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Dr. Andrew Rynne
Dr. Andrew Rynne

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Exp 50 years

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Suggest treatment for severe constipation

hello ive been suffering with extreamly bad constipation for over 2 years now and various tests show have shown I have a slow digestion tract - my specialist has put me on constella 290mg which I have taken for 2 months. they bloat me terribly and I still only go a maximum of twice a week - it is very watery with black coffee been shaped lumps in and mucus .it cant be anything ive eaten as I only have ensure drinks as eating solid food leaves me in agony. I cant get an appointment to see my specialist for 3 months and my doctor has said there nothing he can do - im getting really worried now! :-(
Fri, 24 Oct 2014
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Hello.Besides Linaclotide, drugs as Cinitapride can improve slow digestion tract.
If your symptoms do not improve,it is recommend to realize a Colonoscopy.
Please,consult your doctor for prescription.
I wish you good health.
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