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Ive been having constipation the past four days now. Symtoms with it is upset stomach and burning or aching pain on left side. Laxative powderdidn wrk?

Ive been having constipation the past four days now. Symtoms with it is upset stomach and burning or aching pain on left side. Laxative powderdidn wrk?

Constipation issues: Most constipation is a direct result of your diet. Make a food diary of everything you eat (breakfast,lunch,dinner,snacks,everything)for the next two weeks. Do it contemporaneously so you won't forget a thing. Then go over it. Foods known to cause hard stool are the grains (rice,barley.oats) bananas,milk. Start removing them from the diet and the constipation goes. Check your meds that cAn cause i ...Read more

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I was constipated for months, changed my diet have now have 4 to 8 bms a day. My left abdomen is now sore and I am wondering if I should be worried.

I was constipated for months, changed my diet have now have 4 to 8 bms a day. My left abdomen is now sore and I am wondering if I should be worried.

Bowel habits: Going from constipation to frequent bms per day may be the cause of your new discomfort. It will likely resolve as you become accustomed to your new diet. If there is increase in pain, blood or mucous in stools , seek medical attention. ...Read more

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I have a very tender sore stomach for days after constipation, is that normal?

I have a very tender sore stomach for days after constipation, is that normal?

Yes: If by tender sore stomach it feels like your abdominal muscles are very sore, this can be normal. If you had to do a lot of straining during defecation, you can strain your muscles. Ibuprofen can help, and as your constipation gets better, your muscles should start to get better in the next 2-3 days. ...Read more

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Sore stomach, constipation, and complete loss of appetite. I'm sick- what do I have?

Sore stomach, constipation, and complete loss of appetite. I'm sick- what do I have?

Get it evaluated: It is impossible to even guess over the internet. See a doctor, get examined and have appropriate testing done. ...Read more

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Diag. W/ibs w/constipation, unable to bm w/out bisacodyl/miralax for yrs. Now 2mos ago started bm 2+\day, bad stomach pains & sore bum. Concern?

Diarrhea : There is a lot that can be going on here. Your new ongoing diarrhea for 2 mo can be from laxative-induced effect. But if off laxatives, the diarrhea can be from overflow incontinence, or infection (eg, c diff infection), or ibs-diarrhea type. Other not-mentioned processes could be going on, so i recommend seeing a GI md and getting a good physical exam as well (including a digital rectal exam). ...Read more

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Please tell me what can cause a hard abdomen thats tender but not caused by pregnancy or constipation?

Please tell me what can cause a hard abdomen thats tender but not caused by pregnancy or constipation?

A few things: A few things can cause this. But, if you have a hard abdomen and it is tender, you need to be seen by a doctor, now. Go to the er. ...Read more

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Very constipated. Pain/aching in the middle of my abdomen since I woke up this morning but no nausea or other symptoms. Is the pain from constipation?

Very constipated. Pain/aching in the middle of my abdomen since I woke up this morning but no nausea or other symptoms. Is the pain from constipation?

See answer: Sorry, it's not possible to give specific advice without more information. For helpful information on constipation go to> http://bit.ly/1uzOegm For patient information on abdominal pain> http://bit.ly/10RdXop ...Read more

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Can gas and constipation give you a tender abdomen?

Can gas and constipation give you a tender abdomen?

Yes: But so can a number of more serious issues. If persists be seen. ...Read more

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I suffer from sever constipation. I had an episode yesterday. I have had little appetite, nauseous, and my lower abdomen is tender to touch since. ?

I suffer from sever constipation. I had an episode yesterday. I have had little appetite, nauseous, and my lower abdomen is tender to touch since. ?

Constipation/ abd pa: May be diverticulitis, an inflammation of a outpouching of the colonic wall. it is not uncommon in older adults who have constipation . o can be UTI. You may need antibiotics seek medical attention today ...Read more

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I just had dry sex 4 days ago - 4 layers of clothes. I've been experiencing stomach aches, tender nipples and constipation. Is this because ovulating ?

