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Escondido, CA
A 41-year-old female asked:

Can constipation cause back and leg pain?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Kyle Dickson
Orthopedic Surgery 33 years experience
Yes: Mostly constipation can cause back pain and occasionally leg pain. Correct the constipation with stool softener and diet. If the leg pain continues would see doctor.

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A male asked:

What in constipation leads to leg pain ??

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Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery 55 years experience
Constipation does-: -not cause leg pain unless you have a herniated disk in your back, & increasing your abdominal pressure due 2 the constipation, they are not related.
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