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Can constipation cause back pain or kidney pain?

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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Yes

In brief: Yes

It can and nausea and vomiting and loss of appetite as well as abdominal pain
Dr. Marsha Davis
Dr. Marsha Davis
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Dr. Susan Arnoult
Family Medicine

In brief: Yes

Usually it's not actually the kidney that hurts but the area in the upper flank.
If you are constipated try drinking a lot of water and use some Miralax (polyethylene glycol) which is sold OTC.

In brief: Yes

Usually it's not actually the kidney that hurts but the area in the upper flank.
If you are constipated try drinking a lot of water and use some Miralax (polyethylene glycol) which is sold OTC.
Dr. Susan Arnoult
Dr. Susan Arnoult
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