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.
Call your doctor if:
The doctor will examine you and ask questions such as:
Tests that may be performed include:
Abdominal fullness prematurely after meals
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Updated by: George F. Longstreth, MD, Department of Gastroenterology, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, San Diego, California. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Bethanne Black, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.
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