A 29-year-old female asked:
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I have not been pooping for the past two weeks, two weeks ago I had blood in my stool. I am always feeling tired, my joints hurt specially night time. I have been addicted to taking adco-dol painkillers for relieving pain.

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Dr. Cynthia Rector
28 years experience in Psychiatry
See a doctor soon: Opiate medications can cause severe constipation. You may develop a blockage if it is not treated.
Answered on Sep 12, 2015
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Dr. Linda Callaghan
52 years experience in Addiction Medicine
I would consider this an emergency. See your doctor ASAP.
Sep 12, 2015

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