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Dr. Anil
Dr. Anil, Doctor (MD)
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Experience:  M.B.B.S.M.D with over 30 years of experience in this medical field.
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I am having severe lower abdominal pain when coughing - also

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i am having severe lower abdominal pain when coughing - also felt this when I yelled tonight - I do have crohns but my GI doctor told me about three weeks ago no active crohns
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Customer: ok
JA: Anything else I can tell the Doctor before I connect you two?
Customer: no - other than I have had a cold - but this is very severe abdominal pain - nothing else though
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Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Anil replied 8 months ago.
Hello,What is your age and gender?Do you have shortness of breath?Bloating,flatulence?Constipation?Nausea?Are you taking any medications?Is pain intermittent or continuous?Burning sensation during urination?Thanks.Waiting for your response.
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
I am on macrobid for recurrent UTIs. I have had diarrhea for a few weeks now (checked for CDIF - nega) pain is when I cough - so intermittent; no nausea, no vomiting, I do have an ileostomy because of Crohns, no burning with urination; on pain meds (Hydrocodone and Fentanyl for inflammatory arthritis and crohns - this pain does break through the pain meds); no bloating, no flatulence, 51, female - also on prednisone, metformin (diabetes); glimiperide,
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
the pain is extreme (searing pain) - left lower abdominal
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
just when I cough - and yell - I do have a parastomal hernia - but they say it is small
- stoma is on right side not left
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
no shortness of breath
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
ru still here?
Expert:  Dr. Anil replied 8 months ago.
Hello,I understand your concern.Well as you describe,your pain is severe and you are currently taking pain medicines so possible causes may include Muscle strain, Ureteric colicSo in my opinion,you should visit ER and Ultrasound Whole abdomen should be done ASAP.Hope this helps.Use reply to let me know if you have further queries.Please to not forget a positive rating.
Expert:  Dr. Anil replied 8 months ago.
How are you?Let me know if you have any further query we can discuss it thoroughly.We are here to help you until you satisfy.Positive feedback and bonus are appreciated if you are satisfied with our conversation.Thanks.