Abdominal fullness prematurely after meals
Causes may include:
Satiety is the satisfied feeling of being full after eating. Early satiety is feeling full sooner than normal or after eating less than usual.
Follow your health care provider's advice.
The provider will examine you and ask questions such as:
Tests that may be performed include:
Call your provider if:
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Review Date: 7/11/2017
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