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A 17-year-old female asked:

I'm 17 and nauseous every afternoon/evening. i am not pregnant, and eat very healthily, i burp a lot, and am often constipated. mum has ibs?

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Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
IBS: is possible. The best way to combat constipation is to consume a diet high in fiber and water. Try to increase the the amount of water in your diet and reassess how you feel. Some patients are predisposed to constipation and experience relief with stool softeners such as docusate.
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