Sounds like what I have ...?

Shelley - lillandra1@hotmail.com

Posted 2006-01-08

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On Wednesday (Jan 4) I had a D&C for a missed miscarriage. I felt the usual discomfort that brings, but on Thursday when I went to the bathroom (bowel movement) I had a horrible pinching pain at the base of my spine and broke out in a cold sweat and felt like I was going to pass out. I'm not constipated but the pain seems to be getting worse when I go to the washroom. The pain seems to radiate into my lower abdomen and despite taking ibuprofen or acetaminophen the pain is almost always there. I have pain when I sit, not as bad when I walk and when I move from sitting to standing. I can lie on my side but only sometimes and usually my right side.

Anyway I'm thinking this is what the problem is but I'm wondering if anyone else agrees or is experiencing the same thing.

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