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About a month ago Wasn't able to pass stool, was able to after taking a laxative. Started experiencing a dull pain near my abdomen , went to the doctor and had an ultra sound done to rule out a hernia. Since then the pain has increased. Any ideas?

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If you see your doctor and they do an ultrasound then make sure you had a complete exam. You should have had a rectal exam to rule out cancer.
You also had an ultrasound. You should have also had a discussion about fiber. It is important to stay hydrated with water and to have a minimum of fiber daily. After this you should have a gynecology work up if not better. Hope this helps

In brief: Fiber fiber fiber

If you see your doctor and they do an ultrasound then make sure you had a complete exam. You should have had a rectal exam to rule out cancer.
You also had an ultrasound. You should have also had a discussion about fiber. It is important to stay hydrated with water and to have a minimum of fiber daily. After this you should have a gynecology work up if not better. Hope this helps
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Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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be more specific to location of pain and nature

In brief: To vague

be more specific to location of pain and nature
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