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What treatment can be given for my 4 year old son for constipation ?

My son is 4 years old and has been constipated for 6 days now. WE tried EVERYTHING from oral laxiatives to enemas and nothing seems to be working. WE went to the doctors and they took an xray of his stomach and noticed a build up and didnt seem soncerned. HE has no desire to eat. HE will occasionally come to me holding his stomash. WHen i try to put him on the toliet he say it hurts too much to poop. Can you please help me??
Asked On : Fri, 18 Mar 2011
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Hi Dear

Welcome to HealthcareMagic.

Most common type of constipation in kids is Functional Constipation , which can be treated by alteration in food. Try to give him plenty of water and i suggest you to consider taking him for evaluation again to rule out any bowel disability .

It is important to evaluate it carefully.Keep continuing home remedies you are following.

Take care.
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