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Ashburn, VA
A 18-year-old male asked:

Constipation, bloating, abdominal pressure and discomfort, square ribbon stool, gas, cant empty bowels?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Doctors can examine: Each person with constipation needs to be sure there is no other disease causing it. If constipation is just due to slow movement of the food and poop through the gut, then the things to try are vegetables, water, fiber with water, prune juice, prunes, polyethylene glycol, Senokot or other senna, milk of magnesia, other laxatives... A doctor can evaluate to check for anything serious.

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