A 40-year-old member asked:
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can constipation cause abdominal pain?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: One of the sign of constipation is pain because of the difficulty of passing the stool.
Answered on Dec 22, 2013
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Dr. Erik Borncamp
24 years experience Wound care
Yes. : Usually crampy in nature but can be sharp and stabbing. If not improving with fluids and laxative see an MD
Answered on Apr 30, 2017

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Constipation: Stomach rumbling during constipation mean that your intestines are working to push or move the stool in preparation for your needed toilet activity.
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Dr. Clarence Lyons
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A few things: A few things can cause this. But, if you have a hard abdomen and it is tender, you need to be seen by a doctor, now. Go to the er.

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