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Severe lower abdomen pain and lower butt pain after bowel movement?

Severe lower abdomen pain and lower butt pain after bowel movement?

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

Intestine (Definition)

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


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Pain in my lower right side of my abdomen. Painful bowel movements and bloody toilet paper.

See your doc.: Pain on the right side with blood in stool needs a good explanation. Maybe not related, but the symptoms suggest an inflammatory bowel condition. May just be constipation with some hemorrhoids but I wouldn't bet on it. ...Read more

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I have severe lower abdomen pain and lower back pain after bowel movement?

I have severe lower abdomen pain and lower back pain after bowel movement?

Not normal: Many things can cause your symptoms (adhesions, colon issues, anal issues, endometriosis, etc) but clearly, it is not normal to have "severe" pain with bms. See your md asap for evaluation. If the pain is truly severe and getting worse you may need to go to er. ...Read more

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Dry heaving abnomen pain painful bowel movements pintpont pain in abdomen dark thin stools has been going on more then a year noe what could it be?

Dry heaving abnomen pain painful bowel movements pintpont pain in abdomen dark thin stools has been going on more then a year noe what could it be?

Exam needed: A year is a very long time to put up with these symptoms. They may merely be due to irritable GI tract, but an exam, preferably by a gastroenterologist, is recommended for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I am experiencing diarrhea, painful bowel movements and constipation. The following also describes me: Lower abdominal pain. What should I do?

I am experiencing diarrhea, painful bowel movements and constipation. The following also describes me: Lower abdominal pain. What should I do?

Abdominal pain: If your symptoms have been going on for some time, I would recommend you see a physician for some blood tests and an exam. Important to rule out any inflammatory bowel process. ...Read more

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I am experiencing painful bowel movements, stretch marks and swollen abdomen. The following also describe me: Abdominal discomfort and Lower abdominal pain. What should I do?

I am experiencing painful bowel movements, stretch marks and swollen abdomen. The following also describe me: Abdominal discomfort and Lower abdominal pain. What should I do?

See A Doc: If you are experiencing painful bowel movements, are noticing stretchmarks and have a swollen abdomen you should definitely go see a doctor in person to discuss your symptoms and figure out what's going on. A general practice physician can help you know if you need to consult with a specialist, so start there. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I am experiencing abdominal pain (generalized) (severity: mild) (quality: throbbing sensation), painful bowel movements and side pain. The following also describe me: Abdominal discomfort, Lower abdominal pain, Sudden abdominal pain, and Bloating or abd

I am experiencing abdominal pain (generalized) (severity: mild) (quality: throbbing sensation), painful bowel movements and side pain. The following also describe me: Abdominal discomfort, Lower abdominal pain, Sudden abdominal pain, and Bloating or abd

E.R. checks appendix: Lower abdominal discomfort can be from many things. For pain there, appendicitis is a concern (pain usually worsens over time, with fever coming on). If one is constipated for several days, stool can back up all the way to the right side, and cause discomfort or pain. Gallstones, kidney stones, or gastroenteritis can also cause pain. The Emergency Room doctor can check. Somebody else should drive. ...Read more

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My Son is experiencing lower abdominal pain, pain shooting down the leg, hallucinations, painful bowel movements, difficult stools and diarrhea?

My Son is experiencing lower abdominal pain, pain shooting down the leg, hallucinations, painful bowel movements, difficult stools and diarrhea?

Be seen asap: Please have the patient be seen promptly! With all of the symptoms noted from different organ systems, he needs to be brought to attention ASAP. ...Read more

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I have pain in my lower right side and painful bowel movements amd pain while moving or peeing. Right when I woke up I vomited yellow. Pain is severe.

I have pain in my lower right side and painful bowel movements amd pain while moving or peeing. Right when I woke up I vomited yellow. Pain is severe.

Go to ER: Any person with severe pain in the abdomen (belly)needs to seek immediate medical help. Delay can be life threatening. Pain is the body's warning sign that something is very wrong and needs attention. ...Read more

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Painful bowel movements w/ slight burning, very gassy, pain in the lower abdomen&right side of lower back, slight pain w/ urination&strong oder. Help?

Get checked now: The possibilities for what is most likely causing this depend on how far along in your pregnancy you are. It's very important that you get his checked out to find if you have a urinary infection, or even something like appendicitis. Please see your Obstetrician right away (or go to an urgent care clinic) for an examination and testing. ...Read more

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Been having lower back ache and lower abdominal ache with (sorry) lots of gas and loose bowel movements over the last 5 days. Now feel hot to touch to?

Been having lower back ache and lower abdominal ache with (sorry) lots of gas and loose bowel movements over the last 5 days. Now feel hot to touch to?

