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A 25-year-old female asked:

Please help! i feel a lot of pressure and tightness in my lower abdomen and in my chest it is hard to breath. my left lower abdomen swells after passing a bowel movement. i am not hungry and weak. i have been to numerous doctors over the past 6 month

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Pressure,tightness: You may be dealing with anxiety and chronic stress, but before assuming that I would recommend a thorough evaluation of the pelvis and intestinal tract. A pelvic examination by a gynecologist and an evaluation by a gastroenterologist would be important, in my opinion. I assume no cardiopulmonary abnormalities were noted in your other examinations. Referral for stress management may be made after .
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