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I have been having on and off green stool, accompanied with back pain that improves when lying down, but worsens when sitting. Also mucus in stool.

I have been having on and off green stool, accompanied with back pain that improves when lying down, but worsens when sitting. Also mucus in stool.

Green stool mucus: May be inflammatory bowel worse when sitting because of increase in abdominal pressure or food intolerances (gluten, soy -try a week off gluten products), or irritable bowel or gallbladder-, bile is green Diet (green) cause green stool as well. Back pain may be from the bowel itself or an associated arthritis seen in some inflammatory bowel diseases.. follow up with GI doc this week ...Read more

Stool Is Green (Definition)

Stool is green is a symptom in which there is more greenish color, usually from bile, in the stool. Babies can have yellowish, yellow-greenish, or greenish stools sometimes and still be normal. A person can also get greenish stools during some ...Read more


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What does a green stool along with lower back pain in the kidney area mean?

What does a green stool along with lower back pain in the kidney area mean?

Most likely are not: Coneccting togethor. According to mayo clinic reason for green stool:diet high in green vegetables. Such as spinach, food dyes, severe diarrhea
protein hydrolysate formula, lack of
indomethacin — a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
iron supplements
medroxyprogesterone (depo-provera), a contraceptive drug
look for another reason for the back pain (kidney). ...Read more

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Having lower back pain onleft side with green, dark green stool for 2 days. What could thid be?

Having lower back pain onleft side with green, dark green stool for 2 days. What could thid be?

May be infection: Green stool means rapid transport. It may be something you ate or a stomach bug. If not clearing up or if you notice blood see your doctor. All the best. ...Read more

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Lost 40 lbs in 3 months. Deep back pain on lower right side. Pain in lower right abdomen. Bloating and constipation. Green stool. Is this IBS?

GI Issues: IBS is a diagnosis of exclusion - that means that all other explanatory conditions must be ruled out first. I am concerned with the 40 pound weight loss (unless you are on a diet) and the back pain (IBS sufferers usually have abdominal pain). And the green stool is unusual for IBS. I would suggest a visit to a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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I am having lower back pain on the right side that is really bad when I walk or move a certain way. Have also been having green stools for the past fe?

I am having lower back pain on the right side that is really bad when I walk or move a certain way. Have also been having green stools for the past fe?

Consider appointment: It sounds like you need an evaluation. Hard to say both are related however it can be possible as often many conditions can refer pain to the back. At the same time the back pain could be completely unrelated and a thorough history and physical needs to be taken here to determine the root cause of all your symptoms. ...Read more

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I have been treated for GERD. I am now experiencing back pain all over, mostly lower. I have green or loose stools and stomach pain?

I have been treated for GERD. I am now experiencing back pain all over, mostly lower. I have green or loose stools and stomach pain?

Salt deficient: You are too young to have GERD. You need to take sea salt up to a one tsp a day. Build up a sweat and taste your perspiration on your upper part of your arm, if it does not taste salty then you are salt deficient. You can also do a sea salt flush to ensure saturation of sea salt in your body. ...Read more

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Can passing stool cause back pain?

Can passing stool cause back pain?

It's possible: Part of your colon could be particularly sensitive as stool passes through, causing a "viscero-somatic" reflex in which nerves around the colon affect nerves of nearby soft tissue (skin, muscle). If so, your pain would be in the upper lumbar area, about 2/3 way down spine. Treat the cause, not the symptom. ...Read more

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Why is my back pain worse when arising from a stool or chair?

See below: Few possible reasons. Sometimes when a person has a disc problem, the intiial movement of the spine can cause pain when going from sit to stand. Also if there is a problem with the joints of the spine which are called facet joints these can cause pain when standing. Muscle tightness/stiffness can also contribute. ...Read more

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I'm 38 and woke up this morning with nagging left lower back pain and booly stool twice in last 3 hours, I'm pretty healthy and exercise regularly?

