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5 Potential Feeling of Fullness After a Meal Causes

Disclaimer: The article does not replace an evaluation by a physician. Information on this page is provided as an information resource only, and is not to be used or relied on for any diagnostic or treatment purposes.

  1. 1.Uterine Fibroids

    Uterine fibroids are noncancerous tumors in the uterus. They are common in women of childbearing age.

    Treatment ranges from medication to surgical removal of the fibroid.

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    vaginal bleeding, pelvis pain, abdominal cramps (stomach cramps), painful periods, irregular period
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor
  2. 2.Uterine Fibroids

    Uterine fibroids are noncancerous tumors in the uterus. They are common in women of childbearing age.

    Treatment ranges from medication to surgical removal of the fibroid.

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    vaginal bleeding, pelvis pain, abdominal cramps (stomach cramps), painful periods, irregular period
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

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  3. 3.Gastroparesis (Delayed Gastric Emptying)

    Gastroparesis is a condition that causes nausea and vomiting. It can also make you feel full too soon after you start eating. It happens because the stomach takes too long to empty and does not move food along through your body fast enough.

    This is a chronic condition but can be well managed with prescription medicines and adjustment in diet .

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    nausea, stomach bloating, vomiting, pain below the ribs, feeling of fullness early in a meal
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor
  4. 4.Stomach Neoplasm

    Stomach neoplasm is a disease affecting that stomach that impairs it's ability to function properly.

    The treatment & prognosis for stomach neoplasm vary and are dependent on the disease severity.

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    abdominal pain (stomach ache), nausea, loss of appetite, constipation, diarrhea
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor
  5. 5.Tumor of the Digestive Tract

    Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are a very rare type of tumor that originates in the walls of the stomach and small intestine. While these tumors can cause symptoms such as stomach pain and bloody feces, 1/4 of cases have no symptoms and are discovered accidentally.

    Highly variable. The disease progression depends on how long the tumors have been progressing, and what type of tissue they contain.

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    fatigue, nausea, loss of appetite, diarrhea, constipation
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Feeling of Fullness After a Meal

  • Q.Any fever today or during the last week?
  • Q.Do you currently smoke?
  • Q.Have you experienced any nausea?
  • Q.Have you been feeling more tired than usual, lethargic or fatigued despite sleeping a normal amount?

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Feeling of Fullness After a Meal Symptom Checker Statistics

  • People who have experienced feeling of fullness after a meal have also experienced:

    • 10% Abdominal Pain (Stomach Ache)
    • 8% Stomach Bloating
    • 6% Nausea
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