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Suggest remedies for chronic constipation

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Dr. Klerida Shehu

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Posted on Tue, 23 Aug 2016 in Digestion and Bowels
Question: I have terrible constipation, then i was noticing yellow balls in my poop, i passed lots if them but now maybe 1 or 2 but i am still constipated. I thought i had a parasite so i started taking "Scram" and Silalive i am getting alittle better but i think ot maybe my gallbladder
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Answered by Dr. Klerida Shehu 5 hours later
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Detailed Answer:
Hi and thank you for asking on HCM!
I read carefully all your concerns and I can say as follows :
1. the causes of constipation may be:
- low fiber diet
- low physical activity
- IBS.
- large bowel tumors.
2. Your symptoms are not typical for parasitic infection neither for tumor.
Otherwise to get a proper opinion you need to be examined with:
- colonoscopy
- fecal test for ova and parasitis
- abdominal ultrasound to rule out/confirm gallbladder issues.
3.Meantime I would suggest to :
-increase physical activity
- avoid unnecessary stress
- use plenty of water
-use fresh vegetable
- use olive oil 3 teaspoon per day
- use stool softener
Hope it was helpful to you!
Dr.Klerida
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Klerida Shehu 50 minutes later
you mentioned stress; stress can impact this severely? my stress is off the charts , my diet is very heslthly
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Answered by Dr. Klerida Shehu 38 minutes later
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Detailed Answer:
Hi back,
Yes stress is one of the most important cause of constipation in my clinical practise.
Otherwise if it is not present in your life than you should ruled out the other causes of constipation that I mentioned above.
Dr.Klerida
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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