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Constipation since 12 days. Have underactive thyroid. Having back pain, bulged stomach. No help with laxatives. Solution?

i quit smoking on the 1st january, but have found that i get constipated really bad, i have always had trouble with my stools as i suffer with a underactive thyroid , i do take laxatives quite regular to keep things going, but i have now been constipated for 12 days, nothing seems to be working, my back is killing me and my stomach is like a balloon. Im at my wits end what can i do
Asked On : Sun, 24 Feb 2013
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If it has been 12 days, it's time to see doctor.I guess you need to try enema.And if you have already tried it, then its time to go to doctor. Its very likely the doctor would try enema under his/her observation and then consider further evaluation.

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