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Abdominal bloating is a condition where the abdomen feels tight, full, and appears to be swollen.
Mr. Abhay Chopada a laparoscopic general and colorectal consultant specialises in the treatment of various gastrointestinal disorders as well as symptoms such as abdominal bloatedness. As one of UK’s Top Surgical Gastroenterologists, is well known for his expertise in this field.
Bloating, passing gas and belching occur naturally in our day-to-day lives, but when these conditions cause pain and affect your daily activities, something may be seriously wrong and requires immediate medical attention.
Abdominal bloating is a condition where the abdomen feels tight, full, and appears to be swollen. It occurs when abdominal gas starts building up in the stomach and fails to pass.
Abdominal bloating commonly occurs due to swallowing large amounts of air or impaired digestion. Indigestion releases gases that fill up the large pockets of the intestine causing the intestine to stretch and result in a bloated feeling. These are caused by:
Abdominal bloating may also be a symptom of various conditions which include:
Abdominal bloating is sometimes associated with distension, where you notice a visible increase in abdominal girth (between hips and chest).
Abdominal bloating may be associated with an uncomfortable feeling of fullness and pain. You may feel tight or as if your abdomen has swollen. The abdomen expands in size and may cause mild, dull or sharp pain and discomfort. Pain may be relieved after having a bowel movement or when the gas has passed. Other common symptoms include:
You should consult your doctor if you experience the following along with bloating: