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Heavy bloated and severely constipated with a painful stomach

Im 24 year old female,not on any medication, diet is ok ie plenty of fibre fruit,smooties,fluids. my bowel movement has never been great but i used to go 1-2 times a week. For last 6 weeks i had no bowel movement at all,feel bloated,sick,swollen and painful stomach and now pain in lower back and sides,my friend suggested i take senakot tablets,mixed seeds (help digestive system) and plenty of fibre. I started doing this and have only managed 1 small movement which was strained and hard. I know this is not normal!! I dont know what else to do or what to take? im willing to do anything before having to go to my doctor please help me
Asked On : Mon, 3 Oct 2011
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Thanks for query,
It seems that you have got absolute constipation.
Take strong laxative to clear your full loaded stool.
it is possible that you might have partial int obstruction as severe pain and abdomen is swelled.
If require go for ultra sound abdomen.
Go for Enema.
Take plenty of water,green veggies contain more fibre.
If constipation associated with vomiting then consult surgeon to rule out complete intestinal obstruction.
Manual removal of hard foecal stool may required.
Ok and bye.
Answered: Mon, 3 Oct 2011
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