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lower abdominal pain and painful bowel movements

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 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 male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
See your doc.: Pain on the right side with blood in stool needs a good explanation. Maybe not related, but the symptoms suggest an inflammatory bowel condition. Ma ... 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 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 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Exam needed: A year is a very long time to put up with these symptoms. They may merely be due to irritable GI tract, but an exam, preferably by a gastroenterologis ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can examine: Each person with constipation needs to be sure there is no other disease causing it. If constipation is just due to slow movement of the food and poop ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Abdominal pain: If your symptoms have been going on for some time, I would recommend you see a physician for some blood tests and an exam. Important to rule out any i ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ricardo Rodriguez
40 years experience Plastic Surgery
See A Doc: If you are experiencing painful bowel movements, are noticing stretchmarks and have a swollen abdomen you should definitely go see a doctor in person ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
E.R. checks appendix: Lower abdominal discomfort can be from many things. For pain there, appendicitis is a concern (pain usually worsens over time, with fever coming on). ... Read More

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