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A 31-year-old female asked:

alternating constipation and diarriah flat stool , upper abdom tenderness. no gb. upper gi, ct, bloodwork normal. waiting colonoscopy. i am in agony !

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Abdominal pain: The buproprion that you are taking can cause constipation and may be aggrivating your condition. Consult your doctor about discontinuing the medication while you await your colonoscopy.
Dr. Herbert Hoover
General Practice 51 years experience
Need the colonoscopy: With those symptoms, a colonoscopy is needed as soon as possible to be sure there is not a a partially obstructing polyp or other lesion. It could be something as simple as constipation from inadequate fiber in the diet.

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Last updated Mar 12, 2020

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