i was just wondering if anyone here seems to appear more bloated/swollen on their left side? i am planning on making a doctor's appt. if i can't get this to relieve itself within the next few days. i can't feel anything there-no lumps/masses... it almost seems as if it's constant, except briefly after waking up. there's no doubt that my entire lower abdomen is bloated/swollen, but it just seems to appear slightly moreso on my left side. i've considered scar tissue (it seems the point that protrudes the most is right to the left of an appendectomy scar from 1993), which i'll ask about, but i've also "heard" that most pain-bloating/swelling that occurs on the left side is related to constipation... has anyone else experienced this or something similar? is it common in ibs to appear more bloated/swollen on the left side or is it more likely that this is either related to a previous surgery or a completely seperate issue? thanks in advance!