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3 1 3 days ago
Good Afternoon, I had stomach discomfort today and a quite a bit of constipation. I was unable to use the bathroom as I teach and was unable to leave the class. I went urgently at the end of the day and noticed some light red blood on the toilet paper. I m 43 years old and never experienced this...
2 1 4 days ago
I have a relative who had stomach surgery to remove or repair a hole from an ulcer , biopsy came back as cancer. He is battling constipation and I think he has been using suppository with little relief . What else can he do 60 yr old male? He has another surgery scheduled 5 days from now.
2 1 5 days ago
I have a groin hernia suppose to be fixed in June 20/18. My question is, I am having a change in my bowel movement. Constipated, I am able to pass gas. I had a colonoscopy about five years ago. My Dr. thought was sufficient to rule out cancer tumor, I am 80 years and in good health. What is your...
3 2 6 days ago
My husband has not had a bowel movement for several days and now cannot urinate. He has tried Miralax - did not work and the pharmacist recommended citrate of magnesia which he took about 1 hour ago. But the urine problem is really making him uncomfortable
2 1 Mon, 2 Jul 2018
I was having high blood pressure and chest pain. Went to ER was given all kinds of heart teat, all were normal. ER Dr. Gave me to Prevacid BP came down she told me to take 2 per day, 1am 1 pm. After two weeks I was very constipated went to Er was given 3 emminas told to take miralax 1 hr. Before...
2 1 Mon, 25 Jun 2018
Hello, for over a year now I ve had various right side abdominal issues which include Pulling,bloating,constipation,pain which travels down to my right side groin area, middle right side back pain which travels around to the front. All these symptoms happen all at once and I have good days and...
2 1 Fri, 22 Jun 2018
hi I am suffering from stomach pain from many years. I consulted many doctors bt no result. I also also suffering from constipation and sometimes I went 5-6 times a day. I am also suffering from urine and stomach infection whenever my water is changed.Please suggest. Thanks
2 1 Wed, 20 Jun 2018
Hi I am 61 female and cannot find Help in my area with my colostomy .I had Surgery in January have been doing very well until now I am constipated I Have tried to find some one in my area to help no luck . I take 3 tablespoons of bene Fiber a day and 48_72 oz of water a day. My stomach is very...
2 1 Mon, 18 Jun 2018
I am 33 year old male had a decompression surgery of D4 to D6 (laminectomy followed by bone graft without fixation). My diagnosis was spinal TB with D5 compression fracture with cord compression (ASIA grade C). I am on anti TB 4FDC and on complete bed rest for last 2 month since surgery (1 more...
2 1 Mon, 18 Jun 2018
I ve been having loose stools every morning for almost 3 weeks. I had some pain in my lower left abdomen this past weekend that has seemed to go away. I m experiencing tailbone pain now. I m a 36yr old female with a perfect health history. No medications.
2 1 Mon, 18 Jun 2018
Hi My father had a left BG bleed with right spastic hemiparesis in 2015 and then on 2017 he again had a recurrent stroke in left centrum semiovale -left frontal bleed . Alongwith this he has been diagnosed with CLD(P/O Cirrhosis (Decompensated)). He has hepatic encephalopathy. and from few days...
2 1 Mon, 18 Jun 2018
Dear sir, My mother is suffering from stomach constipation from long times. she take more medicine. but there is no good result, problem persists. She is 70 year old; She is diabetic and she has an early renal failureI. Can i give her bacillus clausii enterogermina 5 ML ? Best regards.
2 1 Mon, 18 Jun 2018
I have been having constipation issues for going on a month now. I have used miralax, ex-lax, suppositories lots of water and I drank a bottle of mag citrate. Nothing worked until the mag. I had an x-ray last week prior to the mag and it did not appear I had a blockage. I went on Monday and the...
2 1 Mon, 18 Jun 2018
I had a bowel movement yesterday,dec 31-17. at 6pm ate vegies and dip,shrimp and vegetables for dinner. couldn t have a bowel movement today only 2 small turds ,sorry for that word,feel like I have to go but can t. I ate a salad with everything in it at noon today, ate vegetable soup with...
2 1 Mon, 18 Jun 2018
Six weeks ago I had a bad fall when I fell backwards onto my sidewalk. I didn t break any bones and cat-scan pictures of my chest brain and other body parts are okay but I am having trouble having a bowel movement. I defecate halfway and cannot get the rest out. It is not just constipation. Even...
2 1 Mon, 18 Jun 2018
I do not know what my body is lacking. I have thought of taking magnesium for many reasons...one being constipation. Labs have previously shown that I was low in VitD3. Took script. in early 2014 ...I believe it was 50,000 IU....not sure of how often. I was again found deficient in Vit D and this...
2 1 Mon, 18 Jun 2018
MY HUSBAND, 88 HAS A CONSTPATION PROBLEM HE TAKES CLEAR LAX ALMOST every day a AT BED TIME, IT HAS BEEN 4-OR 5 DAYS NO BM TODAY 2 PM TOOK MAGNESIUM CITRATE ORAL SOLUTION. I/2 BOTTLE GLASS OF WATER AS DIRECTED, NO RESULTS, TOOK REST OF BOTTLE = 10 OZ, RESULTS SMALL NARROW BM. NOW IT HAS BEEN 4...
2 1 Mon, 18 Jun 2018
My husband has Parkinson s Disease and one of his most chronic symptoms (or side effects) is constipation. He takes up to 3 Dulcolax tablets at a time and still doesn t move. He has taken his neurologists advice and took Miralax daily with no positive results. He also tries Dulcolax suppositories...
2 1 Mon, 18 Jun 2018
Every day,my first bowel movement is extremely big and thick,and I have to squeeze my buttocks and move slightly to the left,leaning back a bit,to get it out.I have been taking lactulose every night now for six months(15ml). After this I go about another 2-3 times during the morning and the rest...
2 1 Thu, 14 Jun 2018
Hello! Thank you for addressing my question. I have two actually… First, Can Prilosec cause constipation? Secondly, I have used Warm Tap Water Enemas for prostate enlargement to decrease swelling. Taking enemas are a stimulating experience for me. Do many other men experience a sexual arousal...
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