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What can be the cause of difficulty in passing motions ?

i can not poo I can not poo regularly and when I go every 4-5 days it hurts. I m 22 weight 75 height 165 I am in diet shakes rapid loss so I take metemusal powder to help but its still not working what should I do?
Asked On : Sun, 5 Feb 2012
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Jan 2013
HELLO & WELCOME TO HCM FORUM

YOU ARE SUFFERING FROM CONSTIPATION

THIS CONDITION CAN BE TREATED BY BOTH DIET AND MEDICINE

DIET CHANGES REQUIRED ARE : TAKE PLENTY OF WATER,TAKE EXCESSIVE AMOUNT OF FIBER SUCH CARROT, GUAVA, REDDISH, CUCUMBER

GO FOR MORNING WALK...THESE ARE FEW PHYSIOLOGICAL METHOD WHICH WILL INCREASE INTESTINAL MOVEMENT AND WILL HELP IN DEFECATION.

MEDICINE ARE GENERALLY LAXATIVE...CONSIDERING YOUR AGE YOU SHOULD TAKE
1) LIQ LACTULOSE/ POWDER LACTITOL + ISAPGULA AT NIGHT TIMES
2) LIQ PARAFFIN + MILK OF MAGNESIA + SODIUM PICOSULPHATE

YOU SHOULD ALSO GO FOR THYROID FUNCTION TEST , BLOOD SUGAR, COMPLETE BLOOD COUNT, SERUM CALCIUM AND RECTAL ANOMETRY STUDIES

YOU SHOULD ALSO CONSULT GASTROPHYSICIAN/ PHYSICIAN IN DETAIL

TAKE CARE

DR. MAYANK BHARGAVA
Answered: Sun, 5 Feb 2012
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