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What causes air filled abdominal cavity with difficulty in breathing?

my abdominal cavity fills up with air and makes it difficult to breathe. I feel like it's putting a lot of pressure on my heart. When I eat I also have difficulty breathing. Sometimes when I stand up my abdomin feels very heavy as though I am pregnant. Why is this happening?
Fri, 25 Aug 2017
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Hi..

Welcome to healthcare magic.

As you mentioned you have problem of abdominal pressure because of air filled up..
Ultrasonograph of abdominal area helpful for diagnosis..
Consult a gastroenterologist for further diagnosis.
Detail history and investigation give exact idea about problems..
Start a treatment as per reason behind it.

Get well soon..
Thank you.
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