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what is the cause of pain that radiates to legs when passing stool? ,

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Dr. Louise Andrew
45 years experience Emergency Medicine
Uncommon: complaint, never heard it in fact. If you are very constipated chronically and are having to push and strain very hard this could be related. You should take fiber laxatives, eat vegetables and fruits, and drink at least 8 oz of liquid 6 times daily.
Answered on Sep 29, 2019
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