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Palatine, IL
A 37-year-old female asked:

When i tighten stomach muscles (or cough or sneeze), then relax, i feel bubbles moving around in my upper left abdomen. could it just be gas? this is the 2nd day in a row?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 51 years experience
Probably gas.: I would look at your eating and drinking when these symptoms occur. It usually takes 4 hours for the stomach to empty. I would consider sitting up after taking food, possibly an anti acid. If this persists, follow up with PCP.
Last updated Jan 3, 2021

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