A swollen abdomen occurs when your stomach area is larger than normal. This is sometimes known as a distended abdomen or swollen belly. A swollen abdomen is often uncomfortable or even painful. A swollen abdomen has a number of potential causes. Abdomen could be swollen for a number of different reasons.Some of the most common causes of abdominal swelling include overeating and gas. It can also be due to Irritable Bowel Syndrome,Lactose Intolerance,Ascites. The swollen abdomen could be caused by a number of other less common symptoms. For example, gallstones are hard masses that can build up in your gallbladder. Pancreatitis is an inflammation of the pancreas. Weight gain may also cause swelling of the abdomen, as can a blockage in your intestine. An ovarian cyst may also lead to a swollen abdomen.
HOW IS SWELLING OF STOMACH DIAGNOSED?
A General Physician diagnoses Swelling of Stomach by performing an ultrasound and X-rays to closely examine the cause of Swelling of Legs.
HOW IS SWELLING OF STOMACH TREATED?
A swollen abdomen that is caused by eating a heavy meal will go away when you digest the food. Eating smaller amounts will help prevent swelling. For a swollen abdomen caused by swallowing air:
• Avoid carbonated beverages.
• Avoid chewing gum or sucking on candies.
• Avoid drinking through a straw or sipping the surface of a hot beverage.
• Eat slowly.
DID YOU KNOW?
Menstrual disturbances also cause Swelling of Stomach