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Dubuque, IA
A 22-year-old female asked:

Upper left abdominal pain/back pain. blood test normal. gallbladder ultrasound normal. severe constipation. everything i eat, hurts after?

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Dr. Charlene Sojico
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Severe constipation : Can cause all those discomfort. Be very aggressive with regulating your bowel habits. Drink 6-8 16ozs bottled water every day , lots of fruits,veggies,fibers etc , you may start off with dulcolax tablets them maintain yourself w Metamucil - just follow instructions . You may also need to see a GI specialist if not getting anywhere! Need to do daily else it won't work! Need to go three times/ day.

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Last updated Sep 29, 2016

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