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A 65-year-old female asked:

i had foot surgery 15 oct. had bm before surgery. had small one on 18th. none since. eating what usually makes me go. take dulcolax 4 da. drink water.

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Dr. Tariq Niazi
Orthopedic Surgery 43 years experience
Keep on doing that,: And you'll get the bm soon. Its the pain meds which have this side effect. If you get any other symptoms, like distension of your tummy, then see your pcp, but keep with eating, laxatives, prune juices, drink plenty of water etc, and I am sure you'll be successful very soon.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 41 years experience
Need to see Dr.: You may have a bowel impaction. You need to see your pcp for exam.

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