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Can Endometriosis Cause Constipation
I have been suffering from an almost constant constipation since a colonoscopy that happened a month and a half ago. Is it normal? I do have ibs, ms, endometriosis, andhypothyroidism. I have been using miralax.
Med side effect?: Drugs that slow motility (like certain medications for ibs) could cause constipation. Most pain meds also do. Some antidepressants also. As mentioned your thyroid level needs to be normal. Otherwise, the key to constipation is eating a lot of fiber and staying well hydrated. Fresh fruits and vegetables and whole grain foods tend to have fiber. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Minor pelvic pain, lower back pain, bloating, nausea in the morning- do I have endometriosis again? Or anything else? No constipation
Had to say: You have to be your own detective and see wether symptoms are isolated or ongoing.Are there any similarities to what I had in the past? ...Read more
I have endometriosis & IBS-c. If I forget my meds, constipation seems to trigger my period, despite no periods BC of nexplanon implant. Why?
I have stage 4 endometriosis with bowel adhered to uterus. I am on the pill but it has not helped the pain. I have constant pelvic and bladder pain everyday and constipation. Is there any hope? Will I ever be pain free?
Constipated. Dull throbbing pain on lower right side of my belly comes & goes. Pain w/ penetration 4 only about a min.Sound like ibs or endometriosis?
Nonspecific: Your symptoms are nonspecific and can be caused by various conditions including ibs,chronic constipation, or pelvic congestion or low grade inflammation of intestine or other pelvic/ ovarian disorders. If your right sided abdominal distress continues, I recommend that you be evaluated by your gynecologist and /or a general surgeon and any appropriate tests will be ordered after the assessment ...Read more
I'm 2 weeks postop laparotomy for ovary removal for cysts and endometriosis. My issue is severe bowel/gas pains and i'm not constipated. Normal?
Menstrual cycle symptoms are : Vomiting Painful,cramping,Irregular periods,Hot flashes,Constipated and diarrhoea,Painful intercourse,
Not likely: 20's female w. painful periods, IBS symptoms, vomiting, & dyspaerunia speculates "endometriosis". Endo is a fashionable label beset w. symptom/physiologic speculations. IMO endo treatments cause iatrogenic exacerbation. Differential diagnosis mandates consult w. Gastroenterologist, Gynecologist, & Osteopath. Joint Hypermobility Syndrome w. pelvic girdle joint injury can cause these symptoms. ...Read more
Can oxycodone cause intestinal cramps? How can I fix this if the oxycodone is the only one works in my endometriosis pain?
Can endometriosis cause an occasional bad odor down there? No STD but have endo. Us that normal? All random as to when it flares up.
Something else: The most common symptoms of endometriosis are painful menses, pain during sex, pelvic pain, or infertility. There are other possible symptoms, such as constipation or diarrhea. I would consider other possibilities for your vaginal odor, such as bacterial vaginosis (bv). With bv, the odor may be worse after sex and during menses. ...Read more
Endometriosis: There are certain proinflammatory substances that are secreted by the ectopic endometrial tissue that are very irritating to adjacent tissues and nerve endings causing pain. These substances, ie prostaglandin, will cause uterine contractions that are also painful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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