I have a swollen and distended abdomen all day long. It began about 4 months ago and has gotten increasingly worse recently. From the moment I wake up in the morning to when I go to bed my abdomen is swollen. It does increase a bit after eating but its still distended whether I eat a meal or not. I'm quite skinny and when I feel my abdomen its hard and bounces back when I press it, it's not squishy like fat would be so I'm not skinny fat. The only way for the distention to go away is to lay straight on my back, then the swelling completing goes away and I can see a flat stomach with definition. I'm eating the same foods now as I was months ago when my stomach wasn't distended so I don't think its a food allergy and from what I've read food allergies are acute symptoms and wouldn't produce a 24/7 stomach distention. What could be causing the distention of my stomach? Is it organs, water or air that's pushing it out and why would laying down make the distention go away?
Its really aggravating i really would appreciate any help. Thanks.
By the way I'm a Male in my mid 20s if that is any info needed.