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    An_242292 posted:
    I have been having this issue for over a year now, and it happens when I am hungry or after I eat something and is worse if it is something greasy or fatty. It feels like my stomach is spasming or I have something inside of me trying to kick or claw its way out and now I am noticing my abdomen is swollen and its hard for me to lean over. I feel bloated all the time and sometimes I can actually feel the gas in my stomach, causing it to rise. Am I alone or imagining this? Is this typical for IBS/Crohns or should I be even more concerned it is something worse? I also had my gallbladder removed a few years ago.
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    icabodjones responded:
    sometimes feel like an alien is in my abd. have trouble breathing after even small meals, becomeing afraid it is something more besides uc dr not to informative, very discourageing.


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