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A 34-year-old female asked:

Can constipation make you feel under the weather and just not 100% yourself? had painful, difiicult to pass stools the last few days w/ bloating & gas and just general blah feeling?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
Constipation can cause these symptoms. 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
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