3 years

Pressure above stomach area

I am a man , 43 years old , usually after eating a meal I feel some pressure …kind of like bloating / gas / pressure above stomach area for a few minutes.l and then it gets better on its own.

Dr Ramzdhan,

3 years

Hi and thank you for your question.

First and foremost, we truly understand your concerns regarding your problem. From your explanation, we believe that your condition may have multifactorial causes such as:

  • Consuming cruciferous vegetables- it’s a nutritious so instead of avoiding, it is suggested to consume it in smaller portion and cooked it thoroughly.
  • Eating too fast or too much
  • Consuming too little or too much fiber
  • Stress or anxiety
  • Intolerant to certain food- such as lactose
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Gastroesophageal reflux
  • Insufficient of good bacteria in the bowel

Avoid the nuisance stomach problems with the right care for your digestive system

The solution to this problem is to identify the causes of bloated and treat the causes. However, this is just a general answer to your question. In order for us to provide you with an accurate choice of treatment and management, we need additional details to explore further into your current complaints. Therefore, we greatly suggest that you refer this to your nearest medical doctor. You may also click on this link (DoctorOnCall) to speak with our doctors online. We assure you that our conversations are kept in confidentiality unless additional consultation needed with other medical parties. Thank you.

Talk to a gastroenterologist to address your stomach problems and get their expert opinion.


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