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Can constipation cause abdominal pain

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: One of the sign of constipation is pain because of the difficulty of passing the stool.
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Dr. Erik Borncamp
24 years experience Wound care
Yes. : Usually crampy in nature but can be sharp and stabbing. If not improving with fluids and laxative see an MD

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Debashish Bose
18 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Constipation can be surprisingly painful and difficult to treat. However, any severe abdominal pain should be evaluated by a physician to make sure no ... Read More
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A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Be seen: You might want to get a check up just to be evaluated for your abdominal pain, poor appetite. And constipation. But to answer your question, constipa ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience Radiology
Consider stress: The good news so far is that your doctor has likely excluded a goodly number of significant illnesses. Have an honest look at your life, diet, relatio ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Frey
11 years experience Internal Medicine
More info needed: Thanks for your question! Prilosec's main mechanism of action is to decrease acid production. Some of the more serious complications include a form ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Needs eval : This isn't a usual presentation for colon cancer, since it's usually without symptoms, and doesn't happen to 17 year olds very often. There are a lot ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Many possibilities: This public forum is for information, not medical advice. If one has very uncomfortable tummy pain, and is normally in good health, the possibilities ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Be seen asap: Please have the patient be seen promptly! With all of the symptoms noted from different organ systems, he needs to be brought to attention ASAP.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need more info: Stomach pain is a vague symptom and not sufficient to provide an opinion. You may consult this site for information on this topic and see your physici ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Appendicitis: Evaluating abdominal pain is like solving a mystery. There are usually many different possibilities, which can be narrowed down by asking the right q ... Read More
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