Bloated stomach

On this page you can find conditions that could be the cause of these symptoms although it is not a complete list of possible conditions.

Please note that if you have these symptoms, they may be unrelated to any of these conditions listed. If you are concerned about your symptoms then you should see a doctor.

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Conditions

Diverticulitis

Diverticular disease and diverticulitis are related digestive conditions that affect the large intestine (colon).


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Left sided abdominal pain
  • High temperature
  • Lower abdominal pain
  • Vomiting
  • Passing excessive wind

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Gluten Intolerance

Coeliac disease is a common digestive condition where the small intestine becomes inflamed and unable to absorb nutrients.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Diarrhoea
  • Bloated stomach
  • Unusually tired
  • Continuous, unexplained weight loss
  • Passing excessive wind

More information on Gluten Intolerance is available here.

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Irritable bowel syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome ( IBS) is a common, long-term condition of the digestive system.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Bloated stomach
  • Abdominal pain after eating
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhoea
  • Passing excessive wind

More information on Irritable bowel syndrome is available here.

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Lactose intolerance

Lactose intolerance is a common digestive problem where the body is unable to digest lactose, a type of sugar mainly found in milk and dairy products.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Bloated stomach
  • Diarrhoea
  • Passing excessive wind
  • Abdominal pain after eating
  • Feeling sick or nausea

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Liver cancer

Primary liver cancer is a rare but serious type of cancer that begins in the liver.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Yellow skin or eyes
  • Bloated stomach
  • Loss of appetite
  • Vomiting
  • Feel full quickly

More information on Liver cancer is available here.

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Ovarian Cancer

Cancer of the ovary affects more than 6,500 women in the UK each year.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Bloated stomach
  • Continuous, unexplained weight loss
  • Feel full quickly
  • Lower abdominal pain
  • Pain in the pelvic region

More information on Ovarian Cancer is available here.

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Ovarian cyst

An ovarian cyst is a fluid-filled sac that develops on a woman's ovary.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Bloated stomach
  • Pain in the pelvic region
  • Lower abdominal pain
  • Pain during sex
  • Heavy periods

More information on Ovarian cyst is available here.

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Premenstrual tension syndrome

Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is the name given to the physical, psychological and behavioural symptoms that can occur in the two weeks before a woman's monthly period.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Bloated stomach
  • Lower sex drive
  • Feeling irritable
  • Breast pain
  • Mood swings

More information on Premenstrual tension syndrome is available here.

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Stomach Cancer

Stomach cancer is when an abnormal groups of cells, known as a tumour, develops inside the stomach.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Bloated stomach
  • Continuous, unexplained weight loss
  • Upper abdominal pain
  • Feeling sick or nausea
  • Burning pain in chest or upper abdomen

More information on Stomach Cancer is available here.

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Systemic sclerosis

Scleroderma is an uncommon disease that results in hard, thickened areas of skin and sometimes problems with internal organs and blood vessels.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Bloated stomach
  • Swelling of more than one joint
  • Shortness of breath
  • Burning pain in chest or upper abdomen
  • Thickened patch of skin

More information on Systemic sclerosis is available here.

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