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My partner has a bloated and sore stomach with foul smelling

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My partner has a bloated and sore stomach with foul smelling gas and is having trouble passing a stool. Otherwise a healthy 42 year old. What could it be? And what is the best treatment and diet for this? Thanks!
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 10 months ago.

thanks for this question Em

does this person take any meds?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
No he doesn't
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 10 months ago.
Have they ever had bowel surgery
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
No, he is quite healthy with no surgeries and meds.
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 10 months ago.

so is this is new problem?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 10 months ago.

this is very concerning and needs checked out

your partner needs a colonoscopy

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
It's not a virus or something he ate?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 10 months ago.

It could be.

If it persists he needs to have this checked

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 10 months ago.

Thanks for this question

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