A member asked:

I have problems constant constipation. had 3 bowel obstruction 2 surgeries removal of part of colon, and 2nd one removal of part small intestine. 3rd hospitalized 6 days ng tube. now i'm taking miralax daily.keep getting low blood sugar?

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Dr. Tinuola Adeyanju answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics

If you do not have problems with innervation of your bowels it is best you talk with a nutritionist to help you in selection of your diet and habits to improve the problem of constipation. The innervation problem cannot be controlled but issue of bowel habit with aging may also be changed not only with diet but regular exercises adequate water intake. Medications like opoid could affect bowel habi

Answered Apr 29, 2023



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