Bloating Or Fullness, Chills, Distended Stomach And Muscle Cramps Or Spasms (Painful)

Reviewed on 8/30/2021

A distended stomach and feeling of bloating or fullness can occur with different conditions that affect the digestive tract. Examples include gas pains, indigestion, irritable bowel syndrome, constipation, and infections of the digested system. Painful muscle cramps or spasms may not necessarily be related to the digestive system but could be present at the same time. Abdominal pain or cramping can also be associated with many of these digestive conditions. Take note of your symptoms, and speak with your healthcare provider if you are concerned.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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