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I have been experiencing abdominal pain, foul-smelling,

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I have been experiencing abdominal pain, foul-smelling, yellowish stools, pressure in my rectum not relieved by having a bowel movement and pain during sexual intercourse. I am 46, menopausal and have a hiatus hernia. Is this all connected?

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Since how long you are experiencing these symptoms ?

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Most of the symptoms you have mentioned are suggestive of an infection

Some time the infection can involve gastrointestinal and genitourinary tract at the same time

I would suggest that you should have a urinalysis,stool test and an ultrasound abdomen and pelvis

This will need an antibiotic to get rid of your symptoms

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Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Sorry, I missed your earlier question, I have had these symptoms around 6 weeks.

Thanks for the information

As i said i would suggest to rule out an infection first of all and get the tests i have mentioned so that a diagnosis can be made

Please do let me know if you have any other question

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Customer: replied 1 month ago.
That's very helpful, thank you.

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