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A 22-year-old male asked:

Passing hard stools. today can't pass it doc given me macrogol but impaction dose? is this right? i went 1.5 days ago.

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Dr. Harold Fields
Family Medicine 62 years experience
Constipation: A fleet enema (sodium bisphosphate) may help but you need some life style changes. I ncrease your fluid intake and start on a bowel softener on a regular basis such as metamucil or pericolase.
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