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A 26-year-old male asked:

Hi, i experience pain/burning sensation above my belly button and discomfort in my intestines. i pass gas and constipated. i mostly experience all these when am laying down on the bed. kindly assist. thanks in advance.

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Dr. Louise Andrew
A Verified Doctoranswered
Emergency Medicine 47 years experience
Constipation: Most likely gas is trapped and reaching a sensitive spot inside your intestines when you lie down. Change positions, best to sleep on stomach so you can easily pass gas. Plenty of fluids, fiber, fruits, and keep yourself regular to keep from trapping gas. Good luck!
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