A 49-year-old female asked:
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having pains in lower ab area. there similar to labor pains. comes with constipation and more pain when bearing down.

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Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Seek help: You may have diverticulosis/diverticulitis. See a gastroenterologist for diagnosis and treatment.
Answered on Mar 29, 2013
Dr. Allen Kamrava
14 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Try stool softener: You should speak with a doc. Without knowning anything other than above, it comes with constipation. Try a stool softener and see if it helps. But really, speak with your doctor.
Answered on Mar 30, 2013
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