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Constipated but still having bowel movements

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
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 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Colon and Rectal Surgery 43 years experience
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
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Riney
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Yes: Stool can leak around obstruction.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Yes. There are patients with longstanding stool retention/constipation where thick/bulky/dry stool "logs" are retained inside the colon while wet stoo... Read More
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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 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
It happens. Sometimes the nerve endings of the rectal vault send confusing signals so you feel residual when there is little there. You can also have ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Fiber and water: You may take a fiber laxative like Metamucil and drink enough water daily so that your urine is colorless. For the long term you may try to increase y... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmet Aybar
Pediatrics 32 years experience
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
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Blood in stool: You should go make an appointment soon to go see your doctor. Blood in the stool is NEVER normal.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 60 years experience
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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