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A female asked:

I was just diagnosed with biliary colic a week ago and given pn meds and an antiemetic. my question is why can't i have a bm it's been 7 days.

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Dr. Waseem Barham
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
? Ileus: Uncertain why but you probably better be checked if having no gas or stools at all. Causes could be functional (ileus) esp. if there has been some inflammation in the gallbladder wall, or mechanical.
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