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Abdominal pain & bloating (worse after sex)

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • May 31, 2007
  • 10:00 AM

Hi, I'm 24 yrs old, normal-weight male. I've been having abdominal pain and bloating for more than a year now and it's getting worse for the last couple of months. Pain is the sharpest right under the ribs (both left & right side), but it's all over the abdomen, including the pelvic area, sometimes even around heart. The pain and bloating get worse when I'm stressed or excited, especially after sex/masturbation. Doctor told me it was probably gastritis or GERD and gave me antacids and some other pills, which I'm taking the last 4 weeks. I've also changed my diet, quit smoking & drinking alcohol & coffee, but the situation hasn't improved much. Any ideas? Thanks.

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  • I forgot to mention that coffee, alcohol and cigarettes do make the situation worse, but like I said I've quit all that and still not much improvement. But it's this sexual side that worries me most, sometimes when I'm just pulling my penis a bit harder when urinating or washing I feel the pain going from the pelvic area to the upper abdomen. Ultrasound showed nothing. Also, is it possible to have gastritis and feel most of the pain in colon and only rarely in stomach?
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