abdominal bloating & other symptoms, could I have IBS?

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I've had abdominal bloating for the past week, which fluctuates throughout the day. In particular the top of my stomach is really hard and hurts when I press down on it. It has left my stomach feeling really strange and has made me lose my appetite a bit. I'm also constipated, and am struggling to burp and fart. It feels like there is trapped gas in my stomach and is making my chest feel a bit uncomfortable as well. I also do experience heartburn sometimes at night. I feel like I have put on weight but I am not sure if its just the bloating. Does anyone have any idea what this could be or what I could do to relieve the gas, because the feeling in my upper abdomen is very uncomfortable

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    Hi janed289

    Go to the pharmacy and buy 'Windeze' it will relieve the bubbles of gas that are causing the bloat...

  • Posted

    Pharmacies have a large selection of anti-gas products. Recommended are products that contain 125mg Simethecone.

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    Hi, what other symptoms are you getting? I'm having tests at the moment, having already done stool samples 3 months ago they came back normal. what problems are you having?****

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