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A 56-year-old female asked about a 56-year-old male:

My husband constipated for 3 weeks. straining hard.finally able to go but now testicles and scrotum and anus painful. is this common?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Harold Fields
Family Medicine 61 years experience
Constipation: Yes, this is not unusual. I would start him on a bowel softener like Metamucil or Colace (docusate sodium). If the pain does not go away see your doctor
Dr. Bradford Romans
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No.this is not: normal.Sounds like possible infection.C doc tomorrow,or if getting rapidly worse,go to ER now.

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Last updated Mar 2, 2015

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