What other symptoms are you having (if any?)
Do you have any medical problems?
Do you take any medications?
Has this happened before?
Is there anything you have done that makes it better or worse?
Thanks for the additional info.
Have you had your gallbladder checked lately?
I would suggest that you have gallbladder disease ruled out via ultrasound. Gallbladder pain is 'colicky' in nature and will come and go in 'bouts as you have described. The pain can radiate to the back, shoulder, chest, and even cause unusual symptoms such as headaches and can be quite severe. The severe gas/bloating that comes and goes along with these bouts can make your abdomen appear 'different'. Any Physician can order this test for you and if the results come back normal, you may be sent for a CT to see about these previous adhesions you have had in the past. Either way, as they are becoming more and more numerous in occasion, I would definitely get an ultrasound underway.
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