Swollen stomach for 3 years

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In the words of my doctor I am a medical mystery. 

For over 3 years now I have had a very large swollen stomach to the point were I look 7 months pregnant. This is takings it's toll on my body and is very draining , physically and emotionally.  I have had two colonoscopies, one endoscopy and two laparoscopies, last laparoscopy was two weeks ago. Does anyone know of someone who had the same issue. I am under gynaecology and gastro clinic and I have no idea what is wrong with me.

i have been tested for IBS, Crohns, Celiac, colitis, food allergies and most recently the biopsies I had taken from me during laparoscopy are being tested also for various other things.

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    Beside the swollen belly what else is happening? Is there pain , constipation, diarrhea , vomiting ? What do your diet look like. These are things i would like to know.Have anyone checked you for fibroids?
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    Could you be sensitive to gluten inspite of not being diagnosed as celiac? It might be worth considering an elimination diet with the help of a dietician or nutritionist.
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      Yes you do not have be be celiac to be sensitive to gluten. I would actually classify it as a food allergy. Yes get intouch with a nutritionist that would help.

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