A 51-year-old female asked:
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during quarantine ate a lot of frozen easy meals. bowel habits changed w/a lot of constipation and hard stools. also have some lower back pain. thinking its postural but paranoid of ovarian cancer. know bowel changes lower back pain are symptoms?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Not specific: Constipation is not specific to ovarian cancer. Address it through diet, fiber and water. You may take a fiber laxative like Metamucil and drink enough water daily so that your urine is colorless. For the long term you may try to increase your intake of fiber foods. Consult this site: http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/in-depth/high-fiber-foods/art-20050948
Answered on Sep 28, 2020
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