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my back and left side hurts and im constipated

A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Rakinic
37 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Maybe: It could be. The only way to know for sure if pain inthat area is diverticulitis (which is inflammation) is to get a CT scan. See your doctor for an e ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Okamoto
28 years experience Family Medicine
Unlikely: From your history, you just got over diarrhea, so it is unlikely that your current symptoms are now due to constipation. More likely your symptoms ar ... Read More
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Dr. Jay Joshi answered
20 years experience Pain Management
As : As with most pain conditions, there can be a variety of potential problems that can cause the pain that you are describing. It is difficult to diagno ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
CONSTIPATION: Sx of constipation is more of abdominal pain not backpain. Check your urine instead if with frequency and backpain.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Urinary Tract Infect: This could be a worsening kidney infection that started out as a bladder problem. Now that you are having back pain where your kidneys are and given ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
If pain is getting: Worse, i'd suggest u go to an urgent care or er right away. Your pain could be from appendicitis, diverticulitis, nerve impingement etc. Take care! ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Motoki
40 years experience Plastic Surgery
Abdominal Pain: Abdominal pain can be caused by a number of different conditions many of which are very serious. You need to seek medical attention for proper diagnos ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
18 years experience Urgent Care
Get checked: Rib pain can be muscular, bony or on the surface if associated with a rash. Life threatening causes are also possible if it is when you breathe and in ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anastasia Shnitser
13 years experience Gastroenterology
See a doctor: There are a lot of possible diagnoses since you have diffuse pain. I would run a few different tests before recommending any further treatment. Could ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
It could be from : A problem with the uterus, ovaries or intestine. Ask your dr about the cause of your anemia -? Fibroid uterus causing excessive menstrual bleeding. Go ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
17 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: Your symptoms may be signs of something significantly wrong. One cannot tell without a complete history, physical and possible lab/imaging tests. Ov ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Please see doctor: You don't say where you're bleeding from. So not knowing, my best suggestion is to see your doctor today. If s/he is not available, go to emergency ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
CVA pain: Could be musculoskeletal strain or sprain or renal pain from renal stones. Need an evaluation too for stomach and headache.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Back pain: Please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility. The team may be able to fully control your symptoms or you might need to be sent to th ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Javid Tavari
29 years experience Internal Medicine
See a physician.: You need to see a physician and be examined directly. It could be different reasons for your pain. You need to be seen.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pam Yoder
Dr. Pam Yoder answered
Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Time to be seen: Diagnosis and treatment of such pain depends on gestational age and evaluation of the expectant woman. Most obs want to talk with and often see patien ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Backpain: In complete information here, age and associated condition would be helpful. Id the pain is bad enough to be described as it is killing pain need to b ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Cannot diagnose: Your symptoms are compatible with several potentially very serious conditions and would strongly recommend that you see a doctor asap. Do not wait. G ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Because the hard : Stool is stretching the wall of the sigmoid colon in left lower abdomen. You may also have diverticular disease which can make the wall of the colon l ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to see doctor: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician, it may require some test ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Justin Brown
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Abdominal pain: Abdominal pain is a very broad complaint and can be difficult to get to the bottom of the cause. This could be from a variety of conditions, but you ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Steinbach
Specializes in Family Medicine
Skin/muscle/internal: pain that moves and is accompanied by swelling or warmth suggests inflammation or infection. This could be in the skin, the underlying muscle, or the ... Read More
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