I'm 38 and woke up this morning with nagging left lower back pain and booly stool twice in last 3 hours, I'm pretty healthy and exercise regularly?

See a doctor: Bloody stool is not normal and may be a sign of serious illness. This requires urgent medical attention. Possibilities include inflammation (diverticulitis, colitis) and colon cancer. Please see a doctor right away. ...Read more

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Can hard stool cause lower back pain?

Can hard stool cause lower back pain?

Possible: Yes, constipation can cause back pain. Your physician needs to rule other causes: arthritis, herniated disk, kidney stones, and many others. See your physician. ...Read more

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I have lower left back pain and blood in stool, what is it?

I have lower left back pain and blood in stool, what is it?

Could be just: Constipation or diverticular disease. No amount of bleeding should be accepted. This is abnormal. See a GI or colorectal doctor for full evaluation. ...Read more

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I am having some bright red blood in my stools and can this cause you to have lower flank and back pain.

Needs Eval: Common cause is hemorrhoids but they don't cause flank and back pain. There are serious conditions that can, so you need to get immediate medical attention especially with your other medical issues. ...Read more

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I have lower back pain after standing for more than thirty minutes. What should I do? Carry around one of those folding stools?

I have lower back pain after standing for more than thirty minutes. What should I do? Carry around one of those folding stools?

Let me try to help: If are up in age, several things should be consider, the most common spinal stenosis, were the spinal cord in your back run out apace especially when you stand cause this back pain, the second we should look into possibility of having blockage in the blood vessels, please check it out to see. ...Read more

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How rare is pan canc at 22? Worried cause have upper and lower left abd pain and upper left back pain. Gas and floating stool.

Very rare: Pancreatic cancer is not causing your symptoms.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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What's would couse a person to bleed when useing the bathroom? Taking a poo and blood in in the stool with lower pain and back pain

Hello.: Hello. I can not diagnose the source of your rectal bleeding and clots. You may have gastrointestinal bleeding. Sometimes the source of bleeding is something as simple as an external or internal hemorrhoid. However since you have back and abdominal pain, this should be medically evaluated. ...Read more

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Does divercolitis cause abdoman pain, difficulty releasing stool, mucus in stool, back pain and rectal pain that last for 30 min after bathroom?

Does divercolitis cause abdoman pain, difficulty releasing stool, mucus in stool, back pain and rectal pain that last for 30 min after bathroom?

Possibly: Altthough uncommon in the young it is on the list of possibilities however rectal pain is less likely. A complete history and exam will likely bring out hemorrhoids, fissures and the need for other testing. Good luck ...Read more

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I recently stopped taking acetaminophen on a daily basis about 2 weeks ago. Now I am having blood in my stool (3x now) and back pain, what should I do?

I recently stopped taking acetaminophen on a daily basis about 2 weeks ago. Now I am having blood in my stool (3x now) and back pain, what should I do?

See doctor: Tylenol (acetaminophen) should not cause blood in the stool. If it was being used for back pain, that may be why you are having back pain now. However, anytime there is blood in the stool, that needs to be evaluated by a doctor to rule out many possibilities with the colon, stomach, or esophagus. ...Read more

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Causes for blood and mucus in stool with lower back pain?

Causes for blood and mucus in stool with lower back pain?

Blood in stool: Blood is stool may be from malignancy, hemorrhoid, inflammatory bowel disease, dysentery from infection such as ameba, shigella, virus. Need to see a doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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What can cause abdominal and back pain along with bright red blood in my stool?

Eval: These symptoms may not be related... You could have more than one problem. But if they all started around same time, it would be more concerning. Bright red blood is more concerning than dark blood if associated with back/abd pain. Or this could be hemorrhoid. You should see a doc for eval. ...Read more

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I have pain few minutes before and while passing stool with lower abdomen and back pain?

