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lower abdominal pain and frequent bowel movements

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: You should see your doctor, given the severity of your back pain coupled with the fact that your late.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Abdominal pain : You need examination as this could be many things
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Constipation: Sounds like constipation primarily. Consider using a mild laxative and increase your fiber intake and hydration.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Hemorrhoids likely.: This is likely due to hemorrhoids. The history strongly suggest it, since pain is after a bowel movement, and likely associated with straining. It c ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Seegers
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Burning stomach: hello this sounds like typical symptoms of gastric hyperacidity. You should go and see your doc so you can get a baseline, and let him test you for H. ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Thomae
Specializes in General Surgery
Stretch "nerves": There are few true pain nerves to the intestines..... the intestines react to stretching or distension. You would perceive that as nausea and pain af ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Pain: it sounds that you are having significant symptoms. I am assuming that your diarrhea is being caused because of your back pain. If that is the case ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
24 years experience Wound care
Not normal : Many things can cause your symptoms (adhesions, colon issues, anal issues, endometriosis, etc) but clearly, it is not normal to have "severe" pain wi ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
This may be IBD: mucus and diarrhea is usually a phenomenon of inflammation of bowel. The colonoscope is designed to examine the colon for tumor and can reach termina ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Mintz
66 years experience Geriatrics
Requires: Investigation-colonoscopy consult G.I. Person. Bleeding sounds like from hemorrhoids or possible lesion rectum.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Anything's possible: ...but you may want to consider alternative cause for the symptoms you mentioned. Evaluation is indicated.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Newton
18 years experience Pain Management
Yes: Straining with bowel movements can increase you intrabdominal pressure which can exacerbate back pain and can also worsen pain that may be resulting f ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
May be diverticuliti: this suggests that you might have diverticulitis. Is a little pouches they come out of your large intestine. Your physician can help evaluate you or h ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
See your doc NOW: Can't tell here. Could be appendicitis, pelvic inflammatory disease, ovarian abscess, ectopic pregnancy, bowel infection, colitis, crohn's disease, ot ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Fever RLQ abd pain: Go to ER now may be appendicitis, that is the most important issue to address. Headache is from fever. Go to ER now
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
57 years experience Family Medicine
Multiple causes: Your symptoms could be caused by a gyn or GI problem. At your age anything is possible and a visit to your family physician is in order asap.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Rovner
18 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
LBP: These two symptoms are not likely related although the medications you're taking for the back pain (like ibuprofen) could cause bowel problems.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
IBS: Irritable bowel syndrome with passage of mucus and alternating constipation and diarrhea may be the problem. Other possibilities include lactose or g ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Geary
29 years experience Pediatrics
Abdominal pain: Please see your doctor to rule out ulcer . Check thyroid and urine . Hope you get relief
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
23 years experience Family Medicine
If..: If symptoms have been present only for a few days this can be caused by a virus most of the time. In this case drinking plenty of fluids,rest and taki ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mazen Kherallah
33 years experience Infectious Disease
See PCP: You need to be evaluated by a physician to determine the etiology of these symptoms. If this has been going for longer time you may need to get imagin ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Sacher
32 years experience Pain Management
Many possibilities: You may have regional enteritis known as crohns disease, duodenal ulcer, irritable bowel syndrome. I suggest you have a consultation with a gastroent ... Read More
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