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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 (polyethylene glycol) or other stool softeners until you become more regular. ...Read more

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Is a hard abdomen a sign of constipation?

Is a hard abdomen a sign of constipation?

Not necessarily: Could be a sign of lots of conditions but does sometimes occur with sever constipation. If persists would see a doctor for evaluation ...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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Please tell me what can cause a hard abdomen thats tender but not caused by pregnancy or constipation?

Please tell me what can cause a hard abdomen thats tender but not caused by pregnancy or constipation?

A few things: A few things can cause this. But, if you have a hard abdomen and it is tender, you need to be seen by a doctor, now. Go to the er. ...Read more

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Constipation? Slight pain in lower left abdomen and hard time pooping feeling like I have to go then can't slight stiffness as well

Constipation?  Slight pain in lower left abdomen and hard time pooping feeling like I have to go then can't slight stiffness as well

Increase fiber: Hi. The average American diet is very unhealthy, and has all but eliminated fiber. I suggest you eat only whole grains and whole grain flour, and no refined (white) flour. Eat fresh fruits and veggies, and drink plenty of fluids. Psyllium seed husk is available at any store and is a good source of fiber. Take that porcelain minivan for a spin and drop the kids off at the pool! Good luck! ...Read more

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Have ongoing severe constipation for past mth for no known reason NOTHING helps.No bm in a wk, currently experiencing nausea abdomen is hard & bloated?

Have ongoing severe constipation for past mth for no known reason NOTHING helps.No bm in a wk, currently experiencing nausea abdomen is hard & bloated?

Impacted?: Check to see if you have an impaction.(Your inserted finger will hit a hard "brick" of stool.) IF YOU ARE impacted you need to break up the impaction with Fleets Oil Retention Enema and digitally. Fleets Laxative Enema may help. If not impacted see My Checklist"Treating Constipation" and go to: http://bit.ly/1uzOegm If your problem persists seek medical attention. ...Read more

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I am 8 weeks pregnant with serious constipation, I just strained really hard to get some relief. Now my abdomen is in excruciating pain.

I am 8 weeks pregnant with serious constipation, I just strained really hard to get some relief. Now my abdomen is in excruciating pain.

This too should pass: NO pun intended. If you are severely constipated ,one might use a small fleets enema or glycerin suppository. This is just to get you going. I would ask your doctor if you can use miralax (polyethylene glycol) daily as a stool softner to make it easier for you to go. NO the pain should only be temporary. if persists see your gyn. ...Read more

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42 fem chronic constipation 2 hard masses in abdomen center and left side no pain all liquid bm or rock like puzzle pieces 20lb weight loss ?

42 fem chronic constipation 2 hard masses in abdomen center and left side no pain all liquid bm or rock like puzzle pieces 20lb weight loss   ?

Abdominal Mass: Recommend seeing a physician to further evaluate masses and likely obtain imaging to rule out life threatening conditions such as tumors/cancers. ...Read more