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A 30-year-old female asked:

Last bm was 2/4. dr prescribed laxative and it did not work. just used an enema and bm was enema fluid & blood tinged white mucus. what else can i do?

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Dr. Sidney Vinson
Gastroenterology 27 years experience
Daily fiber...: Make sure you have adequate fiber and fluid intake. Metamucil or similar 1-2 times daily with a full glass of water is a good start along with regular exercise. If this does not help then MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) 1 capful in a glass of water 1-2 times daily would be next. If this does not work you should see your doctor. If you have blood in your stool, vomiting or weight loss you should see your doctor.

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