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lower back pain and frequent bowel movements

A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brett Halper
23 years experience Family Medicine
Back pain: See your doctor.... Could be related to your colon or other abdominal structures...

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A female asked:
Dr. David Houghton
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
More info needed: Might have strained muscles while pushing. Much more info would be needed to say more.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
See below: If the constipation that you report is new, you may want to be tested for hypothyroidism. Without any addition details about your low back pain and w ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Be seen: I would encourage you to be seen and thoroughly evaluated; particularly if the pain is severe and going on for two months. Many potential causes incl ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Many possibilities: Low back pain and constipation 9 days after a cesarean. Constipation is common after a cesarean, due to pain meds and not moving as much. Make sure ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Many possibilities: the back pain could be muscle pain or disc from straining at the stool. It could be inbtesinal but usally that is felt in the abdomeln
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sari Nabulsi
Specializes in Pediatrics
Back pain : we need more information to help you. The first thing that down to mind is inflammatory bowel disease like Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis. The ... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Blankinship
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: The straining associated with constipation can cause increased pressure on the lower spine which could potentially aggravate a back condition.
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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 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
LBP: Unless you have had a new back injury, i'd check soon with the doctor who did your surgery.
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