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Question: pain in lower back after food


 hawana - Sat Nov 17, 2007 4:43 am

i am a 27 year old female - working and unmarried. i have gained a lot of weight in the past six months and am facing severe stomach problems like constipation and gas. But since the last two days, I have had severe pain in my lower back after dinner. i was not able to move and i felt immense pain even to fold my hands. I have take digestive pills like histac and soda to relieve the gas. Why is this happenning and what am i supposed to do...please help.
 Dr. Tamer Fouad - Tue Nov 27, 2007 12:15 am

User avatar Hello,

You need to visit your doctor immediately. While your pain could be functional dyspepsia or irritable bowel syndrome these are essentially diagnoses of exclusion. The presence of back pain could signal something more serious such as pancreatitis - although not likely, nothing can be ruled out over the internet.

Please update this thread after you have visited your doctor.

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