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can bad constipation cause pain in appendix region ?

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Dr. Nina Hall
Dr. Nina Hall answered
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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