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Bloated But Not Constipated
I have been severely bloated and completely constipated for 2 months. Now I am getting fevers off and on and alwayshave lower back pain. What should I do ?
I have wicked back pain, bloated stomach,badly constipated, hot flushes and weight gain. I am on constipated treatment and this makes no difference .
Constipation Rx: Well, you can't really tell what role the constipation is playing until you have some results. If increasing water, fiber in diet, & exercise isn't producing results of easier passage of softer stool, then you may need a laxative (i.e. Miralax) or enemas, hopefully supervised by your doctor. You are likely having hot flashes from menopause; your doctor can help with hormone and other treatments. ...Read more
Period is 2.5 weeks late. i feel dizzy,nauseous, headaches,increased appetite. 2neg HPTs. bloated, full stomach, constipated. never had unprotectedsex?
Lower abdominal cramps and my stomach looks big and feels bloated. I'm constipated. Having fever and headache. What can be the course?
See a doctor: If this were a viral gastroenteritis you would be unlikely to have fever and be constipated. This could be one of several potentially severe bacterial infections such as campylobacter, but may also be related to some anatomical lesion. You should be seen asap and diagnosed and treated. Hope you are better soon. Don't wait. Go now. ...Read more
What can you take for constipation and are constipated all the time? It seems like every time i eat i get bloated and constipated.
Fiber is good but: If you are not drinking enough fluid it can lead to constipation. Remember caffeine and alcohol dehydrate and lead to constipation. Generally i recommend 80-100 ounces of caffeine free/alcohol free fluids every day. It will take 10-14 days of this regimen to see improvement. If not better need to have a GI workup for other causes of constipation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Excess fiber : In relation to your fluid intake will cause bloating and constipation. Eating a high fiber diet consistently will make metamucil unnecessary or problematic. More often fluid intake is the problem.You need 80-100 oz caffeine free/alcohol free fluid daily with a high fiber diet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Several: Teenage females with constipation, bloating and nauseous might have IBS of constipation type, with concern for lactose intolerance. After a physician exam such medications as Amatiza and medicinal cannabis might be considered. Joint Hypermobility Syndrome is sometimes associated with IBS. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ever since I started taking chorella and primerose oil I have been bloated and constipated , is that normal ?
Stop them.: It's not normal to have bloating or constipation while taking either of these supplements. Since there is no proven benefit to either one, I would stop both of them for now. If in the future you wish to restart them, I would do it one at a time, at a low dose at first, to see how you do. Be sure your doctor is aware that you are taking them. Good luck. ...Read more
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