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A 55-year-old male asked about a female:

what are some causes for not being able to pass gas? was told after ultrasound there is a blockage and to take a laxative which worked but still same.

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Dr. Paul Choi
Dr. Paul Choi answered
Gastroenterology 37 years experience
Blockage: There are many causes of difficulty passing gas. Most common causes being constipation. Here is a brief synopsis on what to do when faced with constipation: http://www.Laendo.Net/english/constipation-89998601 however, if symptoms are severe or persistent, you should see you doctor and ask about colonoscopy.

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Last updated Aug 2, 2017

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