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sudden onset constipation

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Need work up: Any sudden change of bowel habits needs though work up including colonocopy , with malignancy in mind.
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Prostatitis: Yes. I think you are suffering from an inflamed or infected prostate gland. You may want to get to your doctor to make sure this is nothing worse a ... Read More
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A 8-year-old male asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Migraine: Headache and visual scintillation may be migraine and treatable. Pediatrician may need to have studies of abdomen and bowel since the symptoms are no ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Reynoso
9 years experience Infectious Disease
Constipation remedy: There is no one size fits all constipation remedy, but pts your age usually have constipation due to lack of fiber in the diet, low water intake, exce ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristin Sokol
12 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Constipation: Constipation can be caused by lack of fiber in the diet. Please decrease sugars and fats in diet, and increase foods with fiber, like beans and green ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
See: A GI specialist. Try high fiber soft diet, drink plenty of fluids and increase activity level. Your GI May place you on stool softener, laxatives and ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Change your diet and: Fluids. Eat a high fiber diet between 20-25 grams per day, regular meal times and drink 80-100 oz of caffeine free alcohol free fluids daily. If you e ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
28 years experience Gastroenterology
Interesting: Random constipation can be brought on by stress and changes in diet. Most important is to drink plenty of fluids. Over the counter laxatives like mir ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
What's the cause?: Doctors define constipation as stools less frequently than once every 3-4 days. Patients feel they are "constipated" when passing hard or small volume ... Read More

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