I just had dry sex 4 days ago - 4 layers of clothes. I've been experiencing stomach aches, tender nipples and constipation. Is this because ovulating ?

Where is cycle?: Ovulation occurs 14 days before your cycle. If you are in that time period then you could be ovulating. Ovulation does not usually cause those symptoms though and being physically intimate over the clothing would be totally unrelated. ...Read more

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Can Strep cause Lower Abdominal Bloating, Tender Sides, Constipation, Random Cough and loss of appetite? I was tested Positive for Strep.

Can Strep cause Lower Abdominal Bloating, Tender Sides, Constipation, Random Cough and loss of appetite? I was tested Positive for Strep.

Not commonly: Be aware, usually one of the hallmarks of strep throat is the lack of cough. Also, this type of infection doesn't tend to have a lot of abdominal like symptoms. If you are taking antibiotics, then it's possible your GI symptoms are related to this. Though, everyone's body is different and with an inflammatory infection like Strep you may be atypical and have GI symptoms like you mention. ...Read more

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My tail bone has been aching for the past two days, especially at night. Also, I have been constipated and my stomach started cramping this morning. I?

My tail bone has been aching for the past two days, especially at night. Also, I have been constipated and my stomach started cramping this morning. I?

Tailbone aching: Could be from constipation/ gastrointestinal pathology.. If pain worsens or persists consider CT of abdomen as other issues like ovary uterus may be affecting constipation. Follow up with doc /ER ...Read more

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I have abdominal on lt side of belly button tender above belly button diarrhea constipation trapped gas lower back pain abdominal spasms?

I have abdominal on lt side of belly button tender above belly button diarrhea constipation trapped gas lower back pain abdominal spasms?

Doctor can evaluate: Abdominal pains and stool changes can be from many different causes. Infection with "stomach flu" viruses is a common cause. Other causes include eating "bad" food, medication effects, gall bladder problems, appendicitis, irritable bowel symptoms, ulcerative colitis, etc... A primary care doctor or a G.I. Specialist can evaluate and look for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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I had an ablation done 7 years ago. Now I have nausea, vomiting, cramping, constipation, tender and swollen breasts and my abdomen is growing.Pregnant?

I had an ablation done 7 years ago. Now I have nausea, vomiting, cramping, constipation, tender and swollen breasts and my abdomen is growing.Pregnant?

Maybe: An ablation is not birth control and you may certainly get pregnant after one. Take a pregnancy test asap. If positive, please get in with your doc soon. A pregnancy after ablation has many serious risks, including possibilities of growth problems for baby, placenta accreta/increta/percreta, and higher possibility of needing an emergency hysterectomy at time of delivery. ...Read more

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25yo female with achy abdomen, gassy, constipated. No blood in stool, no vomiting. Stomach tender to touch and stomach muscles hurt. Serious?

25yo female with achy abdomen, gassy, constipated. No blood in stool, no vomiting. Stomach tender to touch and stomach muscles hurt. Serious?

Achy gassy stomach: May be gastroentritis ,short lived, or may be food intolerance,gluten sensitivity, gallbladder ,gastritis with or without h pylori or IBS. Can try probiotic and keep food diary and see what happens after eating milk or soy or gluten products the major culprits. F/U with gastroenterologist/ nutritionist and or allergist for food intolerances. ...Read more

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Constipation, lower abdominal cramps, headaches, irritability, odorless milky-color thin vaginal discharge, tender nipples, frequent urination. Help?

Constipation, lower abdominal cramps, headaches, irritability, odorless milky-color thin vaginal discharge, tender nipples, frequent urination. Help?

A few ideas: Constipation and lower abdominal pain can obviously go together. Your vaginal discharge also sounds completely normal. Tender nipples can be a sign of the premenstrual time due to elevated levels of progesterone. Increased frequency of urination is often a sign of a uti. Consider seeing your doctor or urgent care to be evaluated. ...Read more

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