A 37-year-old female asked:
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constipated 2 months. normally very regular. er sent me home with laxatives, (didn't work). enema, prunes, exercise, high fibre diet, nothing works.

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Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
See : gastroenterologist for a colonoscopy
Answered on Nov 9, 2016
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Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Need work up: Sudden Change in bowel habit with no response to laxatives ( ? which laxatives, Was the trial , how long?) Was the FIT test done in ER?) Any how Colonoscopy is in order . High fiber diet (18-30gm),, Plenty of water, Plenty of exercise Avoid Caffeine,Cut bak on milk. Get colonoscopy scheduled. Better history will lead to better answers!!
Answered on Mar 23, 2019

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