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Madison, WV
A 41-year-old female asked:

i always stay constipated but the past week i've only been able to have small amounts of stool but only after use of drinking prune juice and mirilax . my stomach is bloated and swollen more on my left side . prior to this i've had numbness in my face , h

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Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 28 years experience
Neuro and GI: I would recommend a complete GI evaluation, and if negative, i would recommend a neurological work up. There could be so many answers or reasons for these symptoms.

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