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What could cause pain, inflammation, bloated colon, and constipation? How do I treat these symptoms?

What could cause pain, inflammation, bloated colon, and constipation? How do I treat these symptoms?

Hi gh fiber: Foods with inadequate fluids or excessive caffeine or alcohol will cause your symptoms. Drink 80-100 ounces of caffeine free/alcohol free fluid daily, more if you exercise. ...Read more

Inflammation (Definition)

Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more


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Can adult Hirschsprungs that's causing constipation from splexic flexure on down cause pain near spleen and pelvic bone swelling from inflammation?

Can adult Hirschsprungs that's causing constipation from splexic flexure on down cause pain near spleen and pelvic bone swelling from inflammation?

Can cause pain: Yes it can cause pain in abdomen but will not cause pelvic bone swelling.
Just inquisitive why you are asking this question. If you have adult Hirchsprung Disease you should be under care of a physician. Although thickening and massive dilatation of colon occurs in adult Hirchsprung Disease. Only treatment is the surgical removal of the affected part of the colon ...Read more

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My doc tells me to use glycerin suppositories when constipated. I use at least one every week. Could this cause internal inflammation or damage?

My doc tells me to use glycerin suppositories when constipated. I use at least one every week. Could this cause internal inflammation or damage?

Unlikely: But you may want to try scheduled daily emptying and adding more fluids to your daily routine. Glycerine is rather innocuous, but its regular use is a drag when you could gain better control of the issue with some dietary changes, avoid apples, bananas or other constipating foods. Increase intake of peaches, pears, plums and other loseners. The big thing is increasing fluids and emptying daily. ...Read more

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Do hemorrhoids in toddler cause purple color around the rectum with some inflammation? Can this cause bleeding. He is often constipated.

Do hemorrhoids in toddler cause purple color around the rectum with some inflammation? Can this cause bleeding. He is often constipated.

Constipation: Hemorrhoids are extremely rare in a toddler. The purple color is likely congestion as a result of constipation. Constipation will cause the color, bleeding and pain with stools. If there is a very red color with a distinct border surrounding the anus, that is usually due to streptococcus and is very painful. ...Read more

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If my spleen was inflammed or infected would it cause chronic constipation? And other digestive issues.

If my spleen was inflammed or infected would it cause chronic constipation? And other digestive issues.

No: The real question is why is the spleen enlarged in the first place? Whatever is causing that may also be the real reason you have other digestive issues. ...Read more

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I have a pain in my ovaries and constipation, a blood spot on my u.Wear. And it's 20th day of my m.Cycle. Could it be inflammation of overies?

Not related: It's unlikely that the pain in your ovaries is related to your constipation. Constipation is easy to fix, drink a lot of water, increase amount of fiber in diet, and if need be, take a medication like MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) to help. Inflammation of ovaries, or endometriosis, can also be source of pain. Most typically causes loose stools, not constipation. Spotting at day 20, could be hormonal. ...Read more

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Iliopsoas syndrome, low back is being twisted causing pinched nerve, pelvis inflammation, spinal tilt, hip pain, constipation, stretching seems to hep?

Iliopsoas syndrome, low back is being twisted causing pinched nerve, pelvis inflammation, spinal tilt, hip pain, constipation, stretching seems to hep?

Consider these: Http://www. Merckmedicus. Com/patient-handouts/hip-flexor-strain-exercises

also think about taking an anti-inflammatory medicine like Ibuprofen if you are not allergic nor have kidney disease, hypertension (high blood pressure), heart disease, or diabetic (ask for personal doctors' advice). ...Read more

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Amylase 109 lipase 120 ALT 54. CT shows no inflammation of the pancreas. Was on Victoza (liraglutide) for a few months. What does this mean? Freq constipation/pain

Amylase 109 lipase 120 ALT 54. CT shows no inflammation of the pancreas. Was on Victoza (liraglutide) for a few months. What does this mean? Freq constipation/pain

High lipase amylase: Victoza (liraglutide) can cause a pancreatitis, which is diagnosed by elevation of lipase amylase. Any gallstones on CT? If no, consider HIDA scan to see if biliary dyskinesia. Consider gastrparesis if DM and constipated. Keep hydrated, eat fiber., Consider another drug (talk to doc), and when off Victoza (liraglutide) f/u w levels in 2-3 months Avoid alcohol, high triglycerides, during this time f/u w/doc/GI ...Read more

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Belly pain for 1 year. Cat scan and upper scope. Showed inflammation in stomach. Constipation also. Ibs. But worried colon cancer?

Belly pain for 1 year. Cat scan and upper scope. Showed inflammation in stomach. Constipation also. Ibs. But worried colon cancer?

Very small chance...: ...Given that you're 34 years old, but nothing's impossible. You may want to review the many healthtap answers regarding causes & cures for lower abdominal discomfort, but your best reassurance will come from your doctor after further appropriate exam & tests prove unremarkable. Be well--. ...Read more

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Cold-like symptoms, and constipation. I can literally feel inflamation on the bottom of the bowel. What could this be?

Cold-like symptoms, and constipation. I can literally feel inflamation on the bottom of the bowel. What could this be?

Not sure but...: Hi wassup! I'm not sure what you mean when you say you literally feel inflammation but constipation can cause tremendous discomfort. You might try taking 3000 mg of buffered vit c every hour until you have a bowel movement- sooner or later I guarantee this will work and the high doses of vit c may help your cold too! If the feeling of inflammation persists please see a doctor to evaluate! ...Read more

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Stigmaoscopy showed patchy inflamation in splendic flexure but bloods scan xray all clear can this be from constipation or does it have to be colitis?

