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more than just constipation

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • January 26, 2008
  • 09:38 PM

I have had this severe stabbing pain in my lower left side of my back for over a year. It isn't always constant. I had to have my emerg gall bladder removal a year ago. My GI stated at that point i had refered pain from my gallbladder. Well the pain hasn't subsided yet. I have battled with constipation for atleast the past 15 years i know of. Sometimes going 1-2 weeks with no BM. I have tried changing my diet. My GI stated IBS. Yeah the meds she gave me helped but even then i was still only going 2-3 a week. I can tell when i haven't been in a while my stomach area hurts so bad and i get so nausous. I had a colonsposy almost 8 yrs ago due to retcal bleeding , they only found a hemroid then. I had an endoscopy a year ago said i had some reflux and a hital hernia and the GI swore then my pain in my left side is only refered pain. I have so much pressure so i finally have to resort to use something for some releif. I can't go to the bathroom now without an enama or laxative and even then i have so much pain during the process. Im scared they are missing something really badly. I keep a constant headache and i haven't slept a full night in i can't tell you when. i've already had to have a hysterectomy due to enodmetriois that my OB/GYN gave as my last resort. My grandmother on my dad's side died with colon cancer in 1976. My grandmother and aunt on my moms side both have battled breast cancer. What do i have to do to get a dr to take me seriously? I'm 27 and i feel like they don't think this is a problem for me.

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  • Gp to a great medical school in your region and get a second opinion.Major work up by profs and the students. Have you had an abdominal cat scan or MRI? Id at least look at finding another GI for a second opinion.;) I have had this severe stabbing pain in my lower left side of my back for over a year. It isn't always constant. I had to have my emerg gall bladder removal a year ago. My GI stated at that point i had refered pain from my gallbladder. Well the pain hasn't subsided yet. I have battled with constipation for atleast the past 15 years i know of. Sometimes going 1-2 weeks with no BM. I have tried changing my diet. My GI stated IBS. Yeah the meds she gave me helped but even then i was still only going 2-3 a week. I can tell when i haven't been in a while my stomach area hurts so bad and i get so nausous. I had a colonsposy almost 8 yrs ago due to retcal bleeding , they only found a hemroid then. I had an endoscopy a year ago said i had some reflux and a hital hernia and the GI swore then my pain in my left side is only refered pain. I have so much pressure so i finally have to resort to use something for some releif. I can't go to the bathroom now without an enama or laxative and even then i have so much pain during the process. Im scared they are missing something really badly. I keep a constant headache and i haven't slept a full night in i can't tell you when. i've already had to have a hysterectomy due to enodmetriois that my OB/GYN gave as my last resort. My grandmother on my dad's side died with colon cancer in 1976. My grandmother and aunt on my moms side both have battled breast cancer. What do i have to do to get a dr to take me seriously? I'm 27 and i feel like they don't think this is a problem for me.
    TaylorDeelwithit 382 Replies
    • January 27, 2008
    • 03:29 AM
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  • Chronic constipation is very likely to cause backache. I read that in some other people it caused headaches, nausea and lower abdominal cramps. When I looked at the multiple symptoms checker here at wrong diagnosis, i got back 7 results for backache and constipation:1. Acute intermittent porphyria2. Colorectal cancer3. Endometriosis4. Pregnancy5. Premenstrual syndrome6. Secondary Bone Cancer7. Transverse myelitisThis may not mean anything and don't get overexcited, it could be just a constipation-backache link. Here are conversations of two other people who experienced similar symptoms:And here is something that may ease your problem.an enema of Dashamoola tea This is soothing and will help relieve the pain and constipation. For 5 minutes, boil 1 tablespoon of Dashamoola powder in a pint of water. When it cools down, add ½ cup sesame oil and when it is completely cooled, use it as an enema. Retain the liquid for 5 to 10 minutes if possible.
    KnowSUMthings 153 Replies
    • January 14, 2009
    • 02:53 PM
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