A 26-year-old male asked:
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my lower left abdominal area. level with my belly button has these little attacks where it feels like my intestine fills up with air and expands to an uncomfortable size. no severe pain just annoyance.

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Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Left abdominal: Possibilities include mild diverticulitis of the descending colon, irritable bowel syndrome, gas buildUp or early inflammatory bowel disease. If symptoms persist or worsen or if abdominal tenderness or bowel symptoms occur, , consult a gastroenterologist.
Answered on Jul 27, 2019
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