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Satiety is the satisfied feeling of being full after eating. Early satiety is feeling full sooner than normal or after eating less than usual.
Abdominal fullness prematurely after meals
Follow your health care provider's recommendations. A liquid diet may be helpful. A detailed diet log (recording what was eaten, how much, and when) may be needed. Small, frequent meals may be more tolerable than large, less frequent meals. A diet high in fat may worsen the feeling.
Call your doctor if:
The doctor will examine you and ask questions such as:
Tests that may be performed include:
Review Date: 11/22/2011
Reviewed By: David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc., and Todd Eisner, MD, Private practice specializing in Gastroenterology, Boca Raton, FL. Clinical Instructor, Florida Atlantic University School of Medicine. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network.
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