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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Abd pain/ flatulence: Seems like constipated , will have gas, try milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) 1 tablespoon 2 x a day x 3 days.For gas try simethecone. Drink 2-3 ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hello. : Hello. You could have black stool if you are taking certain medications/ supplements like pepto bismal or iron. If you have tarry, sticky, smelling st ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
S/p appy: Yes. Go to ER could have prolonged ileus, abscess, adhesion, volvulus,. Any pain that interferes with sleep warrants ER visit
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Go to hospital : Or to your gastroenterologist, you need to be seen, it may the medications you are on or a flare up of your disease, you can't just wait it out, wish ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Rule out obstruction: Sounds like an abdominal series to rule out an intestinal blockage or ileus is next needed.
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Dr. Fernando Austin
45 years experience Gastroenterology
Constipation: Constipation causes are variable. Is diabetes well controlled? Increase dietary fiber and water intake. Fiber supplement such as benefiber or citruce ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Go see a doctor: You need to find the cause. This will require a visit to a doctor to check you and find out who you have not had a bm and what reason for your urine p ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Richards
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Constipation: If lifestyle changes don't help (such as drinking plenty of fluids and increasing fiber), then simple over the counter remedies to try would be milk o ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
28 years experience Anesthesiology
Enemas: Laxatives, stool softener, fluids. If necessary, go to dr or er for disimpaction.

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