What is Bloating?

Bloating is any abnormal general swelling, or increase in diameter of the abdominal area. As a symptom, the patient feels a full and tight abdomen, which may cause abdominal pain, and sometimes accompanied by increased stomach growling, or more seriously, the total lack of it.

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hi, i have came off my dianette 5months ago, i was on it as i have pcos, my skin and hair is now so greasy, my tummy is really bloated and i've put...

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Hello young lady,
I can help a little, but it would benefit you to work with a dietitian. Even if you have access to a WIC dietitian, someone to...

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I am 56, Male, weight 62Kgs, vegetarian, banking profession, hyper sensitive, thin, height 5'3", suffer from chronic [last 35 years] gas, bloating,...

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Dear many causes for bloting and decreased appetite.Some common causes of abdominal bloating and loss of appetite...

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