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Sharp pain before bowel movement

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Gromisch
38 years experience
Constipation: Sounds like colonic spasms secondary to constipation. I would recommend a stool softener and increase your daily intake of water.

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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Cough headache: Headache only triggered by straining is a rather uncommon condition. It could be primary cough headache, a benign condition that precipitated by cough... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Cannot diagnose: You need to be examined after providing a detailed history and will probably need some imaging studies. Go see your doctor and get this evaluated befo... Read More
Dr. Hashmat Rajput
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Pelvis pain: Bowel movement does not pass all the way means constipation or partial obstruction. The obstruction can be inside colon or compressing the colon. Als... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Parvez
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Get a check up: Sounds like you have an ongoing infection, probably pneumonia. Please consult your doctor at the earliest.
A 74-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Most common in the described location sigmoid diverticula ( pockets that push out from the colon wall) may cause such pain. Sometimes they become infl... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 45 years experience
Doesn't sound: Like anything serious if it is intermittent. But speak with your doctor to make sure, especially if it persists. It could be prostate infection.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Muscle strain: sounds like a muscle strain. Doesn't have to be a hernia (feeling for bulge). If fever, change in bowel habits or vomiting related to it, than likel... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cynthia Guy
A Verified Doctoranswered
38 years experience
Needs to be seen: Your pain needs to be evaluated by your physician sooner rather than later.
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Kessler
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Make visit: The main concern with hernias is that they can cause obstruction/partial obstruction and if you have a symptomatic hernia then it needs to be fixed. P... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
A Verified Doctoranswered
Endocrinology 51 years experience
Ideas: Anyone who has a sharp pain related to bowel or urine that continues for a few days is a clear indication that you must contact your primary doctor as... Read More