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Orland Park, IL
A 42-year-old male asked:

I passed a kidney stone one week ago and psin meds constipated me. now i have flat to penicil thin stool and excess mucus. what can cause this?

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Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Constipation: This may very well be related to your bowel recovering from a bout of drug(likely opioid) induced constipation. Sometimes, when motility is acute affected it can take time for things to normalize. You may want sure your fiber intake is good, along with you staying hydrated, and active(activity helps constipation). If things fail to resolve in the next several days to week seek in person help.
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