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Constipated. Haven't pooped in a week I've tried 3 days of Mirilax nothing at all. I do have hemorrhoid and lots of pressure but no stomach pain.

Constipated. Haven't pooped in a week I've tried 3 days of Mirilax nothing at all. I do have hemorrhoid and lots of pressure but no stomach pain.

So many options...: Your described stool frequency, at once a week, deserves evaluation. 1st, you are taking constipating medication--ask your prescribing doctor to re-visit iron pills. 2nd, if no tests have been yet accomplished, see a GI doctor to rule out metabolic disease (e.g. hypothyroidism), partial obstruction, inflammation, anatomic defects (check colon), functional problem (e.g. Hirschprung's, etc.), more. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
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Stomach Pain (Definition)

Most people will describe pain in any part of abdomen as stomach pain, it is what many patients say but in medical terms it is pain in the stomach which is located in middle of upper abdomen, so real stomach pain is the pain ...Read more


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Can larger/beginning to prolapse hemorroids cause stomach pain? Can you suggest the best way to get rid of larger ones, would banding be effective?

Can larger/beginning to prolapse hemorroids cause stomach pain? Can you suggest the best way to get rid of larger ones, would banding be effective?

Only: If you are severely constipated because of the hemorrhoids. Indeed if you have internal ones they should be amenable to banding. Check with a colo-rectal surgeon! ...Read more

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It happens that a hemerroid cause stomach pain or stomach flu?

It happens that a hemerroid cause stomach pain or stomach flu?

No: Hemorroids don't cause stomach flu or abdominal pain. The symptoms of stomach flu (viral gastroenteritis) can include: nausea, vomiting, headache, watery bowel movements (not bloody), abdominal cramps and a low fever. ...Read more

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Can a hemarrhoid cause stomach pain or the stomach flu?

Can a hemarrhoid cause stomach pain or the stomach flu?

Hemorrhoids do not: Cause viral gastroenteritis or abdominal pain.
The symptoms of stomach flu (viral gastroenteritis) can include: nausea, vomiting, headache, watery bowel movements (not bloody), abdominal cramps and a low fever. Your physician can confirm diagnosis. ...Read more

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Severe hemorrhoids - when souls I be concerned and speak to my doctor? Could this be a cause if stomach discomfort?

Severe hemorrhoids - when souls I be concerned and speak to my doctor? Could this be a cause if stomach discomfort?

Yes: If you use the word "severe", that's what your doctor is for. More concerning is if these have appeared suddenly and you have stomach discomfort, you have have disease involving the portal vein. Heads up -- get a good physical exam. ...Read more

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Can hemorrhoids cause abdominal pain and anal pain after sex?

Can hemorrhoids cause abdominal pain and anal pain after sex?

What kind: Regular sen it should not sex is not supposed to cause pain anywhere
if you are talking about anal sex that is different
see a doctor if pain persirted ...Read more

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I have yeast infection and hemorrhoids. I'm having chronic stomach pains. What could this be?

Here are some. ..: Chronic stomach pain suggests poor indigestion resulting from the interaction between foods/beverages you consume and your existing gastrointestinal functionality. So, now & at least, watch what you consume so to identify the possible offending foods. Meanwhile, work closely with a devoted Doc for better solution for better outcome; of course, a devoted patient is mandatory. Best wish. .. ...Read more

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Stomach pain last 3 months. I done colono&endoscopy, blood&urine test, ultra sound, I hve small cristals and hemorroids bt pain still I hve pain why?

Stomach pain last 3 months. I done colono&endoscopy, blood&urine test, ultra sound, I hve small cristals and hemorroids bt pain still I hve pain why?

Your doc: Since you have a doctor who has discussed your symptoms more thoroughly with you, it's probably a better idea to discuss with her/him the possibilities for your stomach pain, as you have already had several tests. Food allergies and sensitivities (lactose, gluten, etc) can also cause stomach pain, and if your imaging studies show no physical reason for your pain, allergies, etc, are next. ...Read more

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Female 18 healthy. Mucus/blood stool. Stomach cramping bloating painful stomach ache. Did blood test and hemorrhoid check. Everything came back normal?

Female 18 healthy. Mucus/blood stool. Stomach cramping bloating painful stomach ache. Did blood test and hemorrhoid check. Everything came back normal?

Need in depth eval: If you are passing bloody/mucous stools, then you need a thorough evaluation. See your primary doctor. You may need a colonoscopy to evaluate your GI tract. ...Read more

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I am experiencing hemorrhoids, generalized abdominal pain (severity: mild) (quality: sensation of tearing pain), constipation, painful bowel move..

I am experiencing hemorrhoids, generalized abdominal pain (severity: mild) (quality: sensation of tearing pain), constipation, painful bowel move..

Doctor can evaluate: Many things are in the abdomen: stomach, pancreas, liver, small intestine, gall bladder, large intestine, abdominal muscles, etc... An exam by a primary care doctor can help figure things out. Constipation can be evaluated and treated by one's primary care doctor. That same doctor can check hemorrhoids and may refer to a proctologist, colorectal surgeon, or general surgeon for more treatment. ...Read more

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I am experiencing hemorrhoids. The following also describe me: Upper abdominal pain and Fatigue. What should I do?

I am experiencing hemorrhoids. The following also describe me: Upper abdominal pain and Fatigue. What should I do?

Abdominal pain: The hemorrhoids are unrelated to upper abdominal pain which can be due to gastritis, peptic ulcer, gall bladder or pancreatic disorders. Fatigue is nonspecific. With persistent symptoms like these you should be examined by your physician or gastroenterologist. Appropriate tests will be done in order to make a diagnosis. Hemorrhoids may need no treatment. ...Read more

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In addition to bright red streak in stools, smelly stools, rectal pain, I'm noticing I have lower rt abdominal pain. Could it still be hemorrhoids?

