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A female asked:

If after taking milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) & no bowel movement has occurred after being constipated 6 days, should i go to the er?

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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Yes: sometimes constipation may be from an obstruction or may be impacted and require removal of impaction
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