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Do you have any other complaints apart from the abdominal distension ?
Are you suffering from any medical condition or on any medication ?
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no i just recently started getting bloated. This seems exceptionally unusual. I thought it was a curse.
As you have this sudden distension of the abdomen this does warrant a check
There could be a few reasons that could cause this .
This can be caused as a result of increased fat and also due to other reasons like fluid accumulation in the abdomen
what causes the fluid in the abdomen
Investigations like a complete blood count that should also check for your thyroid hormone levels along with an ultrasound or CT scan of your abdomen will help investigate this further .
Fluid accumulation can be caused due to disease processes associated with abdominal organs
As you have the bloating you can use a liquid like maalox available over the counter to help the bloating
SO please discuss the points I mentioned with your doctor .
i guess it is bloating my stomach hangs over my pants and is extremely big.
In that case too you need to get a complete blood check .
This will also help recognize the cause of this problem
IN the meantime you should avoid fatty and oily food
Avoid red meat as well
i look like im pregnant.
YOu should be on a light diet like fruits and vegetables
If you do look like you are pregnant then you should get the investigations I mentioned at the earliest so that we know what we are dealing with here
i will change my diet until I make my GI appt.
Yes please be on a light diet and do exercise regularly as well
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