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Lower Back Pain Before 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
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
Chronic lower back pain 3weeks after gall bladder removal as well as pain in lower back & abdomen when passing bowel motion?
Common problems: Back pain is common after abdominal surgery due to position on the operating table. Problems with bowel movements are also common, due to pain meds and stress of surgical procedure and general anesthesia. These should all slowly get better within 6-12 weeks after the operation. There is of course high variability Amon individuals. Hope this helps! ...Read more
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
Having painful cramping over ?Bladder/?Ovaries straight accross abd and over lower back during and after bowel movement. Started today.Flatulence.
Yes: Straining with bowel movements can increase you intrabdominal pressure which can exacerbate back pain and can also worsen pain that may be resulting from a disc herniation. Talk with you pcp about your issue. They may recommend a stool softener or even a laxative to help alleviate the bowel issues. They can also help determine if there is some other source to your back pain. ...Read more
Feeling a cramping pain before bowel movements in middle left abdomen (under ribcage but above pelvic bone) what could this be? Pain goes away slowly after bowel movement
I had a bowel movement earlier. I have pelvic pain, lower back, abdominal lower pain, and rectaul pain.
Here are some ...: Please record the onset, degree, frequency, and duration, interval, etc. of the pain, and bring those to Doc for analysis, more Hx, physicals, and tests as needed so to deduce possible Dx for proposing reasonable Rx / care. Best wish ... ...Read more
Stabbing pain in lower left abdomen while walking; not while sitting or laying down. Sometimes radiates to lower back. bowel movements normal. ?
LLQ discomfort: Causes of recurrent llq abdominal discomfort may be identified by first addressing accompanying signs/symptoms so as to localize the organ involved: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniations? Age? Gender? Risk factors? ...Read more
Pain in lower left side before bowel movement. Pain goes away when done. Have had recent constipation. ?
Fluids, Fiber: Sounds like you've got hard stools, which can be painful. I suggest 1-2 tablespoons full of psyllium husks (Metamucil, Konsyl) in a glass of water. Drink it fast, as it will turn to sludge in your glass, otherwise. Follow with another glass of water. We should consume enough fiber to have an easy bowel movement at least once/day. If you need some stimulation, try magnesium--500-1,000 mg/day. ...Read more
Neck pain and shoulder pain after drinking. Lower back pain after standing or sitting for longer than 10mins. Inconsistent stool and bowel movements?
See your doc: I recommend visiting your family physician to better determine the underlying cause of your pain and to treat you appropriately. Wishing you the very best. ...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
Splenic Flx syndrome: Lt. upper quad is one of the areas associated with splenic flexure of left colon. After BM which empties the rectum, the major site for the reservoir of stool is the transverse colon. At the time of BM stool passes to the splenic flexure. If there is a twist in bowel at that site severe pain will occur. A Ba enema will define the situation and if necessary this can be followed by colonoscopy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Low back pain is pain that occurs in the back above the buttock area and below the ribs. Low back pain can be sharp, dull, intermittent or constant. Pain can be at rest or associated with activity. Back pain can also be accompanied with pain that shoots or radiates down into the lower extremities or legs which is frequently ...Read more
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