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Pain After Diverticulitis
Possibly: As the scope is advanced and air placed in the colon some degree of stretch and distortion can occur putting tension and possibly tearing adhesions in the abdominal cavity. These can cause pain and even potentially bleeding.If you are having pain especially with a fever or nausea, please call your endoscopist and discuss with them. They need to be aware to determine if a complication has occured. ...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
Maybe, but...: Causes of recurrent abdominal discomfort as described may be identified by first addressing signs/symptoms so as to localize the organ involved: in women: 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, herniation? Stressors? Other risks? ...Read more
Bowel pelvic adhesio: Bowel pelvic adhesions post supra cervical hysterectomy or total hysterectomy, may cause similar symptoms due to bowel inflammation. The intestine can get stuck in an area such as vaginal cuff, or other respected areas in the pelvis due to inflammation or bleeding. If symptoms persist i would recommend laparoscopy rule out adhesions. Brignonimd.Com. ...Read more
I had a partial sigmoid colectomy ten months ago, diverticulitis symptoms gone. Still have chronic llq pain. Lifting left leg causes pain.
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
Frequent chest pain stomach pain back pain and abdomenal pain a few days after sex. What could this be?
Could be serious: If you had recent surgery. Without further details, impossible to tell anything further. See a doctor for accurate diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Bleeding after intercourse and right side pain. Partial laproscopic hysterectomy 9 years ago. Belly button pain as well.
3 problems: 1. Bleeding after intercourse in some one who has had a hysterectomy is not common. The doctor will need to do an exam to determine where the bleeding is coming from since you have no uterus. 2. Right sided pain if severe and/or associated with nausea, fever or vomiting could indicate appendicitis and prompt evaluation is needed. 3. Umbilical pain (belly button) could indicate a hernia. ...Read more
Severe lower abdomen/ovarian pain right after sex hasn't happened before no bleeding ruptured cyst? 1 hour + pain worsens when sitting and standing
See a doctor: Go to emergency room for further evaluation ...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
Intense lower abdomin pain after bowel movement. Had anal fissures and internal hemorrhoid's recently. Taking Metamucil for 1 wk. No relief from pain?
Abd pain s/p/ BM: Hard BM or soft? May have diverticulitis ( which is an infection in colon outpouching) - as it appears you may have some constipation- or infection from fissure Would follow up with doc urgent care today as may need antibiotics and/or anusol to decrease hemorrhoid inflammation. ...Read more
Stabbing pain in the upper left abdomen after passing stool and after few hours the pain subsides??? Y
Not entirely clear: good news is there are no significant organs in the left upper abdomen-( e.g. gallbladder or appendix). The relationship to bowel movements raises the question of irritable bowel or constipation. I would suggest being sure you're using adequate fiber in your diet, drinking plenty of water and adding a probiotic ( yogurt or pill). If the pain worsens or you have new symptoms or fever see a doctor! ...Read more
Severe pain in entire abdomen after pap. Major pain subsided after 5-10mins, but mild pain cont'd. Had urinalyses afterwards. Showed UTI. Related?
UTI: I suggest full treatment for your UTI and abstain sexually for 1 week. Drink 8-10 8 oz. glasses of fluid: water, Gatorade, PowerAde, Vitamin Water, broth, bullion, consume, clear soups. Abstain sexually for 1 week. Cotton undergarments, no tight clothing below the waist. Recheck in 1 week if not improved. ...Read more
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