San Diego, CA
A 19-year-old female asked about a 19-year-old female:
can bad constipation cause pain in appendix region ?
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Specializes in General Surgery
Absolutely !: Constipation can cause abdominal discomfort in any number of areas. I recommend a diet with plenty if fruits, vegetables and water, and a fiber supplement such as metamucil. If no improvement see your family md.
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Last updated May 1, 2014
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