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Suggest remedy for constipation while having multiple polyposis

I have familiar multiple polyposis and I got my big intestine removed and have a j pouch now but then I got constipation and pain under my lower right breast and pain in my lower back my doctor had said with my metical history I shouldnt be able to get constipated I dont know what it is
Thu, 26 Apr 2018
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Hello,

Some advice that I can give to you is:

-Drink more water.
-Eat more fiber, especially soluble, non-fermentable fiber.
-Exercise more.
-Drink coffee, especially caffeinated coffee.
-Take Senna, an herbal laxative.
-Eat probiotic foods or take probiotic supplements.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi
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