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A 24-year-old female asked:

so embarrassing but here are my symptoms... severe gas and bloating that won't come out (i look pregnant). pain in my lower back and lower stomach. pain when i touch certain parts of my stomach. bad headaches. can only poop on my own once about every two

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Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Ibs: Your description is similar to individuals with irritable bowel syndrome. An increase in daily fiber intake can help you regulate your bowel movements and make it regular on a daily basis. If fiber is inadequate in regulating your movements, other medications are available
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
See a doctor: Severe gas, bloating, constipation, pain in your back and stomach and constipation can be serious as well as very uncomfortable. You need to see a gastroenterologist ASAP for evaluation and treatment. You don't mention how long this has been going in but it could even be due to a bowel obstruction and needs immediate attention. If necessary go to the ER but get seen soon. Hope this helps.

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