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Cramps in lower abdomen, filled with stools. Using enima. Cure for constipation?

I went to the hospital with bad cramping pains in my lower abs, they took a cat scan and found that my left side was filled up with number two, so they told me to use laxatives,, it did not work, so I used an enima and that, helped, but its the second day and Im taking the lazitives the doctor told me to take , even extra one, but I cant go today and I ate alot, why cant i go
Asked On : Sun, 7 Oct 2012
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If there is no other major cause (obstruction for example), there is nothing to worry. You have already seen a doctor; CT scan was normal - and benefited from enema.
The stool could be hard - that is the reason in many cases. Drink plenty of fluids
The bowel may be 'lazy' - may need to be 'trained'. Due to social pressures, one may not be able to anser the call of nature, at times...When this happens frequently, the bowel habits change. Allot a particular time, allow time, associate with an event - the bowel will move regularly by reflex.
A repeat enema will be of immediate help. For long term, lactulose, fibres (diet/bulk laxatives) will help
Good luck
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