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A 32-year-old female asked:

I've been constipated since december, last week i saturday i decided to drink some epsom salt and it helped a little but im constipated again. thursday i gave myself a suposetry and felt that my anus is swollen inside. can you please help me?

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Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Abdominal pain : So many things come to mind. That list can be more focused with an in person examination. I often think of constipation as a poor balance of water in the colon, but can be from mineral imbalances, thyroid disease (low thyroid) . It can also be a result of a lack of relaxation from the anal muscles, emotional stress (often triggered based on past events) . See a doctor and have a good discussion

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