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44 year old african american female..Ortho..birth control

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i am a 44 year old african american female with no health problems to speak of. i smoke maybe 5 cigerettes a day and i also wear the Ortho Evra birth control patch. also i take 100 mgs of wellbutrian a day and 50 mgs. of Zoloft a day both of which I've been taking for about a year now. Recently my stomach has begun to swell after every meal, like i’m pregnant. I,ve never weighed more than 110 lbs all of my life except when i was pregnant.When my stomach swells i have difficulity breathing and my stomach cramps. What is my problem ? my physical with my OB-GYN is in a couple of weeks , do i need to see her before then. My weight has plumetted to 135. Even when I wake in the morning my stomach is swollen
Submitted: 11 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  joseph replied 11 years ago.
Ok Juv, Just for quick reliefe, get a hot pad girl, It'll work wonders.
Then, Did you're doc prescribe you both zoloft and wellbutrian? Obviosly you've been on it for a year. why does he have you on such a high dose of wellbutrian? you have to watch you're weight with that stuff, It can cause siezures, And with zoloft, It is being studied for use in obesity.
I would try an anti gas, or alkaselzer, for the bloating.

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