A 18-year-old female asked:
i've been really constipated and bloated. when i press down on my lower abdomen it hurts. is the pain from the constipation?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Constipation: Sure it could be form it. Try some Miralax (polyethylene glycol) which is over the counter for a few days. IF it persists you should see a doctor. It lot s of fruits and fiber rich foods and drink lot of water.
Last updated Jul 7, 2014
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