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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Not exactly: Seeing a large amount of poop on x-ray doesn't tell you exactly why you see a large amount. Likewise, seeing a large number of cars on the freeway doe ... Read More

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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
20 years experience in Hospital-based practice
Fecal impaction.: You may have a severe type of constipation called fecal impaction. The "burden" is the amount of solid stool held up in the colon which can't pass. Co ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
20 years experience in Hospital-based practice
Fecal impaction.: It seems like you have a severe type of constipation called fecal impaction. 3 days of Miralax is insufficient. Continue using Miralax to soften stool ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
19 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Yes: Especially if there is calcification in the stool ball. It will appear bright white on Xray, just like a kidney stone. Hope this helps!
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
15 years experience in Family Medicine
Attachment?: I don't see the attachments but I'm happy to review the labs for you if you can upload them somehow.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Ogden
30 years experience in Internal Medicine
Common things...: I often recommend a daily regimen of a fiber laxative such as Benefiber (R) taken twice daily with a cathartic such as Miralax (polyethylene glycol) ( ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience in Radiology
Diffident: means "modest or shy because of a lack of self-confidence". So it is not a useful term with regard to describing the colon.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Anand
49 years experience in Pediatrics
Constipation: Your daughter is not having normal bowel movements she need to have bowel movement once every day.She should eat vegetables ,fruit and drink more f ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Unlikely: Typhoid is not endemic in South Carolina and it is unlikely that you have it. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole gr ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Good Hist. is essent: The gasless abdomen in the adult is often interpreted as nonspecific, which does not provide useful information for the patient's physician. There are ... Read More

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