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What causes prolonged constipation?

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Dr. Ramesh Kumar

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Posted on Tue, 10 Jul 2018 in Digestion and Bowels
Question: what could be the possible reasons for constipation since 3 months? I am a 20 years old male and i used to take whey protein supplements. now since 3 months i have stopped taking them but i feel constipated even if i follow balanced diet, i feel frequent urge to urinate and also my testicals have become small and soft.
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Answered by Dr. Ramesh Kumar 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
contamination of whey.

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
As your history is directly related to intake of whey.
Possible contamination with steroid can explain all symptoms.
Test advice
Serum cortisol
Take lactulose 10 ml once improves symptoms.
Frequent urge to urinate can be due to UTI.Urine test to be done.
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