can you still be constipated even if you have had bowel movement in mornjng? feels sore on right side hard to poop
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Pathology 49 years experience
Depends: If you stool is hard and it is difficult to pass, you may consider yourself constipated. Increase your intake of fiber foods, or take a fiber laxative like Metamucil. In either case drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless.
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