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A 36-year-old female asked:

my whole lower abdomen below my belly button swells up and hurts. my doctors can't find anything wrong. can this be caused by a food intolerance?

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Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Gluten enteropathy?: Have you been screened for celiac disease? It is one of the most common GI disorders now in the Western hemisphere and typical symptoms can be bloating, and abd pain. Make sure you have a celiac screening and possibly other tests

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