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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

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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Am I experiencing constipation or pelvic pain? Pressure in lower left abdomen, not painful nor to touch. Switched BC pill and constipated post travel.

Am I experiencing constipation or pelvic pain? Pressure in lower left abdomen, not painful nor to touch. Switched BC pill and constipated post travel.

Constipation: Constipation is one common cause of pelvic pain. Try and over the counter stool softener or Miralax (polyethylene glycol) to help you have a bowel movement. If your pain continues after defecating then considering seeing a doctor for an evaluation for other causes of pelvic pain ...Read more

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Breast cancer and uterine cancer in my family. I have back/leg with ovarian volume at 49ml, 19mmthicken endomet wall. Constipation and pelvic pain?

Breast cancer and uterine cancer in my family. I have back/leg with ovarian volume at 49ml, 19mmthicken endomet wall. Constipation and pelvic pain?

Get tested.: I can't tell you what your doctor should do, but i would be aggressive with you. You didn't give enough info to say much. How old are you? You have a family history of breast &/or ovarian cancer: who are they? One side of the family or both. Have you had genetic testing? Talk to your doctor about these issues. ...Read more

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Can gas and constipation cause lower pelvic pain? It feels like shooting pains on both sides of my pelvis

Yes: Pain and discomfort related to gas and/or constipation can certainly cause lower abdominal pain and shooting-type pain. Some women can also have these types of symptoms related to ovulation. This is know as Mittelschmerz and is one-sided. ...Read more

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Had ovary removed 10 years ago. Could scar tissue that attached to colon sometime after this procedure cause constipation, bloating and pelvic pain.

Had ovary removed 10 years ago. Could scar tissue that attached to colon sometime after this procedure cause constipation, bloating and pelvic pain.

Common symptoms: The constellation of symptoms you describe can be seen commonly in women with IBS, Diverticular disease, scar tissue, and other benign causes. Still these symptoms are best evaluated by a Gyn doctor to make sure they aren't signs of something more worrisome, like colon or ovarian carcinoma. Saying it is due to scar tissue is usually a diagnosis made after others are excluded. ...Read more

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Chronic constipation,pelvic pain ,feeling to urinate but little urine out,vaginal infection are all related together ?! Im having all of this ?!

Chronic constipation,pelvic pain ,feeling to urinate but little urine out,vaginal infection are all related together ?! Im having all of this ?!

Possible except..: Constipation may be a co morbidity meaning associated. Do have yourself seen by a doctor for a proper diagnosis. Vaginitis, UTI may all be possible. You can do a consult via health Tap for further advice based on specific situation. ...Read more

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I am experiencing diarrhea, low back pain, constipation and cramping pelvic pain. The following also describes me: Generalized abdominal pain. Wha...

I am experiencing  diarrhea, low back pain, constipation and cramping pelvic pain. The following also describes me: Generalized abdominal pain. Wha...

Uncertain: He can be a gastrointestinal infection, irritable bowel, and is going to be necessary to be checked by your physician and perhaps seen by a gastroenterologist ...Read more

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My last period was September 9 , I'm 2 days late. I have been feeling so bloated, constipation,fatigue,lower back n pelvic pain n lost my appetite.

My last period was September 9 , I'm 2 days late. I have been feeling so bloated, constipation,fatigue,lower back n pelvic pain n lost my appetite.

HPT: Do a home pregnancy test to be sure you are not pregnant. You can take a stool softener and laxative like sennokot if you have constipation for more than a few days. Also probiotics help with the bloating. If the pelvic pain perisists and you have a fever or vaginal discharge you should see a doctor. ...Read more

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Pelvic pain, got muscle relaxers, now constipation. Laxative?

Pelvic pain, got muscle relaxers, now constipation. Laxative?

There are several: There are several types of laxatives. Colase is simply a stool softener but may not be adequate for your purposes. The next level up is MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) which works by drawing water into the bowel. Avoid the more harsh laxatives such as Ex-Lax and Dulcolax which can cause permanent damage to the bowel if over-used. ...Read more

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Experiencing mod/severe lower ab. & pelvic pain, bloating, constipation & irreg. Periods for months, family dr. Off until nov. Should I be concerned?

In the meantime: I don't think you need to panic but this still sounds worrisome - is there another doctor you can see in the meantime? ...Read more

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Walk up the stairs and I have an achy back and pelvic pain? Along with constipation. Feel like I'm carrying the weight of the the world on my shoulder

Walk up the stairs and I have an achy back and pelvic pain? Along with constipation. Feel like I'm carrying the weight of the the world on my shoulder

Fibromyalgia?: 19 yo female bemoans fatigue, generalized aching & low back pain with constipation. Fibromyalgia encompasses these symptoms, but other problems need to be ruled out. See a primary care doctor for a general evaluation. Pelvic girdle dysfunction of Hypermobility Syndrome, IBS-C, & widespread myalgias are all highly associated. ...Read more

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Pelvic pain (feels as if bladder is full) when lying down with constipation and bloating 1 month post laproscopic appendectomy ?

Pelvic pain (feels as if bladder is full) when lying down with constipation and bloating 1 month post laproscopic appendectomy ?

Pain meds?: Are you still taking the pain meds? These can cause constipation. Another possibillity is an abscess, though often this is associated with sharp pain when walking or coughing or pressure and fevers or chills. You should see your surgeon for an exam -- the post op visits are free! ...Read more

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Will excersis make me feel better after ovarian cyst rupture & constipation i've been like this for 3 weeks ! abdonminal pain , pelvic pain :(?

Listen to your body: Movement is always beneficial since it improves blood flow to all organs which helps healing. Keep it light and fun like walking. Constipation needs to be dealt with. Magnesium is generally helpful both for pain and as an osmotic laxative. Eating raw vegetables, radishes, leafy green vegetables and avoiding dairy, wheat, and sugar which grow bacteria that are inflammatory generally helps. ...Read more

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Pelvic pain in pubic/pelvic area when applied pressure, especially when having a bowel. Very few bowel movents a week. Could it only be constipation?

Yes, or worse: Constipation is a common problem with multiple symptoms. Pain in the pelvis associated with bowel movements can be related to endometriosis, however, and that should be addressed asap. ...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)

Constipation is difficulty passing ...Read more