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Why stomach pain after bowel movement sometimes no pain. I had surgery for diviticulitis 9 years ago.. I am paranoid when I use the bathroom. IBS?

Why stomach pain after bowel movement  sometimes no pain. I had surgery for diviticulitis 9 years ago..  I am paranoid when I use the bathroom. IBS?

Stomach pain: The pain could be muscular strain in the abdominal wall. It is important to take fiber in your daily diet. If the pain persists then see the physician who treated you for diverticulitis. ...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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I have stomach pain in the lower left of my stomach and have regular bowel movements?

I have stomach pain in the lower left of my stomach and have regular bowel movements?

See a doctor: There are many different things that can be causing your pain, some minor (irritable bowel) but some serious (colon ca). We need to know about the type of pain, what brings it on and what relieves it, any pertinent past history, etc. We are a "hands-on" profession and can learn a lot from physical examination. Lastly, we often need to run tests like blood tests, x-rays, or even endoscopy. ...Read more

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My girlfriend has only had 3 or 4 pebbles come out in her bowel movements over a span of 7 to 10 days. she has stomach pain and feels extremely ill an?

My girlfriend has only had 3 or 4 pebbles come out in her bowel movements over a span of 7 to 10 days. she has stomach pain and feels extremely ill an?

No other disease?: Each person with constipation needs to be sure there is no other disease causing it. If constipation is just due to slow movement of the food and poop through the gut, then the things to try are vegetables, water, prune juice, prunes, fiber+water, Miralax, (polyethylene glycol) Senokot or other senna, milk of magnesia, other laxatives... A doctor can evaluate and prescribe helpful meds too. Exercise also helps. ...Read more

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My 12 year old son can't make bowel movements and has stomach pain and fever. What should I do?

My 12 year old son can't make bowel movements and has stomach pain and fever. What should I do?

Emergency: Take him to the emergency room to be evaluated - this could be the sign of an intestinal blockage or a serious abdominal infection such as appendicitis. This is not the time to "wait it out" at home. ...Read more

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I have been having pencil shaped bowel movements with very bad smell, frequent bowel movements and stomach pain. Should i be concerned?

See a doctor: If you are describing that you are already concerned of changes in your bowel habits, then yes, you should have your concerns evaluated by a doctor or gastroenterologist. Needs a physical examination and maybe colonoscopy or x-ray evaluation. ...Read more

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Bloating, gas, frequent bowel movements, stomach pain, nausea?

Bloating, gas, frequent bowel movements, stomach pain, nausea?

Gastroenteritis: This is most commonly viral, but if it persists longer than 5-8 days or you develop fever it will time to see your doctor. Hope you are better soon. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Stomach Pain (Definition)

Most people will describe pain in any part of abdomen as stomach pain, it is what many patients say but in medical terms it is pain in the stomach which is located in middle of upper abdomen, so real stomach pain is the pain ...Read more


Dr. William Harris
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Stomach Discomfort (Definition)

Stomach discomfort or pain can be due to problems in digestion or irritation to the stomach. Some people use the term to describe discomfort ...Read more