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A 20-year-old female asked:

Ive been having a pain on the right side of my abdomen, next to my pelvic bone that comes and goes. ive had it for a few weeks with lower bloating and im not sure if i have ibs or something else. any idea what causes it?

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Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Abdominal bloating : Are you having bowel movements, passing gas? More information is needed List of reasons: Lactose intolerance Fructose intolerance FODMAPS (high FODMAP diet) Malabsorption Celiac disease Pancreatic insufficiency Functional Irritable bowel syndrome Functional dyspepsia Functional bloating Constipation Dysmotility Diabetes Scleroderma Pseudo-obstruction:
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