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Abdomen pain/constipation in 13 yo male, please help

my son is 13 and has been experiencing constipation for 4 days after laxatives and stool softner. He had an upright and flat abdomen xray performed which was unremarkable. He is experiencing pain in the lower abdomen in the center of the pubic bone.
Asked On : Tue, 23 Feb 2010
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Hi.. It may be a stool that has impacted.. A per rectal examination by a specialist can help in giving a better information. A  manual evacuation or an enema would provide relief from constipation... Hence see a doctor for the needful.. Follow the stool softening measures in the mean time..

Answered: Wed, 24 Feb 2010
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