Causes of a bloated stomach include overeating, eating fatty foods, eating too quickly and presence of gas in the stomach, states WebMD. Other causes include irritable bowel syndrome, stress, smoking, and conditions such... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Despite what it may look like, starving children do not have bloated stomachs due to excess fat, like children who are overfed; rather, they have bloated stomachs due to a condition called protein calorie malnutrition, o... More » Health Nutrition & Diets Nutritional Amounts & Limits

Some causes of a hard, bloated stomach include constipation, irritable bowel syndrome, overeating, gastroesophageal reflux and lactose intolerance, according to MedlinePlus. More serious causes include tumors, ovarian ca... More » Health Conditions & Diseases
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Causes of belly bloat include eating too fast, gas in the abdomen and overeating, especially fatty foods, states WebMD. This condition can cause abdominal swelling and distention. Other causes include drinking carbonated... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Healthline states that indigestion, gas and flatulence, and lactose intolerance are the most common reasons for bloating. Bloating is often an signal of an underlying issue that can be nonthreatening or serious. More » Health Conditions & Diseases Gastrointestinal Issues

Some of the more common causes of abdominal pain are ulcers, gas, gallstones, stomach viruses, indigestion and urinary tract infections, according to WebMD. Other causes of abdominal pain may include kidney stones, appen... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Some common causes of stomach bloating include overeating, eating too fast, and eating rich and fatty foods, according to WebMD. Another common cause of bloating is gas in the abdomen. More » Health Pain & Symptoms