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What causes problem in problem in pooing after a diarrhea?

havent been able to poo in 6 days ever since i had diarrhea and i keep getting abdominal and lower side pains, and i can feel i need to poo but i just cant and when i last tried there was a very small amount of blood and yellow stuff .. i have tried fruit tea, cereal with fibre, raisons, mints nothing is working ???
Tue, 2 May 2017
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Your stool may be clogged up in your colon. Formed stool is unable to pass - only some liquid may pass by the obstruction - making you think you have diarrhea. At this point medications are not likely to help. Sometimes enemas can help. But you may need manual stool removal by a medical person.
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What causes problem in problem in pooing after a diarrhea?

Your stool may be clogged up in your colon. Formed stool is unable to pass - only some liquid may pass by the obstruction - making you think you have diarrhea. At this point medications are not likely to help. Sometimes enemas can help. But you may need manual stool removal by a medical person.