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I had colonoscopy 2 weeks ago. Normal biopsy results. Days later got light/mild intermittent abdominal and side pain that i never had before. No fever or vomit. Doesn't feel like gas pain. Infection?

I had colonoscopy 2 weeks ago. Normal biopsy results. Days later got  light/mild intermittent abdominal and side pain that i never had before. No fever or vomit. Doesn't feel like gas pain. Infection?

Colonoscopy: Often after colonoscopy distention and cramping may occur. During the procedure air is used to inflate the colon for better visualization. This may cause the symptoms you describe. If they persist or you develop nausea fever or increasing pain immediate evaluation is recommended. ...Read more

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Colonoscopy (Definition)

Colonoscopy is the procedure of using a long flexible camera to visualize the entire colon from the inside with the option to take pictures, video, perform biopsies, remove polyps, etc. Generally people are sedated and do ...Read more

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I have lower back pain worse on right side after having a colonoscopy done. Have not poo ED in 5 days either! ?

I have lower back pain worse on right side after having a colonoscopy done. Have not poo ED in 5 days either! ?

Constipation: Most likely the pains you have may be from constipation. Increase the fluids in your diet, and take a laxative to try and POO. If no relief, you need to see the Doc. Good luck ...Read more

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Managing Back Pain (Checklist)

Stretch your muscles
10 Min, Daily, forever
Breathe into the area of pain
Once
Visualize the area in spasm relaxing
Once
Take supplements that support your joints
Daily
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13 yr old daughter lower back and side pain. Only in stressful situations. Could it b just stress?

13 yr old daughter lower back and side pain. Only in stressful situations. Could it b just stress?

"Just" stress?: Even stress needs care and attention, if this is what's happening with your daughter. You and her doctor need to gently ask about the pains and situations in which it arises. Things can happen that we'd never know about otherwise. Has she been hurt or injured? Please accompany her to her doctor for assessment and help with this. Good luck to you both. ...Read more

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Managing Back Pain (Checklist)

Lose weight
Once
Reduce stress by moving gracefully with tai chi, yoga, or dance
Daily
Increase flexibility with gentle exercises and/or physical therapy
Daily
Gradually increase muscle tone and strength to support your back
Once
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I was 15 days late for my pd but i was experiencing lower back and side pain, frequent headaches and a stuffy nose as well could i be pregnant still?

I was 15 days late for my pd but i was experiencing lower back and side pain, frequent headaches and a stuffy nose as well could i be pregnant still?

Not if urine is neg: A urine pregnancy test will tell you, since they are very sensitive, generally at about a week from your missed menses. Although these symptoms are often associated with pregnancy, they are very nonspecific, and some, such as headaches and stuffiness, generally don't occur early in the pregnancy. Symptoms of abd/pelvic pain could = an abnormal pregnancy, so if your preg test is +, see a doctor. ...Read more

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Managing Back Pain (Checklist)

Get evaluated by a spine specialist
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Walk regularly
30 Min, 3x week, forever
Avoid smoking
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Perform gentle back exercises (examples at www.TheRehabZone.com)
20 Min, 3x week, forever
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Sharp lower right side pain relieved after urinating.Left side radiating pain and lower back pain .Had partial hysterectomy and ovary removed later

Sharp lower  right side pain relieved after urinating.Left  side radiating pain and lower back pain .Had partial hysterectomy and ovary removed later

Could be related to : Surgery or some thing else. During a partial hysterectomy, a surgeon may inadvertently damage the organs that surround the uterus, such as the urinary tract or bowel, better health channel explains. Affected women can develop bowel movement or urination problems due to this damage. Or could be due to new problem need to investigated. Good luck. ...Read more

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Side Pain (Definition)

Side pain is a symptom in which a person has aches and pains on the right and/or left sides of his body, usually referring to the sides of the chest and abdomen. Pains in the side can be due to rib problems, ...Read more

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