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My boyfriend has severe abdominal pain that comes in waves. How can we relieve the pain? The pain comes in waves. He does not have additional sympthoms othe than constipation. This started mildly last evening and got much more painful tonight. The pain is

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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Surgery - Colorectal
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In brief: Sounding like

He may have a small bowel obstruction especially if he has had any prior abdominal surgery.
May also be renal colic from a kidney stone. Either way he needs to be seen promptly by his pcp or go to an emergency room. This is not normal!

In brief: Sounding like

He may have a small bowel obstruction especially if he has had any prior abdominal surgery.
May also be renal colic from a kidney stone. Either way he needs to be seen promptly by his pcp or go to an emergency room. This is not normal!
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Dr. Joy Jackson
Family Medicine

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He should see a doctor right away if his symptoms are still present.
He may have an obstruction in his colon, infection in his colon, amongst other things. The only way to know the cause is to have a medical evaluation. Good luck.

In brief: He

He should see a doctor right away if his symptoms are still present.
He may have an obstruction in his colon, infection in his colon, amongst other things. The only way to know the cause is to have a medical evaluation. Good luck.
Dr. Joy Jackson
Dr. Joy Jackson
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