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can you be constipated and still poop

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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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YES: YES
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
23 years experience General Surgery
Caused by ex-lax: Medications like ex-lax work. The problem is they can work too well. That is why you are pooping even when empty. As long as the medication is in y ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Russell Sliker
23 years experience Family Medicine
Bloody BMs: If you are having blood when having bms then you be seen by your family physician asap; stop trying to self treat.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Normal stooling: If she is having several stools a day, it would be hard to say she is constipated.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Constipation: How long have you been without urge or bowel movement? I recommend some mild exercise, and some people respond well to prunes, cantaloupe, caffeine, r ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Suppository cramping: Most suppositories contain stimulant medications that cause the bowel to contract and cramp. This effect doesn't end just because the child poops, and ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
Your diet: the problem is your diet, life long of junk food will not be treated by a couple of laxatives.you need a lot of hydration 8-10 bottle of water,and nat ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctors can check: Each person with constipation needs to be sure there is no other disease causing it. If constipation is just due to slow movement of the food and poop ... Read More
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A 1-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience Pediatrics
Needs soft stools: Constipation is a frustrating problem in children who have had a painful bm in the past. Try "p" fruits peaches, pears and prunes, increase fluids an ... Read More
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