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I have hard constipation.. It makes dropping there but i but inside small piece of aleo vera then stop dropping. .But i feel my stomach does not work?

I have hard constipation.. It makes dropping there but i but inside small piece of aleo vera then stop dropping. .But i feel my stomach does not work?

Constipation: Begin by undergoing a diet change. Increase the amount of fiber in your diet by eating more fruits and vegetables. Eat high fiber cereals and cut back on your milk and milk products. Use may also want to use MiraLAX or other stool softeners until you become more regular. ...Read more

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1. I am constipated for a day or two 2. I get 5 to 8 muddy loose motions after constipation 3. My stomach gets as hard as a rock in both situations?

1. I am constipated for a day or two
2. I get 5 to 8 muddy loose motions after constipation
3. My stomach gets as hard as a rock in both situations?

Hard to say: If you aren't already doing so, it is a good idea to increase the fiber in your diet, and maintain good hydration (drink lots of fluids). Natural sources include bran, nuts, and many others. It may be easiest to add soluble fiber (like citrucel or metamucil) two tablespoons daily, on cereal or in juice in the mornings. See your doctor if you are concerned about your bowel habits. ...Read more

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My stomach has been hard and bloated and I've been breathless for the last three days . I have acid reflux & frequent constipation?What could it be?

My stomach has been hard and bloated and I've been breathless for the last three days . I have acid reflux & frequent constipation?What could it be?

Visit your doctor: Your symptoms could be either manifestation of functional bowel disease or it could organic mucosal disease. You should see your Gastroenterologist at the earliest. Probably you should not try to treat yourself at the moment. Thanks ...Read more

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I have IBS & chronic constipation . My stomach has been swollen for several weeks . If u have bowel obstuction will your stomach b real large & hard?

I have IBS & chronic constipation . My stomach has been swollen for several weeks . If u have bowel obstuction will your stomach b real large & hard?

Bowel obstruction: Yes a hard stomach can be a sign of obstruction if it's painful and with other symptoms. Symptoms of bowel obstruction include on and off cramping belly pain, vomiting, bloating, constipation and no gas if fully blocked or diarrhea if partially blocked. If the pain is constant and severe, this is an emergency. ...Read more

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Is constipation in babies normal? My 1 month old girl has constipation and doesn't poop every day and her stomach feels hard?

Is constipation in babies normal? My 1 month old girl has constipation and doesn't poop every day and her stomach feels hard?

What is constipation: In a one month breast fed baby no poop for a few days is normal as long as the poop in not hard. Babies in the first month or so have frequents pooh so this change to less frequent pooh causes much worry but is normal regardless on apparent straining. At this age babies also have periods of unexplained crying which sometimes are attributed to gas or trouble with pooh. This is not the case! ...Read more

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Feeling hard belly with pain sometimes, continous constipation, feeling like stomach is full but only little poop is coming out.Lower back pain.

Feeling hard belly with pain sometimes, continous constipation, feeling like stomach is full but only little poop is coming out.Lower back pain.

Probably Diet: If you have other symptoms like fever, sever local abdominal pain or darkening urine, get medical evaluation. Have you tried non-prescription laxative, stool softeners (dss), glycerin suppositories? Consider adding a bulk former like psyllium seed (metamucil) to soften your stool. Also, make sure you get at least 30gm of fiber daily. ...Read more

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Frequent urination, fatigue, bigger belly, constipation, semi-hard abdomen and feel movement in stomach but not pregnant. What can be wrong with me?

Frequent urination, fatigue, bigger belly, constipation, semi-hard abdomen and feel movement in stomach but not pregnant. What can be wrong with me?

Can't tell here: 18 year old rarely get cancer (ms paranoid can kill), but can get things like ovarian cysts, etc. Constipation can be caused by lots of different things, e.g. Diet, meds, drugs, hormone abnormalities. Things moving could be normal movement of intestinal gas, or stool. You need to see your doc, get examined. ...Read more