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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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Illnesses that cause a distended abdomen, pressure and a feeling of fullness include irritable bowel syndrome, indigestion, inflammatory bowel disease and an intestinal parasite infection, according to Healthline. Pancre... More »

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Some ways to relieve stomach gas are by using home remedies, such as herbal teas and fennel seeds. There also are many OTC products that can help with gas symptoms, including Pepto-Bismol, lactase enzyme, simethicone and... 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 gastronomy tube, or G-tube, is a feeding tube that is inserted into the stomach percutaneously or surgically through the abdomen, explains the University of California, San Francisco. The tube feeds formula, liquids an... 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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