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Sharp pain in chest and back, feel light headed and cannot lay on front without ribs aching. Is it due to constipation?

Hi, Recently I have seen my doctor about the fact I can not lay on my front without my ribs aching, i even get some slight discomfort sometimes when i put my knee to my stomach (but not all the time). He believed that I was constipated, he believed that everyone should go at least once a day. therefore gave me some liquid to help me go. I have been going to the loo a lot more often my my symptoms have now got worse. 1) I can get light headed at some points and feel slight faintish. 2) my lower back has started to ache only just started today, 3) I get some sharp chest pains on the odd occasion. I m not sure what is wrong with me and my doctors doesn t seem to understand can you help?
Asked On : Thu, 21 Feb 2013
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Thanks for writing to us.
I understand your condition.
Well, as the doctor has examined u and given u stool softness..this is a.right.but now as u are having regular stools question of constipation does not arise.
The symptoms that u are telling points towards cardiac insufficiency.
U get evaluated by a physician so as to rule out any cardiac problem.
Get x ray chest done to see If there is any fracture or so.
Plz dont worry.
I will be glad to solve ur query in case if u are not satisfied with the answer.
Answered: Fri, 14 Jun 2013
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