A 32-year-old member asked:
treatments for obstipation?
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General Surgery 39 years experience
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Psychiatry 25 years experience
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Wilmington, North Carolina
A 53-year-old male asked:
What is obstipation and dyschezia? What tests are used for the diagnosis?
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Pathology 33 years experience
Constipation: This means you have severe constipation and difficulty actually defecating or having a bowel movement. None of your medications and the procedures you listed should not affect this function. There can be many reasons for these problems, but there are standard definitions of constipation (# of bowel movements per week, form of the stool, consistency, size, etc).
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Last updated Oct 24, 2014
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