Doctor insights on:
Lower Abdominal Cramps After Bowel Movement
The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more
Hemorrhoids likely.: This is likely due to hemorrhoids. The history strongly suggest it, since pain is after a bowel movement, and likely associated with straining. It could be anal fissure, or possibly another colon/anal issue. Depending on your age, and if this has been going on a while, you might want to see your doctor to get a rectal exam/testing to make sure it is not worse, like cancer, etc.. ...Read more
May be impacted: You may have a stool impaction. This is a large collection of stool that has hardened to the point abdominal it's very hard to clear. You get stomach cramps as gas and fluid backs up around and stretching the colon. You should see your doctor about this. He may have to arrange for disimpaction. Or a G.I. Evaluation and colonoscopy. Good health. ...Read more
Severe abdominal muscle tension. Mucus in stool, abdominal cramping (including after meals), diarrhea, constipation, gas and bloating. 1-2 months?
IBS: Irritable bowel syndrome with passage of mucus and alternating constipation and diarrhea may be the problem. Other possibilities include lactose or gluten intolerance. Drinking hot(not too hot)water helps break down gas and bloating. If this a chronic problem, a gastroenterologist is best qualified to evaluate and treat you as well as advise you about dietary habits. Take simethicone after meals ...Read more
Extreme lower abdominal pain upper abdominal pain nausea frequent bowel movements chest pain, migrane and weakness. Happens every few weeks /months.
Common: The most common type of food to be seen undigested in the stool is actually vegetables. They often are very high in fibers that we do not have enzymes in our digestive system to degrade them with. The fiber could also be causing gas pains. This can be a very normal finding. If you have accompanying frequent diarrhea, unintentional weight loss, or other stool changes, consult your doctor. ...Read more
Lower abdominal pain when bowel movement is trying to be passed. Those muscles hurt. Constant stomach gurgling. Diarrhea. Tightness in upper abdomen?
If..: If symptoms have been present only for a few days this can be caused by a virus most of the time. In this case drinking plenty of fluids,rest and taking over the counter antidiarrheal meds and analgesics helps with symptoms. If this has been going on for more than a week or so then it is time to get checked. Make an appointment with your doctor if this is the case. ...Read more
Need more info: If the pain is in the area of the stomach and you were bearing down hard to move your bowels, then it could be that in the process of bearing down you increased the pressure in the belly enough to push stomach acid into the food tube or esophagus. This would then cause pain due to the nature of how you exerted yourself to defecate. Seems like a long time to have pain post movement. See your doc. ...Read more
Having painful cramping over ?Bladder/?Ovaries straight accross abd and over lower back during and after bowel movement. Started today.Flatulence.
Foul smelling gas, lower abdominal pain and cramps during bowel movement, bloating, rectal bleeding. Approx 3 months with symptoms. 27 yr old female?
Please get help...: Gi bleeding is never normal, but when prolonged for months associated with lower abdominal distress as you describe, then colitis (colon inflammation) must be ruled out. Possibilities at your age most likely include: 1) inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis or crohn's); 2) infection, maybe chronic or recurrent. Don't delay further--get evaluated by your doctor or GI specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have rectal bleeding diarrhea bloated stomach nausea severe lower back pain. The back pain lessens when my bowels are empty.
See GI: From your profile, it appears you have had a colonoscopy. Depending on when that was performed, you may need another. Bleeding is never normal, so you need to see the GI again. Tough to say, but there could be several causes, that hopefully with some testing and a good exam will be found. Examples could be diverticulosis/itis or chrons disease, etc. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No fever, normal bowel movements, etc. Only mild abdominal pain in lower quadrant near appendix last 3 days. Appendicitis?
I am experiencing lower abdominal pain (period-like) , low back pain, bloating or abdominal fullness, passing gas, burping, stomach cramps ?
Seen a physician lat: You have multiple symptoms which are difficult to sort out without a complete examination. If these symptoms are lasting/persisting for more than one week, go visit your primary care doctor for a complete check up. If you have abdominal distention, you need to be sure there is nothing serious(?ovarian cancer) causing you these symptoms. it could also be Urinary tract infection which may need antib ...Read more
4 days abdominal pain. Crampy in lower bowels, sharper on upper left side. Nausea. More frequent bowel movement, crampy, but looks normal. Fever 38c. ?
Gastroenteritis: Main symptoms of gastroenteritis include diarrhea, stomach pain, cramping, fever, nausea. Associated headache is not uncommon, and is probably related to the dehydration that results from loss of fluid through diarrhea and fever. Gastroenteritis is usually caused by an infection by a virus or bacteria. It is often self-limited and resolved on its own. Drink plenty of fluids. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
No appetite. Nausea after eating and before bowel movement. Gurgling in upper and lower abdominal. Not pregnant. 1 week before period starts.
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Severe lower abdominal pain after bowel movement
- Lower right abdominal pain after bowel movement
- Lower abdominal pain after bowel movement
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Stomach cramps after bowel movement
- Abdominal bloating after bowel movement
- Abdominal discomfort after bowel movement
- Abdominal cramping after bowel movement
- Talk to a gastroenterologist online