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Can Constipation Cause Chest Pain
Chest pain after bowel movement? Have been slightly constipated lately. Is this the cause or is it something else?
Probably unrelated: I believe it is coincidental that you noticed chest pain after a bowel movement. Straining to pass stool does increase intra-abdominal pressure, but it would be unusual for this to cause chest pain, especially in a young woman of your age. If this is the only time you have chest pain, I think you can watch and see what happens. Work to relieve your constipation with more water, fiber, exercise. ...Read more
Had viral inf ,12 days ago, coughing , chest pain...
Constipation & chest pain (reflux) since then. Took whole bottle of mag citrate yesterday-nothing?
I have no ins. What are my cheapest options to check for gastrointestinal problems. Constipation, stabbing leftside chest pain, bloating.
I get gsasy, heartburn to the point where i can't breathe, chest pain, constipation, bloating, constipation so what is the issue exactly?
Sle. Chronic chest pain. history pericarditis. Began taking magnesium oxide for constipation. Chest pain improved a good bit. Coincidence or can it help?
Coincidence: The two issues are unrelated.Get a more detailed answer ›
Left sided chest pain bouts of dizziness and nausea and upper left sided stomach pain. Urgent care dr diagnosed constipation not relieved after bm?
See your doctor: You need to be examined in real-time by your doctor to appropriately answer this question. ...Read more
Im 21 with upper and lower abnomen pain constipation diarhea difficult in passing gas hemorrhoids black spot on stool chest pain if cant burp?
8 yr old daughter has constipation takin miralax, (polyethylene glycol) has stomach pain nausea & nw chest pain. Dr appt thurs or should she go nw. Hurts n middle of chest ?
Depends: Miralax (polyethylene glycol) works by slowly increasing the water content in hard impacted stool. If she is severely constipated, this may cause labor like pains for a few days as the water pressure pushes against the blockage. Consider giving her a Pediatric Fleets Enema to see if you can loosen any hard stool plugs in rectum. This may help the colon relax and begin to empty. Contact your MDs after hours # if needed ...Read more
I have a sour stomach, acid that shoots up into the back of my throat, chest pain, and constipation. I have gerd and irritable bowel, should I call dr?
See answer: If the chest pain is particularly severe, especially if it is radiating to your arms or jaw, you feel sick, feel sweaty or become breathless, you should call 911 in the U.S. For information on chest pain:> http:///bit.ly/1U6MpnW For GERD :> http://bit.ly/ZquHBK and http://bit.ly/1oBHu1n For information on constipation:> http://bit.ly/1uzOegm Consult your physician if you need further advice. ...Read more