A 34-year-old female asked:
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i have stomach pain that comes and goes for couple days.i still poop hard and soft stool..have ibs and lots of stress..could it b a bowel obstruction ?

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Dr. Mark Dickson
22 years experience General Surgery
Probably not: A bowel obstruction is associated with lack of bowel movements. Stress commonly causes your symptoms.
Answered on Sep 22, 2016

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