Patient : I have a deep purple half dollar sized mark on my stomach with abdominal distention that seems pretty bad. I also have also abdominal pain. I had have IBS diarrhea type and had a bowel movement yesterday. I had an abdominal x-ray yesterday and was told that it looked like it could be something like or similar constipation. I was wondering how concerned I should be and what it could be.
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