A 31-year-old male asked:

Had gi bug for 1-2 days about 1.5wks ago. feel fine now, but since then bms are hard & have some visible mucus. no blood/change in frequency. problem?

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Dr. Vasudha Kaushik
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Constipation: Take: 1. vitamin D3 10,000 IU/day (NOW is a good brand) 2. Megafood Megaflora plus probiotic 1-2 caps/day 3. Psyllium husk poweder 1-2 tbsp/day (Konsyl is a good brand) 4. Milk of magnesia 1-2 tbsp/day until soft bowel movements occur (Use 'original'. Avoid flavored ones) Symptoms should resolve in 24-48 hours.
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