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Stomach pain, dizziness, vomiting, constipation. Taken miralax, some relief, recurring condition. Celiac?

My daughter is 11 years old..About 6 months ago. she started getting bad pains in her stomach and dizzy and vomit ..I took her to the doctors..They did bood test, xrays, ultra sounds..They said everything was normal..Except she was blocked up..She didnt have a bowl movement for 14 days...After taking Miralax..She finally went 5 days later..All was fine, until recently...her stomach is bothering her, and she is dizzy again...I have Celiac , is it possible my daughter has it too ? Im frusterated and concerened..
Asked On : Sat, 6 Oct 2012
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I am a Pediatric Surgeon and i encounter lot many cases of Constipation, it takes lot of patience from both the doctor and parents for treatment. Majority of the time its due to dietic factor and consumption of inadequate water. Avoid the following food refined sugar and refined wheat, chocolates, bread, biscuits and other bakery products like bread and cakes. For her age she should atleast have 8-10 glasses of water per day. give her servings of fresh fruit instead of fruit juices, a plate of vegetable salad per meal. Put her on laxative like Syrup Lactulose 5ml twice a day( adjust the dose till she passes well formed stools every day), don't exceed more than 30 ml. Retention enema with Normal saline and glycerine will be helpful. Consult a Pediatric Surgeon and he/she wil guide you well.
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