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could constipation cause pain in the lower abdominal area?

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Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
17 years experience Psychiatry
Lower abdominal pain: Yes. It could. When was the last time you had a bowel movement. Has it been several days? Has your stool recently been hard and difficult to pass? Try getting hydrated (2L water / day) doing as much exercise as you can and placing a call to your doc to have this pain checked out if it doesn't pass with a bowel movement soon.
Answered on Oct 5, 2020

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