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Taking Metamucil for constipation. Have bowel movement for every 2-3 days. Had extremely rubbery stool

Started a diet two wks ago. Drinking at least 64 oz water daily, but constipated so taking Metamucil w/some results. BM every 2-3 days. just had an extremely rubbery stool. Thought I passed a what I call "little rock" went to wipe and pulled out this good sized very rubbery stool in small tree limb form w/little branches. . Never experienced this before. Kinda scared me
Fri, 15 Nov 2013
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Chronic constipation should be ruled out by investigations under guidance of gastroenterologist.
Drink enough water and other liquids like lemon water,coconut water,buttermilk,fruit juices,vegetable soups.
Eat more liquid diet and high fiber diet.
Avoid any stress,anxiety.
Go for morning walk,exercise,yoga regularly.
Keep in touch with your doctor.

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