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Hi. I have been having trouble all day with severe

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Dr. Ornela Ademovi

General & Family Physician

Practicing since :2004

Answered : 737 Questions

Posted on Sun, 10 Mar 2019 in General Health
Question: Hi. I have been having trouble all day with severe constipation. I took an enema and had no bowel movement. What should I do next?
Answered by Dr. Ornela Ademovi 1 hour later
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Detailed Answer:

I understand your concern. If you haven't tried laxatives I recommend you do so. Also try to drink a cup of water every hour. If you do not see any results by tomorrow morning, then you need to repeat the enema. If it still doesn't work, the impacted stool will need be be manually removed by a medical professional.

I hope this answers your question. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care.
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