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constipated but still having bowel movements

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible : You could check yourself with a glove to find out . Try NaturalCalmcan get on internet it's a magnesium product you can titrate till you pass the lum ... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Riney
37 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Stool can leak around obstruction.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Yes as : Constipation rfers not just to infrequent bm's but also dry hard pelletized stool daily is also constipation. Get your fluids up to 80-100oz per day o ... Read More
A 2-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
36 years experience Pediatrics
Patience ! : Not every 2 year old stools daily, you may just want to add some water and cereal or other bulk fiber and be patient. Laxatives are a last resort, and ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Constipation causes: There are myriad causes including some very nasty ones which cannot be addressed in 400 spaces. Make a virtual appt to begin and see a doc to have a r ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Try Miralax: only if you are not experiencing abdominal pain. Miralax is gentle and works by adding body water to your colon.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmet Aybar
31 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Infant constipation: Most likely reason is formula intolerance. Please keep in mind it is not lactose intolerance, rather milk protein intolerance. Would recommend using ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Malinchak
30 years experience Family Medicine
Blood in stool: You should go make an appointment soon to go see your doctor. Blood in the stool is NEVER normal.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
A good rule: is to start from BELOW...eg: try a DULCOLAX or GLYCERIN Suppository first, then perhaps an OTC Fleets type enema. Drink lots of pure water! Hope thi ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Depends: If you stool is hard and it is difficult to pass, you may consider yourself constipated. Increase your intake of fiber foods, or take a fiber laxative ... Read More

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