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Have IBS, bloating tummy and constipation. What could be the problem?

i have ibs and have severe bloating my tummy is so hard it never goes down stays hard all the time i have constipation some times it takes 3 to 4 days to go to toilet but main problem is my tummy its like 9 month pregnant i
had endiscope about 2 years ago they could find nothing they said its ibs but cant get to the bottom of my problem
can you give me a anser please
Asked On : Thu, 18 Apr 2013
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Psychiatrist 's  Response
Jun 2013
Hi there ~

I understand your concerns. It seems like you have bloating sensation in you stomach. There are two possible reasons for this other than IBS and they are 1. Gastritis and 2. Excessive fat. If you are obese there are ways to lose weight. IBS is a multifactorial disease that needs multipronged approach. This means that your GI physician and a physician that specializes in mental health can best help you with your problem. If you have had an upper GI endoscopy and it is normal it would be recommended that you consult with a psychiatrist to make sure you have no other etiology for this condition. I hope this helps.

Take care and have a lovely day!
Answered: Sun, 21 Apr 2013
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