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When Is Constipation Sever
IBS?: Your symptoms are common and unfortunately not specific for any one problem. Statistically the most common diagnosis would be irritable bowel syndrome (ibs) - constipation predominant. Try a low-fodmap diet and/or probiotics for relief. More info about diet at ibsfree.Net. Good luck! ...Read more
More fibers in food.: There is nothing like fecal vomiting. It does not happen. You must be vomiting partially digested food that itself can be smelly. Have you ever had your constipation checked out? This needs to be treated to get rid of the problem. Usually it is due to lack of fiber in the food. Eat more of salads, vegetables, and fruits. You may also use something like metamucil or citrucel to increase your fiber. ...Read more
Nausea, fever abd pa: Where is the pain located? Could be a number of things in RUQ could be gallbladder, In left lower quadrant ( corner) could be diverticulitis, in right lower corner could be appendicitis. below the breast bone could be H pylori gastritis. Right lower quad, could be appendicitis Right above the pubic bone could be a urinary tract infection. F/U today with doc need eval and treatment ...Read more
Poop every 2/3 days. For 2 yrs, having extremely painful abdominal pain and constipation. Is this chrons, bowel obstr or constipation? Comes suddenly
Whenever I have diarrhea or loose stools, it is accompanied by moderate-to-severe lower back pain. Is this normal?
What causes severe mild vomiting,abdominal pain, flatulence but difficult to pass gas and constipation for almost a week?
Not normal See a Dr.: If you been constipated for over a week and haven't had a bowel movement, you really need to be seen emergently to make sure that you're not impacted. If you have been passing gas, however, and have had small bowel movements, then this is less urgent. However your symptoms are not normal. So this has to be discussed with your PCP or your doctor to come up with a plan To relieve you of these symptoms and get treated quickly. ...Read more
I'm very gassy and when i can't release it i experience severe abdominal noises and bloating. Why is this?
Constipation.. frequent urination.. tinges of pain in lower right abdomen.. is this due to the constipation? And how can I fix it?
No: the problems do not confirm any particular diagnosis but suggest that an exam by a physician is needed. perhaps you GYN doctor could help best. ...Read more
Not necessarily: Some laxatives are more likely than others to cause cramping. Have you had surgery before? How severe are the pains? You may need to go to the ED to have it evaluated. ...Read more
Can constipation cause dizziness/lightheadedness. I usually am dizzy when unable to have bm. It is uaually followed by diarrhea. Can constipation press on a vagus nerve?
Normally not: Anything is possible but your symptoms suggest that you at least need a GI workup. The vagus nerve is too far away to be directly affected. Are you anemic? If you are regualarly constipated are you sure that it is diarreah and not chyme(liquid processed food)pushing past old stool? Sometimes hypothyroidism can cause chronic constipation. Perhaps you should check with your primary care. ...Read more
What could cause right side low back pain with cold chills when moving around becomes severe when sitting is persistant but dull also severe nausea?
Many: Consider the right lower abdomen and back and these include your appendix and yes, it can be to the back (posterior), the ureters, the kidney, and the stomach and in women the adnexa or ovary. There could also be referred pain. The chills is concerning for infection or even a stone. Go have a good evaluation and be treated appropriately. ...Read more
I have stomach pain when I am hungry. In addition I have constipation too. Does constipation create gas that cause pain? Or is it a symptom of ulcer
Unclear cause: Ulcers typically cause upper abdominal pain and could be associated with nausea and/or GI bleeding. Pain from constipation is typically in the lower abdomen. I'd suggest you address the constipation first with a high fiber diet, stool softeners (e.g. Colace) and fiber supplement (e.g. Metamucil). You may also need a laxative in which case i suggest mom or miralax (polyethylene glycol). Avoid taking asa/nsaids. ...Read more
Is this possible that colon spasm can be very painful day and night with pain when sitting holding my baby, breathing sometimes? The pain is so severe
For almost 2 month I have lower abdominal pain during day and night. Pain sometimes radiates to the anus causing colics or itching. What it might be?
Defecation syncope,: Is what you are describing. Significant vagal nerve stimulus from painful defecation or heavy bearing down. This is due to the Insulin resistance syndrome, get checked for this and follow a low-glycemic index diet and get frequent, aerobic exercise. But why so much pain with defecation? You need to see a gastroenterologist to figure this part of it out. ...Read more
Hi I am having severe lower abdominal pain and bloating and there is extreme pain when touched. I can not stand or arch straight due to pain ?
I am having severe upper abdominal pain and nausea which gets worse when i eat or drink and is accompanied by dyspnea. What could be causing this?
Possible biliary colic: Pain and discomfort described may suggest gerd, peptic ulcer disease, or a gallbladder condition. You should seek evaluation by your primary care physician or possibly a gastroenterologist. They may suggest an abdominal ultrasound and possibly a esophagogastroduodenoscopies (egd). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes It Can: Appendicitis can cause dull pain, typically starting around the umbilicus and then down to the right lower part of the abdomen. However, it does not always present in the typical form as mentioned. If pain persists in the abdomen,, I would advise you to seek medical review in ER Hope you get well soon ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers