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Colorectal Diseases

Constipation

07/16/2008

Question:

I have always sufferd with constipation but in the last few years after I have emtied my bowel, the next day I have a realy swollen and painful stomach, which is only eased if I lie down. Can you tell me why this is? Many thanks.

Answer:

Not sure why you would feel this way. Perhaps a visit to your GI doctor or primary care doctor for a thorough exam is in order.

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Response by:

Janice Frederick Rafferty, MD Janice Frederick Rafferty, MD
Professor of Surgery
Chief of Colorectal Surgery Division
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati