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A 49-year-old male asked:

Feeling of passing stool or gas especially at night and unable to. had been on merilax for 3 weeks w at least one bowel movement.

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Dr. Arthur Heller
Gastroenterology 43 years experience
See md: Change in bowel habit, abnormal bowel pattern, needs md evaluation.
Dr. David Drewitz
Gastroenterology 27 years experience
Constipation...: Your symptoms are indicative of GI tract dysfunction. Whether this is a mechanical problem vs. Functional motility disorder is unclear. Stop self-treating and see your physician for an evaluation. Good luck!

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Last updated Jun 10, 2014

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