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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Belly bloating: There are lots of reasons for abdominal discomfort & bloating, & not all of them are due to the GI tract. Even "functional" syndromes may be p ... Read More

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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Pain for a week: This is something that needs to be evaluated. Any new abdominal pain that has not resolved in 1-3 days needs to be checked. The abdomen is full of o ... Read More
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Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Well: Well many possibilities. First check a pregnancy test. If negative. Then time to see your doctor for a complete evaluation and possible testing
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
45 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Bloating is usually caused by the elevated Progesterone levels that occurs when you ovulate. This happens 2 weeks before the period.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience Internal Medicine
Repeat test in 1 wk: Pregnancy less likely but you should recheck pregnancy test in 1 week. Read the directions carefully and do the test on your first voided specimen in ... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
ABDOMINAL PAIN: Abdominal pain with chills, headache, nausea and bloating x 1 week can be serious. No mention of stools. You need diagnostic workup like abdomen ultra ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ward Dean
Dr. Ward Dean answered
42 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Dysbiosis: Most likely, the Cipro (ciprofloxacin) killed off most of your normal intestinal bacteria, causing all kinds of problems. Eat yogurt, or a good probi ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dwain Rickertsen
35 years experience Family Medicine
Family practice : Probably hormonal changes which should resolve in time. Are you on any new medication ?
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Constipation: If you have the urge to have a bowel movement but can't, work from below by inserting a dulcolax rectal suppository. If not successful, insert a fleet ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Gastroenteritis?: The symptoms of Stomach Flu (Viral Gastroenteritis) can include: nausea, vomiting, headache, watery bowel movements (not bloody), abdominal cramps and ... Read More
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