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A 23-year-old female asked:

Since christmas i have had stools that are hard to pass and seem heavy and dry. they slightly hurt to pass and have had mucus when i wipe . however on wednesday i had the feeling of needing to go and my stomach was churning. all that came out was gas and

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Water and fiber: Please drink enough water so that your urine is colorless. Take a fiber laxative like Metamucil. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine.
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