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Can constipation cause abdominal pain?

Can constipation cause abdominal pain?

Yes: One of the sign of constipation is pain because of the difficulty of passing the stool. ...Read more

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Dr. Luis Gonzalez
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Pelvic Pain (Definition)

The pelvic region refers to the lowermost portion of the abdomen, below the level of the umbilicus, and most often in the lowermost portions of the abdomen, on the sides and centrally. Discomfort, in various forms (stabbing , cramping, aching, ...Read more


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Can endometriosis cause severe rectal pains?

Can endometriosis cause severe rectal pains?

Yes: Endometriosis that occurs behind and below the uterus in the pelvic cavity can cause significant rectal pain. This can be suspected by pelvic exam and confirmed by laparoscopy. ...Read more

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Can constipation cause pelvic pain and lower back pain?

Can constipation cause pelvic pain and lower back pain?

Yes: The bowels are located throughout the abdominal cavity and constipation can cause pain in different areas often referred to the pelvis and or back. ...Read more

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Can constipation cause tailbone pain?

Can constipation cause tailbone pain?

Yes: clean out with diet first , prune juice and more water and juicy fruits and vegatables; use polyethyline glycol[mirilax] 1-4 x/day[softener] as needed , bisacodal[dulcolax] or senneca, for stimulation, and if both these fail 1 dollar bottle of magnesium citrate ...Read more

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Can constipation cause back pain?

Can constipation cause back pain?

Yes: Referred pain from full bowel can cause back pain...But causes of back pain (disc, strain, trauma, tumor, etc.) can cause constipation. See your doc. ...Read more

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Can constipation cause back pain?

Can constipation cause back pain?

Yes: Usually lower back in the lumbar region as a rectum full of hard stool pulls on the supporting ligaments of the rectum that are attached to the lower back. Of course many other things can cause back pain as well, so best to be evaluated by your doctor or a specialist. ...Read more

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Can constipation cause appendicitis?

Can constipation cause appendicitis?

No: While a constipated person may develop appendicitis, the constipation did not cause it. However, I have seen prolonged stool retention/constipation cause significant abdominal pain and fever and mimic some signs of appendicitis. ...Read more

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Can constipation cause pain on lower abdomen?

Can constipation cause pain on lower abdomen?

Absolutely; due to..: small bowel distension after material in colon has accumulated & not moved on. One of the best strategies to prevent & ? recurrence is activity: e.g. walking 1-3 miles, along with ?ed hydration, dried prunes (several/day; trial & error amounts), ?ed soluble fiber in diet (however often requires days to a wk or more + trial & error amounts), rarely a bottle of Citrate of Magnesia, etc., to resolve. ...Read more

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Can endometriosis cause bad rectal pains?

Can endometriosis cause bad rectal pains?

Yes: It all depends on where the endometriosis lies, but if it affects the area behind the uterus known as the cul-de-sac, it can casue rectal pain and can be associated with significant bowel symptoms. ...Read more

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Can constipation lead to upper abdominal pain?

Can constipation lead to upper abdominal pain?

Yes: Actually, if the constipation is severe, abdominal pain can be generalized. A visit to your doctor is always helpful if you have missed your bms for several days. ...Read more

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Can constipation cause bellybutton pain ?

Can constipation cause bellybutton pain ?

In Children, Yes: Often kids don't localize abdominal pain well and may identify as periumbilical or "belly button" pain. Constipation is a fairly common cause of pediatric abdominal pain. If severe or not improving as the constipation relieved would need further consultation. ...Read more

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What can cause pelvic pain?

Many reasons: Your pelvis has many organs in it;s vicinity. Uterus, tubes, ovaries, bowel, bladder and spine. Pathology in any of these can cause pain. Pelvic varicosities leading to pelvic congestion can cause pain too. ...Read more

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Can hemoroids cause constipation and bloating?

Can hemoroids cause constipation and bloating?

Not really: But constipation can cause hemorrhoids and bloating. Most people can treat it with increasing water intake, exercise and stool softeners. If that doesn't help, you need to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Can masturbation cause pelvic pain?

Can masturbation cause pelvic pain?

Generally,no: However, if there is a vaginal, cervical, or fallopian tube infection there may be pain associated with the masturbation process. See a gyn if it continues. ...Read more

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Does IBS cause pain cause lower right pelvic pain?

Does IBS cause pain cause lower right pelvic pain?

It can, so can other: Lots of things can cause right pelvic pain. If it is new, or a change in pattern, for a 61 Y.O. Woman, would not assume ibs, until other potentially more serious causes are evaluated, e.g. Gyn/ovarian issues, other colon or GI problems, hernias, etc.. See your doc. ...Read more

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Can constant constipation lead to testicular pain?

Can constant constipation lead to testicular pain?

Possibly: But not likely. You should have a complete exam and particularly a testicular exam to rule out any other causes. And treat the constipation with increased fluids and fiber. If needed, you may add milk of magnesia or miralax (polyethylene glycol). ...Read more

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Can intercourse cause pelvic pain?

Can intercourse cause pelvic pain?

Yes: A lot of factors could cause it. If you are with the same partner and doing essentially the same things you always do then a sudden onset of pelvic pain is concerning. If you have discharge, fever or pain persists after 24 hours get checked ...Read more

Dr. Troy Reyna
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Constipation (Child) (Definition)

A condition in which it is difficult to pass stools because the stools are too firm or too dry. ...Read more


Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Constipation (Definition)

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