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Can straining to have a bowel movement cause back pain?

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Dr. Vikram Patel
Pain Management

In brief: Straining back pain

The pressure within the spinal canal increases during straining.
Any inflammatory condition may feel worse while straining. What are the other symptoms? Leg pain? Tingling? Numbness? Weakness in the legs?

In brief: Straining back pain

The pressure within the spinal canal increases during straining.
Any inflammatory condition may feel worse while straining. What are the other symptoms? Leg pain? Tingling? Numbness? Weakness in the legs?
Dr. Vikram Patel
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