Gas, diarrhea: May have an infection, gastroenteritis. Did you eat somewhere new? Travel? Since it is lasting 5 days would go to urgent care and have stool checked for bacteria.May be camphylobacter for which zithromax helps, or salmonella, shigella E coli (usually try cipro (ciprofloxacin) but now it is more resistant). Also probiotics can help rebalance to intestinal flora, simethacone breaks gas but go to doctor urgent car ...Read more

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Back and lower abdomen pain that radiates to my legs, indigestion, loose bowel movements, 37 weeks and 4 days pregnant. Sign of labor?

Back and lower abdomen pain that radiates to my legs, indigestion, loose bowel movements, 37 weeks and 4 days pregnant. Sign of labor?

Rhythmic or not?: If the pains are rhythmic and can be timed at regular intervals of increasingly shortened intervals then labor is on the way. If not it is just the pressure of the pregnancy on the internal structures. ...Read more

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My 5 year old daughter is complaining of "stomach" pain. No nausea, and her whole abdomen seems to be tender to the touch. Last bowel movement was yesterday. Normal appetite. Sleeping more than usual. No fever. It's hard to tell what's real & what's

My 5 year old daughter is complaining of "stomach" pain. No nausea, and her whole abdomen seems to be tender to the touch. Last bowel movement was yesterday. Normal appetite. Sleeping more than usual. No fever. It's hard to tell what's real & what's

Abdominal pain: Is there a histaory of abdominal trauma? What has she eaten or drank today? Regardless, first order is to induce a bowel movement since she hasn't had one today. Observe for another hour or two. If the stomachache worsens, a shift in the location of the pain occurs and/or she develops vomiting or fever, it will be best to have her evaluated at the ed tonight. ...Read more

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My breast are tender, big appetite, lower abdomen pain and side pain, and weird movement round my navel. Itook a pregnancy test it said negative.?

My breast are tender, big appetite, lower abdomen pain and side pain, and weird movement round my navel. Itook a pregnancy test it said negative.?

Certainly: While those symptoms can occur in early pregnancy they can be associated with a lot of other conditions. I would recommend a doctor's visit. ...Read more

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Feeling movements in stomach, sharp side pains, feel pressure pushing out in ribs, lower abdomen pain, pelvic pain. Had tubes tied 6yrs ago. Recently had neg urine test, neg pelvic utrsnd. Said uterus seems normal size. Could I still be pregnant?

Feeling movements in stomach, sharp side pains, feel pressure pushing out in ribs, lower abdomen pain, pelvic pain. Had tubes tied 6yrs ago. Recently had neg urine test, neg pelvic utrsnd. Said uterus seems normal size. Could I still be pregnant?

Unlikely: If you have doubts, you may do a home pregnancy test. If the result is negative repeat the test 4-5 days later unless you get a period by then. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully.
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. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. 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, if you have sex. ...Read more

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I am experiencing bloody stool, painful bowel movements, loss of appetite, general weakness, bloating or abdominal fullness, stomach pain, and fever.

YOU NEED: A HANDS ON examination ASAP...

Contact your Primary Care Provider, or go to Walk In Care Unit....ER...today!

Hope this helps...BE WELL \\
Dr Z ...Read more

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I am experiencing genital pain and painful bowel movements.

I am experiencing genital pain and painful bowel movements.

Pain: The pain you mention needs to be evaluated by your doctor. It MAY be digestion related or something more serious. Your doc will help you figure it out and treat you. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I am experiencing anal pain and buttock itch. The following also describe me: Rectal pain and Painful bowel movements. What should I do?

I am experiencing anal pain and buttock itch. The following also describe me: Rectal pain and Painful bowel movements. What should I do?

You absolutely: Need a "hands on" examination since your complaints could be from a number of TREATABLE, SIMPLE conditions including "HEMORRHOIDS!!! "!!

See your PCP or get a referral to a rectal specialist (usually a General Surgeon)
Hope this is helpful
Dr Z ...Read more

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What can I use or take to relieve painful bowel movements?

What can I use or take to relieve painful bowel movements?

Depends: Painful anal pain with bowel movements can be a fissure, abscess, or hemorrhoids. First the etiology needs to be discovered. Abdominal pain with bowel movements has another set of possibilities and require evaluation. ...Read more

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I have painful bowel movements just before, during, and a little while after my periods?

I have painful bowel movements just before, during, and a little while after my periods?

Probably normal: The uterus sits right next to the colon, near the rectum. During menstruation the uterus can cause cramping as it contracts. Organs that are close by may be affected, causing pain/cramping with bm's too. There should not be blood, mucous, etc. In the stool - that would not be normal. ...Read more

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I am experiencing painful bowel movements. Which doctor I mean which specialist should I meet?

I am experiencing painful bowel movements. Which doctor I mean which specialist should I meet?

Depends largely: Upon where pain is located. If it is abdominal pain, a gi specialist is probably most helpful. If it is anal pain, you can look for a proctologist. Your primary doctor should be able to refer you to the proper specialist. ...Read more

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Does colon cancer cause painful bowel movements?

Can if: It is a rectal cancer usually. Actual colon cancers may cause a change in your bowel movement with no pain unless the pain is from constipation or diarrhea due to the tumor. But rectal cancers or anal cancers can indeed cause pain during and after the evacuation. ...Read more

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My dads bowel was punctured from a peg feeding tube? Can this cause frequent painful bowel movements? No sign of infection!

My dads bowel was punctured from a peg feeding tube? Can this cause frequent painful bowel movements? No sign of infection!

No: It's unlikely that the tube entrance (which is in the UPPER Gi tract) would interfere with the Bowel Movements (which are LOWER GI tract functions)

Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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How long will it take for my internal hemorrhoids to go away? What can I do to get rid of them? I have painful bowel movements that bleed.

How long will it take for my internal hemorrhoids to go away? What can I do to get rid of them? I have painful bowel movements that bleed.

Psyllium Fiber: If you want to only care for this without any surgical intervention, then psyllium fiber or an equivalent is likely the best treatment for long term. Make sure you purchase unflavored psyllium. Start with a teaspoon a night mixed in 16 oz of water every night.

Unless they are stuck out and causing significant pain or itching, surgery can usually be avoided.

You should consider seeing your doc. ...Read more

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What is the cause of irregular and painful bowel movements?

What is the cause of irregular and painful bowel movements?

BMs: It can be caused by a number of things. The most common are constipation with hard BMs, or hemorroidal problems. Try increasing your fluid intake and adding Metamucil one tablespoon night and morning. With increasing ruffage in your diet. If this doesn't help see your doctor and get a definitive diagnosis ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: painful bowel movements?

Pain on defecating: Having pain while engaged in normal bodily funstions is not normal. Pain may be due to hemeriod that are inflamed, fistulas, fissures, tumors, or trauma of perverted behaviors. ...Read more

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Blood and mucus in stool. Painful bowel movements. Do I need to go to the er?

I would go: Not my specialty, but I think painful, bloody BM's should be evaluated ASAP. Best to you. ...Read more

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I am experiencing painful bowel movements, passing gas, blood on paper... it hurts so bad. I was screaming and crying.?

I am experiencing painful bowel movements, passing gas, blood on paper... it hurts so bad. I was screaming and crying.?

Need more info: It is painful because your stool is hard? If so you need to drink more water and increase your fiber intake. Drink enough water so that your urine is mostly colorless. You may take a fiber laxative like Metamucil of increase your intake fiber foods.
Consult this site for fiber foods.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/in-depth/high-fiber-foods/art-20050948
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. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. 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, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Past few weeks been having painful bowel movements. Feels like passing glass. Drink lots of water & eat lots of fiber. Don't think hemorrhoids at 20?

Past few weeks been having painful bowel movements. Feels like passing glass. Drink lots of water & eat lots of fiber. Don't think hemorrhoids at 20?

See a doctor: Your description suggests a problem in the tissue lining the anus, perhaps a fissure (crack). Suggest you see a doctor for examination. ...Read more

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Why do I have painful bowel movements?

Not sure...: There are several causes for ano-rectal pain with defecation including anal fissure, hemorrhoids, proctalgia and proctitis to name a few. If this is a recurrent problem go see your doctor. ...Read more

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What to do if I have painful bowel movements?

What to do if I have painful bowel movements?

Hemorrhoids or more?: Anal pain or rectal pain? Pain from the rectum as you described that recurs may also indicate anal fissures, proctitis (due to infection, inflammatory bowel disease, radiation therapy, stercoral ulcers, rectal prolapse, trauma, etc.), prctalgia fugax. Depending on your age, risk factors, current medication (aspirin, nsaid's), circumstances, you will want to get evaluated. ...Read more

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What are the typical causes of painful bowel movements?

Painful BMs: Painful and extremely painful bowel movements can be caused by hemorroids, anal fissure, proctitis, anorectal abscess, acute prostatitis and anal and rectal cancer
the pain can vary from slight to extreme depending on how advance the condition is
some other causes are crohns disease, ulcerative colitis and endometriosis. ...Read more

Painful Bowel Movements (Definition)

Having pain while engaged in normal bodily funstions is not normal. Pain may be due to hemeriod that are inflamed, fistulas, fissures, tumors, or ...Read more


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