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Tacoma, WA
A 16-year-old male asked:

I just had surgery and im constipated and having diarrhea, i feel pressure & buildup in my lower abdomen , but when i poop its liquid. why ?

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Dr. AUSTINA CHO
Psychiatry 27 years experience
See your doctor: Opiate pain meds can slow gut motility and cause constipation. You might also have a partial obstruction in your GI tract you should call your surgeon and schedule an appt. If it continues for several days.
Last updated Oct 18, 2016
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