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What Causes Pain And Discomfort While Defecation While On Dulcolax?

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Posted on Mon, 20 Nov 2017
Question: Please Help! I'm a 27 yr old female. I had anal intercourse 10 days ago. I have not had a bowel movement since. I am in a lot off pain an discomfort. I went to the emergency room and the gave me Colace and an enema. I took both. Nothing but gas happened. Since I have tried several laxatives and stool softeners. Plenty of water and high fiber foods. I just tried a Dulcolax Medicated Suppository and still nothing. I am miserable. Do you have any other suggestions?
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Answered by Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel (42 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Anal fissure or proctitis most likely.worth recommendations are given.

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear

Warm welcome to Healthcaremagic.com
I have evaluated your query thoroughly .

* Seems in relation with anal fissure or proctitis related pain and secondary
retention or impaction of stool .

* Suggestions for better recovery

- Visit to consultant surgeon is must to get per rectal examination , if stool is
stony hard or severely impacted ( as there is more possibility ) ; it will need
manual evacuation with gloves on hands by the surgeon .

- Along with your current measures of laxatives , diet , water

* Sitz bath ( sitting in a tub filled with lukewarm water 5 minutes each every 6
hourly ) gives some comfort .
* Local application of Xylocaine ( 5 % ) jelly will help .
* Tab. ibuprofen ( 400 ) mg 3 times a day after meals with antacids ( as there
is no mention of pain killer herewith in your narration ) , as if the stool has
difficulty in getting out due to pain , this will surely work well .
* Manage to relieve stress , anxiety with deep breathing exercises , YOGA

Hope this will help you for sure .

Wishing you fine recovery .
Would like to have follow up after 24 hours or early if needed .

Regards dear take care .
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What Causes Pain And Discomfort While Defecation While On Dulcolax?

Brief Answer: Anal fissure or proctitis most likely.worth recommendations are given. Detailed Answer: Hello dear Warm welcome to Healthcaremagic.com I have evaluated your query thoroughly . * Seems in relation with anal fissure or proctitis related pain and secondary retention or impaction of stool . * Suggestions for better recovery - Visit to consultant surgeon is must to get per rectal examination , if stool is stony hard or severely impacted ( as there is more possibility ) ; it will need manual evacuation with gloves on hands by the surgeon . - Along with your current measures of laxatives , diet , water * Sitz bath ( sitting in a tub filled with lukewarm water 5 minutes each every 6 hourly ) gives some comfort . * Local application of Xylocaine ( 5 % ) jelly will help . * Tab. ibuprofen ( 400 ) mg 3 times a day after meals with antacids ( as there is no mention of pain killer herewith in your narration ) , as if the stool has difficulty in getting out due to pain , this will surely work well . * Manage to relieve stress , anxiety with deep breathing exercises , YOGA Hope this will help you for sure . Wishing you fine recovery . Would like to have follow up after 24 hours or early if needed . Regards dear take care .