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Severe constipation with irregular bowel movement. What is the cause and treatment?

doctor my age is 32 years, i have irregular bowel , with severe constipation , my diet is full of vegetables, planty of water, dal, fruits , i took 2 apples a day daily, even then negative responce, i never go for fast foods also, i do physical work also, i never take tension , well i m in job , as a lecturer. please advice me as soon as ..... when ever i take constipation relief medicine then bowel occurs regularly, otherwise same irregularity. please help me.....
Asked On : Sat, 6 Oct 2012
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I would suggest to get a thyroid function test done as it can be one of the causes of constipation, in case the thyroid function is normal I would suggest to start on fibre supplements an take them for at least 8 to 12 weeks. In case your symptoms persist in fibre supplemts then you might need additional medications to find the cause of constipation.
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Dr Samir Patil
Answered: Tue, 14 Oct 2014
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