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A 19-year-old female asked:

Can ibs or needing to have a bowel movement cause abdominal tenderness?

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Dr. Angelina Postoev md facs
General Surgery 17 years experience
Yes: if your bowel very bloated it can get tender. Usually gets better after BM, but if you were bloated for a long time, pain may take some time to go away.

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Last updated May 27, 2015

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