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Abdominàl pain,shortness breath, aneamic, back pain, bowel problems, blackouts and fatique over year..colonoscopy and endoscopy clear what is it?

Abdominàl pain,shortness breath, aneamic, back pain, bowel problems, blackouts and fatique over year..colonoscopy and endoscopy clear what is it?

Complex symptoms: There is not a way for us to diagnose this on-line. This portion of healthtap is to provide medical education - not for diagnosis. Clearly - this is not a simple issue - is there on- going work up? ...Read more

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Intestine (Definition)

The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more


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I have been having lower stomach and severe back pain. I was hospitalized for a bowel obstruction. Now i've been diagnosed with two hernias. Are the problems related?

Not sure: I am not sure whether you have had abdominal surgery before by your question , however if you have required surgery before and your hernias are a result of the previous surgeries then your abdominal pain could be related . You need to see your surgeon and that should answer your concerns. ...Read more

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If my ongoing left sided abdominal, side, and back pain gets worse after a bowel movement is that a problem in the colon?

If my ongoing left sided abdominal, side, and back pain gets worse after a bowel movement is that a problem in the colon?

Yes it's possible.: See a GI dr for a thorough evaluation. Take care! http://www.m.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/digestive-diseases-constipation. http://www.m.webmd.com/pain-management/guide/abdominal-pain-causes-treatments. ...Read more

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Could a bowel obstruction cause back pain and hurt to walk?

Could a bowel obstruction cause back pain and hurt to walk?

Other symptoms. : A bowel obstruction will cause cramping abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, abdominal distention, and constipation. Back pain and pain with walking may occur but this would be secondary to the above symptoms. ...Read more

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I have back pain when having a bowel movement?

I have back pain when having a bowel movement?

See below: It depends on the cause. Symptoms like these can only be adequately diagnosed through a thorough evaluation by your doctor. ...Read more

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Can bowel issues cause bad low back pain?

Can bowel issues cause bad low back pain?

Yes: There are some lower abdominal conditions that I have seen that aldo present with lbp. Diverticulitis, crohn's and even ibs. ...Read more

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Low back pain not muscle/bowel or prostate?

Low back pain not muscle/bowel or prostate?

Consult your doctor: I recommend that you consult your doctor about the specifics of your lower back pain. Wishing you the best. ...Read more

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What causes painful bowel movement with back pain?

What causes painful bowel movement with back pain?

See Dr.: At age 72, you may hve some pinching nerves, some bowel neuropathy, or it may be simple constipation with referred pain to your back. Have a dr. Evaluate you and get a proper plausible diagnosis so any treatment if needed can be started, good luck. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of bowel distension? What causes it? How is it treated and what are the risks? Will it cause back pain and groin pain?

What are the symptoms of bowel distension? What causes it? How is it treated and what are the risks? Will it cause back pain and groin pain?

Here are some...: Bowel distention is the ending result of imbalance between gas formation and elimination. Gas formation comes from air swallowing and food indigestion with excess gas production; gas elimination results from poor bowel peristalsis from inactivity or certain medications, or bowel partial or complete obstruction. With these in mind, one can figure out what may cause bowel distention and how to Rx.. ...Read more

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Pain In The Back (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more