A member asked:

Can diarrhea cause lower abdominal pain under belly button? i was very consipated and took milk of magnesia. i have mild diarrhea now but my lower stomach hurts now. thanks

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Dr. Donald Colantino answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Diarrhea doesn't cause the pain, but may be associated with cramping, Other causes of lower abdominal discomfort include irritable bowel syndrome, diverticulitis of the colon or inflammatory bowel disease. See a physician if abdominal pain persists,, especially if there's associated tenderness,

Answered Nov 20, 2019

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