Gastrointestinal bloating may be caused by:
However, it is often caused by chronic conditions, such as functional gastrointestinal disorders. Abnormal abdominal bloating could mean:
Abdominal bloating may be more serious if it is accompanied by pain or any of the following symptoms:
Abdominal bloating is often acute in nature. However, chronic and persistent abdominal bloating could be an indication of an underlying condition. Therefore, treatment may vary depending upon the primary cause.
If the bloating is acute, it often resolves itself over a short period of time. To avoid future occurrences, there are treatment options, but the majority are preventive in nature. Treatments often include:
In addition, it is important to avoid certain foods that may increase the bloating sensation. These include:
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If abdominal bloating becomes chronic, however, and your symptoms persist, schedule an appointment with a gastroenterologist at DHC for further evaluation. We proudly provide digestive health care in Somerset County and want to help you get on track to healthier and more comfortable living.
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