Hot Springs National Park, AR
A 48-year-old female asked:
Constipation for 7 days. took laxatives for 6 days n nothing?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
See: your doctor. Taking laxatives with no results could be a problem. Worry about an obstruction. See your doctor to get on a proper schedule
3.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Specializes in Family Medicine
See a doctor: Change in bowel habits, including new onset constipation, can be a red flag for colon cancer. Please see a doctor, who can perform an examination and order appropriate tests. Increasing fiber and fluids in the diet can help soften the stool.
3.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Nov 28, 2017
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