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Remedy for fecal impaction - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   hi i think i have fecal impaction
Doctor :   ok
User :   it has been 5 days no bowel movement
Doctor :   ok
User :   is there any over the counter meds that will help
Doctor :   is this the first time you are facing this problem?
User :   yes
User :   it is starting to be very uncomfortable
Doctor :   if it is fecal impaction than you need an isotonic saline enema
User :   and that can be purchased at a drugstore or walmart
User :   and i can do it myself
Doctor :   it can be available at the drug store and you need to ask the pharmacist for how to use it
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