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difficulty getting stool out and prick feel on abdomen

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I am a 19 year old male Latino about 6 feet, 180 pounds. I have been recently affected with a needle prick-like sensation on the lower left abdomen, also I have difficulty of getting my stool out of me but there is no blood in my stool. Been like this for only a few days
and I need to know what is the possible cause?

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replied February 26th, 2014
Digestive and Bowel Disorders Answer A46110
Thank you for asking!
Age of 19 with sudden pain and needle sensations in lower abdomen with difficulty in passing stools is a simple constipation with most likely cause of lifestyle and diet perversions and all it would need is modifying them with plenty of fluids intake and soft fibrous diet. Good toilet habits eg using toilet after 10 minutes of early morning breakfast for 10 minutes using valsalva maneuvers (Holding deep breaths) and let the stools come with no forcing them to come. Take some laxatives like lactulose and some antispasmodics like phloroglucinols or hyoscine and it will resolve.Make a proper sleep and routine for every activity. And hold on your nerves and don't let them overburden you. A good psychological profile with a healthy lifestyle is the key here. You have the weapon of Adolescence where even stones once eaten get digested. So no worries for a little stool resisting to come out.
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