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Headache during bowel movements
lmatho posted:
Hello, every great once in a while I will have a terrible headache during a bowel movement. Yes, this subject is embarrassing, however, I wonder if any one has diagnosed this..Thank you for reading this post.
Chris_WebMD_Staff responded:
Hiya and welcome,

Have you spoken to your doctor about this? Believe me he/she has heard it all, nothing to be embarrassed about.
I would call and ask to talk to the doc, although he may want to see you.
Make the call.

Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
-William Ellery Channing

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