shows alot when she gets bloated and she looks bloated most of the day
Asked On : Sun, 27 Jan 2013
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Hello Good Evening,

There are many causes of bloating, including: diet, irritable bowel syndrome, lactose intolerance, re flux, and constipation and some more.

Gas and bloating is a sign that food is not being digested correctly by the body. An inadequate intake of water will cause excessive stomach bloating.
Water benefits the body by aiding with digestion because it supports a majority of the body's daily functions.

Fatty foods cause a formation of fat cells to develop throughout the body and contribute to bloating as well. A build up of fat cells slows down the body's ability to empty the stomach.

Dairy products also contribute to excessive cramps, gas, and bloating.
Persons who are intolerant to lactose products experience this effect more than others.

Following steps should follows to lessen the bloating:
Walk after eating a meal.
Avoid coffee and chocolates.
Avoid Meals that are high in fat.
Avoid extremely hot or cold food.
Avoid bubble gum or bubbly beverages.

You feel lump, that can be a dilated bowel loop, for that you should go to your GP.
If needed then medication should be included antacids, PPI, digestive enzymes.


Dr. Naresh Jain
Answered: Sun, 7 Jul 2013
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