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Severe constipation, no improvement with medicines. What can be done?

My daughter has been to the er twice for not having a bowel movement . Went to the doctor yesterday and they gave her some new medince to try. She hasnt been to the bathroom in nine days and they told her to take this medince three times one dose every hour. Well it still hasnt made her go to the bathroom she rold ys if it didnt work to take her to the er and tell them she need to be seen by a gi.
Asked On : Tue, 17 Jul 2012
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Thanks for posting query.
It appears to be due to absolute constipation.
Follow the advices properly-
1.     Initially you may require enema for complete evacuation of your hard fecal material for evacuation of your loaded colon.
2.     Then you can take laxatives
3.     Take more fibre containing food.
4.     Take plenty of water.
5.     Avoid fried and junk food.
6.     Do regular physical exercise
Consult with physician for further proper management.
Wish you a speedy recovery.
Dr Sourav Ganguly
Answered: Mon, 30 Jul 2012
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