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A 18-year-old male asked:

Im 18 been constipated for 2 weeks and my poop is thinner then it used to be. i've also had a lot of gas lately how can i fix this ?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Constipated: Your thin stools may in fact be paradoxical diarrhea where stool is passing around your blockage. Start with enemas to clear your bowels, afterward change your diet by reducing milk and milk products. Increase your fruits and vegetables along with nuts, raisins, prunes, figs and dates.If diet change doesnt help take MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) as directed on the bottle.

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Last updated Jun 30, 2014

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