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A 55-year-old female asked:

Life constipationbm q 5 days hard stool followed by many loose stools same day won t go again for 5 days tried to go everyday but straining only small soft narrow stool yellowish come out in 2-3 times day and soft narrow stool last weeks?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
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 for fiber foods. http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/in-depth/high-fiber-foods/art-20050948 Wish you good health!

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