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Can constipation make your chest hurt?

(7 Posts)
MRSflamesparrow Tue 07-Jun-05 12:11:02

Possibly TMI alert here...

I am a little constipated (I think, I know I didn't go yesterday, but before that the days kinda merge).

Since yesterday afternoon I have been having chest/back pains - a bit like heartburn feeling, but all the way round my back as well, like someone tightening a belt round me. I'm not breathing deeply either, but I'm not sure if thats an "it might hurt" reflex.

I thought it could be a pulled muscle too, but I don't need to be moving or anything for it to start hurting again.

Any ideas? I can fix the constipation, but if it is something else, then should I think about getting checked out?

Tis most strange....

horseshoe Tue 07-Jun-05 13:56:42

I had this constantly for months on end.

In the end they put it down to indegestion although docs did want to rule out any major problems.

If I was you I'd go and get it checked. Just in case.

Gwenick Tue 07-Jun-05 13:58:59

Havnen't got a clue - sorry

BUT how's the housework blitz going???

MRSflamesparrow Tue 07-Jun-05 15:58:46

I left you your very own message about the housework!

Did a pile this morning (my internet is down), but I'm at Psychomum's house now, so unfortunately I have had to leave it

MRSflamesparrow Tue 07-Jun-05 16:00:03

With regards to the pain... I have bought some of that senna stuff to shift the poo issue, and I'll see what happens when I only have the one factor - if it is still there, then I will get it checked out.



Gwenick Tue 07-Jun-05 16:01:20

where is this message????

MRSflamesparrow Tue 07-Jun-05 16:41:48


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