Hello. I am new here so plz bear with me. Im a 43 year old female. I started out with having problems with severe constipation. this has went on a while. I went to the dr because I also was havin prob with center upper abd. pain severe. with swelling, distention. He wrote me a script
for Protonix. It hasnt helped much but with a little acid reducer....my main problem now is pain/discomfort on my upper right abd. area that seems to radiate pain around the right side of my back like about
where my kidney is I guess. the pain has also moved some to my left side as well. same feeling. It is almost the feeling of a pulled ,muscle. but im sure that isnt it. The discomfort is like NW of my belly button.
) But my lower back feels like ive been kicked. Actually both areas just feel like a brusied feeling. But I am sure this has something to do with my bowels. I have to take MiraLax in order to be able to go. My stools are of course soft. Not diahreaha. No vomiting, not hardly any nausea, no fever, some times my stools are darker,,,but not close to black. The last 2 days they are light brown. If I dont take the mrialax, they are very hard...pellet like. The pain also kinda goes around my belly button to the right. Ive been refered to a gastro dr. Waiting to get in. In the mean time, Im scared to death. My mom died last year of crohns disease. My Greaat grandmother has colon cancer at 78 and lived to be 93. I feel like my ribs are sore..brusied feeling. Any help please..... If I get distented, the ability to pass gas or have a bowel movement does wonders.