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A 30-year-old female asked:

For weeks my stomach has felt bloated, now i get very full after eating little food. i have pain in the upper stomach, below my ribs. i generally eat well, get a good amount of exercise, and stay well hydrated. should i be concerned?

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Dr. Anne Bosshardt
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See below: I would not be overaly concerned - simple things - like constipation could cause these symptoms - but I would make and appointment to see my doctor, and be evaluated for possible more serious conditions
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
GI tract issues: Has your stooling pattern changed? Constipation? How severe is the abdominal pain? I am wondering if you wrote the recent posts about ulcers? How much fiber is in your diet? If you take in fiber- how well do you hydrate? Severe abdominal pain warrants urgent assessment. However, if you have been experiencing lesser pain for weeks, that also warrants assessment (routinely)
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Last updated Jun 28, 2020


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