In addition to bright red streak in stools, smelly stools, rectal pain, I'm noticing I have lower rt abdominal pain. Could it still be hemorrhoids?

Blood in stools: Blood in stools is not normal and needs to be explained. The association of blood in stools, rectal pain, malodor and abdominal pain suggest a significant problem, possibly colitis. Your doctor will do an examination and will probably advise colonoscopy. ...Read more

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Hemorrhoid. Is lower abdominal pain normal with hemorrhoids? If so, what can I do to stop the pain?

Hemorrhoid. Is lower abdominal pain normal with hemorrhoids? If so, what can I do to stop the pain?

Hemorrhoids: Generally do not cause abdominal pain. You need to consult a physician to determine the cause of abdominal pain. ...Read more

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Server abdominal pain, wakes me at night and worse after bm. Some rectal bleeding. No hemorrhoid. Pain on left side and upper right. Possibly?

I won't try to guess: About diagnosis. See you have appendicitis listed under conditions. An assuming that you have had an appendectomy. I would encourage you to seek prompt medical evaluation for this combination of rectal bleeding and severe abdominal pain. ...Read more

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Small part of anus poking out? Lower abdominal pain now on both sides. Just took laxatives a while ago. Hernia, hemorrhoids, or something else?

Small part of anus poking out? Lower abdominal pain now on both sides. Just took laxatives a while ago. Hernia, hemorrhoids, or something else?

Prolapse: It is not uncommon for a portion of the anal canal to protrude. This is due to relaxation of the rectal mucosa sliding down as a prolapse. Occassionally this is not protrusion but becomes pronounced and a marked degree of prolapse requiring surgical repair. ...Read more

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What should my fiancé do he had been experiencing some abdominal pain due to a hemorrhoid and can also see it from a certain angle please advise?

What should my fiancé do he had been experiencing some abdominal pain due to a hemorrhoid and can also see it from a certain angle please advise?

Not possible: Hemorrhoid tissue is a normal part of our anatomy found at the very end of the rectum/anus. It would be impossible for them to be related to abdominal pain. Now constipation can cause abdominal discomfort and straining can cause the hemorrhoids to flare up. Most important thing to prevent constipation and therefore hemorrhoid flare ups is adequate fluid and fiber in your diet. ...Read more

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Can bleeding from hemorrhoid present as bloody mucus detached from stools but passed along with bm? Also have lower abdominal pain and bloating. Thx!

Can bleeding from hemorrhoid present as bloody mucus detached from stools but passed along with bm? Also have lower abdominal pain and bloating. Thx!

Hemorrhoid bleeding: Presents as blood streaked stools, or as you have said, separate from the stool. If you are having problems with pains and bloating, you should see your primary physician for a detailed history and evaluation. ...Read more

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Bloody flat stools, abdominal pain, N/V, No hemorrhoids or fissures per pcp. H/o complex endometrial hyperplasia with atypia & ovarian tumor. Poss dx?

Bloody flat stools, abdominal pain, N/V, No hemorrhoids or fissures per pcp. H/o complex endometrial hyperplasia with atypia & ovarian tumor. Poss dx?

Need colonoscopy: The possibilities include inflammatory bowel disease, endometriosis, diverticular disease and something related to the tumor to name a few. Sounds like you need a colonoscopy. Ask you doctor about a GI referral. Also ask about the appropriateness of a ct scan. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Abdominal pain/tight around belly button, hard to pass worm shaped poop, explosive diarrhea. Have hemorrhoids. Hard to pass gas. Some foods upsetBelly?

Abdominal pain/tight around belly button, hard to pass worm shaped poop, explosive diarrhea. Have hemorrhoids. Hard to pass gas. Some foods upsetBelly?

Many reason for these symptoms: . The pain around the belly button is called Perry umbilical pain and usually associated with small intestinal cramping. This can occur as a result of food poisoning, viruses, inflammatory bowel disease, and sometimes even severe stress. Hemorrhoids are simply a symptom of poor nutrition along with lack of exercise. ...Read more

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Constipation, yellow mucus w/ bowel, abdominal pain w/ loud noises & movement, nausea vomiting, weight lose, hemorrhoids in& ex, rectal pain, unable fart?

Constipation, yellow mucus w/ bowel, abdominal pain w/ loud noises & movement, nausea vomiting, weight lose, hemorrhoids in& ex, rectal pain, unable fart?

See doc: With the constellation of your complaints, it's time to see a doc. A thorough history and physical exam is needed to determine further work up and treatment. ...Read more

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Can jalapenos cause stomach pain? >

Can jalapenos cause stomach pain? >

Sometimes: Hot peppers contain a substance which can cause GI issues. ...Read more

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What would cause upper stomach pain?

What would cause upper stomach pain?

Many possibilities: A person with tummy pain between the belly button and the bottom of the rib cage can have a variety of problems. An examination is needed, unless the person is young and healthy, and the pain is mild and resolves quickly. Possible causes may be: stomach acid problems, reflux symptoms, pancreatitis, gall stone related problems, liver inflammation, abdominal muscle strains, some sort of hernia, etc. ...Read more

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What could cause unbearable stomach pain?

What could cause unbearable stomach pain?

See your doctor: You need to see your doctor to find out what's causing these pains before you can get rid of them. ...Read more

Dr. William Harris
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Stomach Discomfort (Definition)

Stomach discomfort or pain can be due to problems in digestion or irritation to the stomach. Some people use the term to describe discomfort ...Read more


Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more