Thanks for posting your query.
The hard stool is painful and not worthwhile to be continued.
You should take syp. Cremaffin
whenever required to produce just soft stools so to avoid local stretch and injury
due to passage of hard stools.
I hope this answers your query.
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Please accept my answer in case you do not have further queries.
Wishing you good health.