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Obesity, on strict diet, pain on right side of waist and inside arm, blood in stool

I have been on a very strict diet for the last two months. I went from 300 pounds to 269. (I take mega vitamins while I am dieting.)
I have been having a pain on the right side of my waist, below the waist, and it's a sharp pain.
It is NOT a back pain like sciatica....

I noticed blood in my stool/urine on Saturday evening and again this evening.
I have NEVER had any stone problems or health issues except for obesity.

I have also been having a pain in the inside portion of my arm, in front of the elbow.

I'm wondering if this is coincidental or something that I'm not familiar with ???

THANKS!
Margaret
57 years old
Asked On : Fri, 11 Oct 2013
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Hello .
Thsnks for your query . The pain that you are experiencing near your waist is probably suggestive of renal stones . I would suggest you to get a ultrasound abdomen done and depending on the size of the stone it can be treated conservatively or may require surgery .
The blood in stools is probably suggestive of acute / chronic anal fissure or Hemorrhoids . This can be evaluated by a proctoscope . I would suggest you to consult a surgeon and consume plenty of fluids , fibers in the diet and use xylocaine ointment along with sitz bath thrice a week after every motions for a week .
The pain below your arm could indicate a sprain . I would suggest you to get an X ray of the forearm involved and consult an orthopedician and use painkillers to relieve the pain .
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Answered: Fri, 11 Oct 2013
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