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What could be causing pain in upper left abdominal muscle, excess gas and visible peristalsis. Going on for 1 year now. Postpartum related?

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Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Family Medicine
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In brief: Consider constipatio

You may want to consider constipation as a cause.
Unlikely related to post partum for a year. You store stool on the left side of your abdomen before you evacuate it out of the rectum.

In brief: Consider constipatio

You may want to consider constipation as a cause.
Unlikely related to post partum for a year. You store stool on the left side of your abdomen before you evacuate it out of the rectum.
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Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
These are relatively common symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome. You might want to do a Virtual Consult with one of our Health Tap doctors for more information.
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