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    bloated belly :(
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    scampbell73 posted:
    hi, im new to this but thought id give it a go. Ive been having problems with my belly ever since i had my gallblatter removed a year ago. i still feel bloated, gaining weight and sick to my stomach almost everyday. ive had tests ran on my liver and pancreas function and all has come back normal. idk what to do anymore? i eat healthy, i excersize but i keep gaining weight. ive had tests on my hormone levels and thyroid....all are normal? im 43....my gut looks like im pregnant by like 5 months...its crazy! Im scared and dont know what to do?
     
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    editor_morgan responded:
    Hi scampbell73,

    These are certainly awful feelings to have to go through. I'm glad to hear that you are consulting a doctor despite the fact that they've been unable to narrow down what is causing the bloating. Being proactive is key, which it sounds like you are being considering that you are working with your doctors, exercising and eating healthy.

    Here are some links to information on WebMD about abdominal bloating that I hope might help.

    Bloating 101: Why You Feel Bloated
    Symptom Checker for a Distended Stomach
    Abdominal Fullness or Bloating Topic Overview

    Keep plugging away with your doctors to find the root of your stomach discomfort. Let us know what happens!


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