Intestinal cramps: Pain from intestine squeezing stool out. Smooth muscle spasm of intestinal muscles can be painful. Possibly, you have irritable bowel syndrome (ibs), which is a disorder of function of bowel & for which there is no firm causal understanding. Ibs is often associated with fibromyalgia. At my chronic pain board (free) at quora. Com, I discuss ibs, which is not dangerous, but can be bothersome. ...Read more

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Right side mid back pain with flat stools ever since gallbladder was removed. No blood in stools.

Causes: Could be many causes: hernia, kidney stone or infection, strain, herniated disk, etc. See physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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After swimming in the sea sometimes feel lower back pain and red stools. Do I have to refrain from swimming in the sea?

After swimming in the sea sometimes feel lower back pain and red stools. Do I have to refrain from swimming in the sea?

See the Doctor: Your physician can help you to rule out GI tract pathology. He will also advice you on your future swimming practices. Blood in the stool can be sign of hemorrhoids, polyp or malignancy, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause blood in stool and lower back pain?

See below: Several things can. You have symptoms which could be serious and should see your physician. He/she will listen to you, do a physical examinarion, run some tests, and let you know what's going on. ...Read more

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What could cause lower back pain and blood in stool?

Something stinky!: These are 2 common independent issues people seek evaluation. This could be coincidental or the back pain is leading to constipation or vice versa &there is now bleeding from a hemmoroid. This could also be something happening within your GI tract causing both the back pain & blood or even due to taking anti inflammatory medication for your back pain which could be a reason for blood. See md. ...Read more

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I have lower back pain & blood in stool, please help!?

Go see your doctor: Any time there is blood in the stool, you need to address it. It may be a minor issue such as hemorrhoids, or it could be much more serious (too many things it could be) but it is a medical red flag. ...Read more

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I have lower back pain and bloody stool but I am only 16?

Get it checked: That could be anything from benign causes to something more serious. Don't wait to get it checked. ...Read more

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I have a white/cream colored substance in my stool. I had abdomonal pain earlier this week and have lower back pain.?

I have a white/cream colored substance in my stool. I had abdomonal pain earlier this week and have lower back pain.?

Mucus or pus?: Mucus discharge occurs in up to 50% of patients with irritable bowel syndrome, with or without pain. Mucus may also be produced in response to partial obstruction, chronic constipation, rectal dysfunction, infection, & even from secretory villous tumors of the rectum. At the very least stool studies, anal/rectal inspection are appropriate. Peri-anal abscesses & fistulas may need urgent attention. ...Read more

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Pain in lower left abdomen, back pain and stool looks like it squeezed or watery. This I march seen many doctors. Tired of pain? Had colonoscopy

Hard to say: If you have had an extensive work-up, but still have no diagnosis, go back to your primary care physician and go over all of the tests and results and continued symptoms with him or her. Chances are, something is being overlooked or not addressed. In the meantime, for bowel dysfunction, eat yogurt twice daily and take a probiotic twice daily - like culturelle. Normalizing the bowel flora may work. ...Read more

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Are bright red bloody stools that cleared up after 3 days a concern? Lower back pain started at about the same time. Clean colonoscopy 2 years ago.

Are bright red bloody stools that cleared up after 3 days a concern? Lower back pain started at about the same time. Clean colonoscopy 2 years ago.

Not normal, get help: Blood in stool is a warning sign. Brisk bleeding warrants emergency care. Causes of bleeding may be predictable (e.G rectal trauma), but evaluation is always appropriate. A rule of thumb (but not absolute): black stool means bleeding comes from upper GI tract; grape jelly stool from small bowel; silver stool from biliary tree; burgundy stool from right colon; red blood from left colon to anus. ...Read more

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Server abdom & back pain mucus and blood sometim from anus pain constanly feels like somone is pullin my organs thro my bum never normal stools either?

See a doctor: Sever abdominal pain combined with blood and mucous appearing at the anus suggest significant illness, possibly inflammatory bowel disease (colitis). Please see a doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Back Pain (Definition)

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Pain In The Back (Definition)

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