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7 2 23 hours ago
I am having a terrible time with constipation I eat a very high fiber diet - and drink plenty of water I went to have a transvaginal ultra sound this morning and they couldn t do it -couldn t see my ovaries b/c there was so much feces in my intestines I take metamucil every morning with 2 - 3...
12 1 5 days ago
I have not had a solid bowel movement in going on 3 weeks, is this something that could be due to diet (I m a college student, and don t always have the most regular diet, but that is nothing new), or is there something more serious I should be concerned about?
2 1 6 days ago
i have had abdominal pain on my left side, near the bottom of the rib cage. I was consipated for several days but a laxative cleaned me out. I thought I was cured but tonight after a light dinner the pain is back. i took another laxative but that won t kick in fo 6-12 hours. Anything I can do for...
14 1 Mon, 11 Mar 2019
About a month and a half ago I got on benicar 20 mg. to lower my blood pressure. I have always been on orthotrycyclin and occasionally xanax. (5 mg) The pain started close to three and a half weeks ago. I was on different antidepressants for 15 years and finally got off of all of them for a...
13 1 Mon, 11 Mar 2019
Hi I am a 30 year old woman, 5ft 8 inches and weigh just over 9 stone, for the past year or so my bowel ONLY moves when I have my period..... They move 2 - 3 times during my period and then dont move until my next cycle. There is no pain, I dont feel constipated and my faeces looks normal, but my...
12 1 Fri, 8 Mar 2019
Hi, I have been working with a couple of doctor off and on for years now when I could afford it for this problem. I am a 53 year old male, not over weight (a little beer belly but not bad). I am in pretty good shape and work out for about an hour at the gym 5 days a week. I feel pretty good and...
11 1 Fri, 8 Mar 2019
I have a 2 year old daughter who suffers from chronic constipation. She gets a daily dose of miralax (full dose). The only days that she dose not get the miralax is if she is having frequent stools before. This happened 2 days ago. She had loose very sticky stools all day, so she did not get her...
8 1 Fri, 8 Mar 2019
I had been to the E.R. 3 seperate times. Complainging of abdominal discomfort/pressure Gas, butterfly in stomach feeling. Feeling heavy from back of neck down/ occasional nausea and dry vomiting along with constipation (most days I can t go ) and Occasional days where it is either a fluid or its...
2 1 Thu, 28 Feb 2019
My husband recently had a C-T scan and had to drink the liquid stuff. 1) Could that liquid have contributed to his very severe case of constipation? And 2) What do you recommend to relieve his constipation now? He is very uncomfortable. Dulcolax or Senokot is not doing the trick. Drinking more...
2 1 Thu, 28 Feb 2019
I had problem of constipation.... and was taking laxative for 2 months.... 15 days after discontinuing laxactive I started having loose motion and passing gas with motions..... problem recurs after 3 days of taking antibiotics.... this happened twice.... what should be further course of action
2 1 Thu, 28 Feb 2019
Hello, I suffer from what people like to call severe constipation. My problem goes much deeper than that. I no longer have bowel movements. I have colonics performed at least twice a week. What can I do? Nothing works. No laxative or bulk forming fiber works. Please advise???
29 1 Thu, 28 Feb 2019
Hi whenever I have a b m most of the time have to use glycol suppositories . After bm feel heaviness over my eyes n fell like keeping them closed. Feel like taking a short nap , try to get sleep but don t get any. Head feels light as well.what is it and can it be cured.have this problem since 4-5...
19 1 Tue, 26 Feb 2019
hello im 14 yrs old im a girl and around 5ft3 my bowel movements have been really inconsistent for ages now sometimes i have constipation and have really hard poo whereas sometimes on the same day i might have diarrhea this morning my poo has been really really smelly and sloppy also my stomach...
11 1 Tue, 26 Feb 2019
Okay Dr....6 2....215lbs...42 year old male with different symptons. Diagnosed Jan. 2010 with giardia after being constipated and giving stool sample. Most likely from trips to other countries. Took medication while in Brazil and felt better. By late Sept. 2010 tough constipation returns even...
12 1 Tue, 26 Feb 2019
hi Iam about to undergo tahbso in a week, is it normal to hesitate, im still 41 y.o. and i had ruptured ovarian cyst last year the day prior to my laparoscopic cystectomy, but 3 weeks ago i did not know it came back until i had sudden sharp pain in my lower abdomen and rapidly radiate to my back,...
12 1 Tue, 26 Feb 2019
Hi im 19 years femal weight 145..for over a year now i havent been capable of pooping correctly. I constantly have heart burn, upset, stomack, and the heart burn is after almost ever meal. I seam to have adapted to some sort of white layer on my tongue making me always want to touch my lips, my...
8 2 Fri, 22 Feb 2019
I am 17 years old, about 5 9 , and weigh about 145 pounds. I also take vyvanse for my ADD disorder. The problem began about 2 weeks ago. I don t know if I m constipated or what. I have a hard time expelling excrement. I have begun a diet with fiber breads and whole grain foods about 3 days after...
12 1 Tue, 19 Feb 2019
I had to have a total gastrectomy 1 year and 2 months ago.. I have been doing nothing but hurting on the left side of my abdomin for about 7 months now.. That is also around the time the vomiting has become an issue at least 9 to 10 times a week.. I am only having a bowel movement about every 2...
12 1 Mon, 18 Feb 2019
My son is two months old. He has been having problems with constipation, distended abdomen and partial rectal prolapse since he was born. He also has a red bumpy rash all over his face and head which seems to get worse after he eats. We had him on nutrimigen for three weeks which did not work and...
10 1 Thu, 14 Feb 2019
I just had a 3 healthy embryo transfer 3 days ago and now for some reason I m super constipated. I ve tried stool softeners and xlax and nothing. I can feel the bowl right there with my fingers but seems hard and my colon won t push it out. What else is safe to do? Is this gunna effect my embryos?