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Can constipation lead to upper abdominal pain?

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Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Actually, if the constipation is severe, abdominal pain can be generalized.
A visit to your doctor is always helpful if you have missed your bms for several days.

In brief: Yes

Actually, if the constipation is severe, abdominal pain can be generalized.
A visit to your doctor is always helpful if you have missed your bms for several days.
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
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Dr. Jeannette Gonzalez-simon
Pediatrics - Gastroenterology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Possibly

It can if you are severely constipated however if it persists despite appropriate management of constipation you should see a doctor.

In brief: Possibly

It can if you are severely constipated however if it persists despite appropriate management of constipation you should see a doctor.
Dr. Jeannette Gonzalez-simon
Dr. Jeannette Gonzalez-simon
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Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Constipation can lead to pain throughout the abdomen.
It can also lead to other symptoms.

In brief: Yes

Constipation can lead to pain throughout the abdomen.
It can also lead to other symptoms.
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
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