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Recently I have had a very bloated feeling constantly

By Anonymous July 3, 2017 - 1:32pm
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that also makes me short of breath. I just realized that my stools are getting hard and impacted. What could I do for this situation?.

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Hello Anonymous,

Welcome to EmpowHER. Thank you for reaching out to our community.

Please speak with your primary care physician. Constant bloating that leads to shortness of breath is a concern, as is the constipation.

I am not qualified to make a diagnosis, but a bloating feeling and diarrhea or constipation, sometimes alternating, are two symptoms of IBS or irritable bowel syndrome.

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common disorder that affects the large intestine (colon). Irritable bowel syndrome commonly causes cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, gas, diarrhea and constipation. IBS is a chronic condition that you will need to manage long term.

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July 4, 2017 - 6:54am
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