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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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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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After the 3rd IUI , it got positive , i got pain in my abdomen, back pain and in my leg, please tell me what to do next? Any problem

After the 3rd IUI , it got positive , i got pain in my abdomen, back pain and in my leg, please tell me what to do next? Any problem

See your doctor: You describe symptoms that can only be honestly assessed by your doctor in his or her office. Only after a thorough evauation will he/she be able to come up with what's wrong and what to do to get you better. ...Read more

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I go to sleep at night no problem. I wake up in the morning having to urinate and it feels as if my left side of my abdomen is full with lower back pain. When i urinate pain goes away. What is it?

See a physician to : R/o two conditions high in my list. Uti and urinary/kidney stones and diabetes (commonly complicating pcos). Does not look like a mechanical low back pain. A better history and physical very important. ...Read more

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What is the problem if having lower abdomen cramps and lower back pain but not having period?

What is the problem if having lower abdomen cramps and lower back pain but not having period?

?Pregnant?: The first thing us doctors are going to think when we see a young woman who has missed a period is: could she be pregnant? A pregnancy test is going to be the first order of business, and if that is negative then further workup may be warranted for the low back and abdominal symptoms. Good luck! ...Read more

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My girl friend having age 19 years having problem severe with lower back pain, thigh, legs and abdomen pain before and during menstrual cycle?

My girl friend having age 19 years having problem severe with lower back pain, thigh, legs and abdomen pain before and during menstrual cycle?

What to do:: Nsaid’s, ssri’s, hormone meds, otc meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise ; acupuncture are excellent for pms / period. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol ; salt. Get gyn eval to r/o underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or black cohosh with dr ok. Sipping chamomile can dissipate pain. Ginger helps w nausea. ...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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What could be the cause of bad lower back pain and pain that goes in the bowel area?

What could be the cause of bad lower back pain and pain that goes in the bowel area?

Uncertain : Pinched nerves, spinal compression injury, and intra -abdominal problem. You're going to need to see your physician he get Clarity ...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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,Why. is it that when I have a bowel movements sometimes I get back pain?

,Why. is it that when I have a bowel movements sometimes I get back pain?

Infl. pelvic joints: Possibly this pain is due to mildly inflamed SI joints or inter vertebral facet joints that become painful on increased intra abdominal pressure e.g bowel movements. If indeed you are pregnant at age 55 then this is even more likely. ...Read more

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Can straining to have a bowel movement cause back pain?

Straining back pain: The pressure within the spinal canal increases during straining. Any inflammatory condition may feel worse while straining. What are the other symptoms? Leg pain? Tingling? Numbness? Weakness in the legs? ...Read more

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Low right back pain with thin bowel movements?

LBP: These two symptoms are not likely related although the medications you're taking for the back pain (like ibuprofen) could cause bowel problems. ...Read more

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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


Bowel (Definition)

The bowel is the intestinal tract in the body. The small intestine ...Read more