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Severe constipation problem - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hello
User :   how are you doing today?
Doctor :   fine
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur medical query
User :   my problem is that i have a lot of constipation. what is the cure for that?
Doctor :   how long u have this problem
User :   it is off n on
User :   like i almost have it always
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how long i mean
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   well i am 22, female, USA, 100 pounds, 5"31/2
User :   and it has been for past couple of months
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often and how long? Please mention about the Sleep, Stools and Appetite also if you have problems with
User :   i didnt go to the doctor because i assumed that i would be fine myself but now it is getting worse... no i dont do any of those things
Doctor :   i will give u tips to overcome this problem
Doctor :   if the problem persists
Doctor :   please visit a physician and get urself evaluated
Doctor :   ok
User :   ea sure
User :   yea
Doctor :   drink lot of water when u have food
User :   ahan
Doctor :   have more of fibres
Doctor :   with food
User :   what are fibrous food
User :   i mean an example?
Doctor :   green leafy vegetables
Doctor :   ncluding fruits, vegetables, beans and whole-grain cereals and breads.
User :   oh ok
Doctor :   fruits , vegetables , beans and whole grain
Doctor :   limit the dairy products
Doctor :   Engage in regular exercise, such as walking, biking or swimming, on most days.
Doctor :   The longer you delay going to the toilet once you feel the urge, the more water that's absorbed from stool and the harder it becomes.
User :   oh k
User :   yes
Doctor :   if the problem persists
User :   yea
Doctor :   then please consult a physician
User :   sure
User :   thanks a lot
Doctor :   get a colonoscopy done
Doctor :   anything else u want to knw about
Doctor :   ur welcome
User :   sure
User :   no thanks
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service
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