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A 21-year-old female asked:

I took a suppository. i got an average amount out as ive been constipated. but it feels like i still have more to come out. when i push nothing comes out. just gas. do i take more laxatives or do i just try eating more fibre and drinking more water?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
For constipation - 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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