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Undergone an operation to remove polyps an had hysterectomy. Reason for bloating?

Hi, my mum undergone an operation to remove polyps but also had to give a hysterectomy . This happened about six to ten years ago. Since the operation she looks six months pregnant and she used to be so slim. She also suffers with bloating , some foods, though shes not sure which make it worse. She was told is was IBS . Im not sure if there is something else happening here. She is 58 years old.
Asked On : Mon, 25 Mar 2013
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Hi and thanks for the query,
Bloating is a common symptom that could either be associated with an organic disease or juts functional disorder. Changes i diet, inadequate intake of vegetables and fibre, less drinking of water on its own could lead to bloating. eating fermented foods could cause similar effects. Irritable bowel syndrome and should only be considered as a diagnosis of exclusion especially if order pathologies, especially n this terrain of past history of abdominal surgery is concerned. I suggest you visit your gastroenterologist for a proper evaluation to exclude the possibilities of an intestinal obstruction or a pathology of the colon.
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Luchuo, MD.
Answered: Mon, 25 Mar 2013
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