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Louisville, KY
A 32-year-old female asked:

Appendectomy 3 weeks ago. normal bowel movements until now. now can't pass stool. it hurts and straining a lot. too big to pass. what is my next step?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 57 years experience
Yes next step: drink plenty of fluids , take mid laxatives or stool softeners and call your surgeon .
Last updated Aug 16, 2020

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