So your main symptom is abdominal bloating / distension?
Any nausea or upset of bowel habit?
I don't have naseua. Up to this past January, I was very regular on bowel movements, typcically one a day either in the morning or evening but durng these last 2 months I sometimes have a bowel movement within an hour or two after eating lunch and sometimes with some urgency of getting to the bathroom. I now typically have 2 bowel movements a day since this started. I have also noticed a lot more noise coming from my stomach and it sounds like water moving around but I have only had diaharea perhaps twice once in the last 2 months. I also sometimes feel a little light headedness when I am getting this awkward feeling. Today this akward feeling has been going on since about 11 AM and it is now 5 PM. When this first started in January, I had some days of abdominal pain and a friend said it sounded like an ulcer. I no longer have abdominal pain but these symptoms have now been going on since January. I definitely think the awkward feeling is more prevalent now than back in January.
I hope this helps explain this better.
What has your own MD done about your symptoms?
I have not seen him about it. Last time I saw him was around Oct/Nov to check up on my blood pressure and blood pressure medication.
What do you think is going on here and should I make an appointment with him? Do I need to see him ASAP?
Yes you need to see him!
Distension and a change in bowel habit suggests large bowel pathology.
You need good physical , lab work and imaging of your large bowel ( barium enema or colonoscopy).
I need to log of for now but I will check back in with you when i can.