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What is this reason of having only 1 bowel movement a day after a fall on my back and ribs ?

I fell about 7 days ago on my back/ribs and since then have only had 1 bowel movement , usually I have 2 or more bowel movements a day
Asked On : Wed, 25 May 2011
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hi Laurie,
Welcome to HCM.
You should be having regular bowel movements, even without a history of fall. The history of Fall and that too on your back makes it all the more important that you consult a Doctor immediately, to rule out any injury to your spine or spinal cord.
Answered: Wed, 25 May 2011
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  Anonymous's Response
hi laurie,

is it only one bowel movement after a week? or one bowel movement per day?if there is a pain at back go for a treatment with nsaids, analgesic for pain and still if you feel any constipation problem take some laxatives by consulting the doctor about your problem.

take care and bye
Answered: Wed, 25 May 2011
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