A 56-year-old female asked:
i took 2 exlax wednesday night. had slight bm on thursday afternoon. took 3 stool softeners thursday night. nothing. used a suppository this afternoon. little more bm. still fill bloated and belly hurts. now what? type 2 diabetic. several meds. bydureon.
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Internal Medicine 59 years experience
You need to: "correct" your colonic situation FROM ABOVE!
Start increasing your FLUID INTAKE! Start eating FOODS WITH BULKING PROPERTIES..RICE CEREALS/BANANAS
Metamucil if you cannot tolerate the above.
SPEAK WITH YOUR PCP since it must be determined that increasing bulk is safe (no obstructions etc) Finally if this repeats SEE a GI specialist you may have a form of IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)
Good Luck .Z
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