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Dr. Andrew Rynne
Dr. Andrew Rynne

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How can constipation after lap band surgery be treated?

Have a lap band and suffer from occasional constipation. Was put on medication lexapro for anxiety issues. Now extremely constipated took two laxatives with stimuli last night no vowel movement. About 2 hr ago did mineral oil enem. No bowel movement either. When trying to go it hurts beyond belief have manually try removing some stool successfully. Need help know! What should I do?
Mon, 13 Feb 2017
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you can increase fibrous food in ur diets n walk for minimum 30 min everyday. you can add some herbal laxative like Indian gooseberry powder in ur diet that you have to take before sleeping every day n drink Luke warm water with lemon in the morning everyday that will be really helpful
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