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The term distended stomach usually indicates the abdomen is enlarged or swollen, according to MedicineNet. Bloating is another term for the condition. Overeating is one of the most common causes of a distended stomach, r... More »

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Symptoms of a distended stomach include diarrhea, abdominal pain, fever and vomiting, states MedicineNet. Other symptoms include tightness and an uncomfortable feeling of fullness, abdominal rumbling and frequent burping... More »

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A distended upper abdomen, also known as diastasis recti, is typically caused by the stretching and resultant thinning of the linea alba tissues along the front wall of the stomach, according to Twiniversity. The linea a... More »

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Symptoms of indigestion include abdominal pain, bloating or feeling full, nausea and vomiting, gas and belching, and burning in the abdomen and/or stomach, according to WebMD. Indigestion symptoms often increase when a p... More »

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During a gastric sleeve surgery, incisions are made in the abdomen, a camera is used to provide a clear view during the operation and a large part of the stomach is removed. The aim of the surgical procedure is to make t... More »

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Indigestion, or a feeling of fullness or discomfort after a meal, is a common stomach, or upper abdomen, complaint, and treatment depends on identifying the indigestion's cause, according to WebMD. Most mild cases of ind... More »

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A biting pain in the upper half of the abdomen is a chief sign of excess acid production in the stomach. The cells that release acid for the digestion of food may produce more acid than they normally would, and the exces... More »

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