Stigmaoscopy showed patchy inflamation in splendic flexure but bloods scan xray all clear can this be from constipation or does it have to be colitis?

Colitis: Colitis is a nonspecific term referring to inflammation of the colon. It can have many causes, including infection, auto-immune (ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease), low blood flow (ischemia), and constipation to name a few. Ask your gastroenterologist what their opinion is, and what should be done. Above all, don't worry - it will be OK. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What are the primary causes of cellular inflammation?

What are the primary causes of cellular inflammation?

It's a complex set: Of different pathways. Lipid breakdown products, oxygen free radicals, and a host of particular local hormones all play roles and interact with each other.

Trauma (mechanical, chemical, temperatture) is the usual trigger and starts eachof the pathways mentioned. ...Read more

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Does risotto cause constipation?

Does risotto cause constipation?

Risotto: Is an italian rice dish. If you have a diet that is high in this type of carbs and is lacking in vegetables, fruits, whole grains and other sources of fiber - constipation is more likely. But risotto does not in and of itself cause constipation. ...Read more

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Can mebervine cause constipation?

Not listed: As a side effect of this medicine. Known side effects include:
allergic or hypersensitivity reactions such as anaphylactic reactions
angioedema
face edema
skin rash or rashes
urticaria ...Read more

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Could over eating cause constipation?

Could over eating cause constipation?

Overeat/Constipation: Overeating may cause constipation by increasing the intestinal waste. This may lead to improper colon function and distension of the colon possibly affecting the muscle tone and natural peristalsis or wave like motions of the intestine which propel the waste materials towards the anal opening. A well balanced diet high in fiber and water decreases constipation. See your doctor for an exam. ...Read more

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What are common causes of kidney inflammation?

What are common causes of kidney inflammation?

Kidney inflammation: Bacterial, viral, rheumatoid diseases, glomerulonephritis. Lets do 2nd opinion and get to the bottom of this. ...Read more

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What causes constipation and how can I treat this?

What causes constipation and how can I treat this?

Change your diet and: Fluids. Eat a high fiber diet between 20-25 grams per day, regular meal times and drink 80-100 oz of caffeine free alcohol free fluids daily. If you exercise and should add 20 oz per 30 minutes of strenuous exercise. Some meds contribute to constipation so take the meds with full glass of fluid instead of a sip in addition to the above recommended fluids. ...Read more

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What would cause constipation and what would be the cure?

What would cause constipation and what would be the cure?

Hard, dry poop: Constipation is caused by dry, hard stool which often becomes retained in the rectum & colon. Stay well hydrated (at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day). Eat 5 vegetable & 4 fruit servings per day – get that fiber in. Avoid junk carbohydrates. Stay physically active. You can also consider an otc laxative. ...Read more

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What are the causes of cronic constipation and how to clear yourself?

What are the causes of cronic constipation and how to clear yourself?

Change your diet and: Fluids. Eat a high fiber diet between 20-25 grams per day, regular meal times and drink 80-100 oz of caffeine free alcohol free fluids daily. If you exercise and should add 20 oz per 30 minutes of strenuous exercise. Some meds contribute to constipation so take the meds with full glass of fluid instead of a sip in addition to the above recommended fluids. ...Read more

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Do apples cause constipation?

Do apples cause constipation?

Apples: Do not cause consolation. They actually help bowel movements. Please see doctor to determine the cause. In general, avoid binding foods like cheese and carbs. Eat high fiber foods like fruits and vegetables. Walk daily. Drink water. Peace and good health. Prunes are good. ...Read more

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Can kalms cause constipation?

Can kalms cause constipation?

Kalms: Kalms is valerian root extract used to help reduce the effects of stress. It should not cause constipation, but also won't really do anything to help with constipation in my experience. Magnesium added to this may be quite helpful. ...Read more

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Do bananas cause constipation?

Do bananas cause constipation?

They can: I often use bananas as a natural therapy in infants to firm up their runny poo. Along with pasta, apples, bread & some cheeses, these foods tend to slow the stool as it moves thru the intestines. The effect tends to be volume related, so a little may not constipate while a lot may. ...Read more

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Does beano cause constipation?

I checked quite a: Few sites ; the only side effect that was noted was rare sensitivity. Beano has 150 galu (galactosidase units) of alpha-d-galactosidase derived from aspergillus niger mold. ...Read more

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Does honey cause constipation?

Does honey cause constipation?

No: It doesn't have any effect on bowel motility. Actually, diarrhea is more likely in some people who can't process the sugars in honey. ...Read more

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Does beer cause constipations?

Does beer cause constipations?

Alcohol: Either beer, whiskey or wine and cafeine intake all dehydrate and can contribute to constipation. Cut these out and replace with 80-100 ounces of water, juices, gatorade type fluids and this should resolve. ...Read more

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Do almonds cause constipation?

Do almonds cause constipation?

Doubtful, since a: 1 oz. Serving of whole almonds (28 to 30 almonds) contains 3 g of dietary fiber. (14 % of the rda). ...Read more

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Can stress cause constipation?

Can stress cause constipation?

Stress constipation: Stress can definitely cause constipation. An anal fissure can make the constipation even worse by causing the internal sphincter to tense, which makes it hard to defacate. Pain and blood-streaked french fry- like stool results. It is painful and a vicious circle. Surgical treatment of the fissure may help as may steroid suppositories. I don't know of any psychotherapy studies on these dynamics. ...Read more

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Does rice causes constipation?

White rice: I.E. Without the cusp that contains the vitamins necessary for its processing in the body, is the major cause of thiamine deficiency disease. Constipation is often a symptom of that. ...Read more

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