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Pain in lower back, tail bone, difficulty passing bowels. Colonoscopy shows internal haemorrhoid. Related symptoms?

I have had very low back pain , mainly tailbone pain, for 6 months now. I had a colonoscopy today and was told that I had a very large internal hemorrhoid and he wants me to see a specialist. Could this be the cause of my tailbone pain? I also have been having trouble having a bowel movement , where I never did before. I use miralax and benefiber.
Asked On : Fri, 15 Feb 2013
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To answer your question, it would be appropriate to also know your age. Some of the worrying features of back ache include pain in the very young or older patients, rest pain, night pain, fever, weight loss, associated limb weakness or numbness and bladder or bowel dysfunction.

So it may be possible that the back ache is not related to your haemorhoids. However you should see a specialist to make sure that it is a hemorrhoid that was found on colonoscopy and not anything else.
At the same time, it is advisable to see a doctor or an orthopedic specialist regarding the back ache.

The fact that you have altered bowel movement could be related to having haemorrhoids or a colonic mass or to the back ache. Therefore you need to see both specialists for a proper examination.
Answered: Sat, 16 Feb 2013
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