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Constipation Relief Pregnant
6 weeks pregnant, severe constipation causing pain. No stool for a week, high fibre diet, tried prunes and prune juice. Suggestions?
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Stomach cramps (upper), bloating, nausea, dizziness, no diarrhea, no constipation, passing gas offers immediate relief for short periods...Any ideas?
18wk pregnant. Constipated for yrs.Now worse.Im miserable.Severe pain afer 4-5 days of no bowel mvmt.Tried softeners.Nothing happened.Is enema safe?
Extremely constipated. Tried laxatives, taking Metamucil (fiber capsules) every day, tried an enema. Have got only a little relief. Please help!
Go see your doctor: Because you live in australia, i don't know what's available over there with(out) a prescription so best to go see your doctor (who can also check for hypothyroidism). Avoid older antihistamines which can lead to constipation & urinary retention. Lots of different laxatives. Consider polyethylene glycol (available here in states w/o prescription), magnesium citrate, lactulose, senna, etc. ...Read more
Abdominal pain all over constipation for 2 weeks laxatives not helping leaking stool nausea vomiting headache bloating no appetite nothing helping?
Doctor can evaluate: One's primary care doctor can evaluate to see where the nausea and vomiting might be coming from. Many, many conditions can cause nausea and vomiting. Meanwhile, one can get a calendar and write down her story, from day 1 when things started happening. Include details on what actually happens. If needed, one's doctor can advise on how to do a clean-out, similar to what's done before a colonoscopy. ...Read more
For 3 days.Intermittent(nausea. Bulging.Left abdominal discomfort.very constipated.2 tired.Zantac (ranitidine) mild relief. Food n water makes it worse. Diagnosis?
Post hemorrhoidectomy, constipated, severe pain during/after bowel movements, no appetite, nausea/vomit, lethargic, trying to stay hydrated. Ideas?
Constipated for 4 days. Bloated, not hungry, stomach cramps. How do I know if it's a bowel obstruction or constipation? Tried softener and laxative
Stomach constantly gurgling for days bloating, belching, gassy, uncomfortable pressure. Tried tea, laxatives, limited diet, more h20. Suggestions?
Nonspecific: These symptoms are nonspecific but can be seen in simple dyspepsia,gall bladder dysfunction,acid or bile reflux or irritable bowel syndrome. Try following a very low fat diet and take mylanta which relieves both hyperacidity and gaseous distress. Peppermint pills have been helpful also. If symptoms persist see your physician or a gastroenterologist who will order appropriate tests or other meds. ...Read more
Am 17 weeks pregnant having severe constipation, is miralax (polyethylene glycol) safe to use during pregnancy?
I prescribe it: There are many options for constipation in pregnancy. First involves making sure you are taking enough water and fiber in your diet. Metamucil or fibercon can be used in addition to natural sources of fiber. Colace twice daily often helps as well. But for those patients who don't see improvement on that regimen, either a dulcolax suppository or MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) is the next thing i typically suggest. ...Read more
Gas bloating flatulence if NT constipated. More belching if constptd.Loose motion aftr taking probiotics..Wht tests are suggested to diagnose?
See your GYN.: Try: omega- 3 fatty acids or magnesium (supplementation or through diet). Nsaid'scan help with pain. Discuss use of a traditional herbal like black cohosh with your doctor. Chamomile tea can be soothing. Sipping green tea can also dissipate pain. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol, extra salt. A warm bath or heating pad is beneficial. Acupuncture is excellent for dysmenorrhea. Take care. ...Read more
26 yrs,had a miscarriage 6 months ago.now miss my period 1.5 month.severe gas problem,headache, constipation,no other symptom,is it pregnancy?
Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more
2 weeks of lower abdominal pain. Taking miralax (polyethylene glycol) for constipation. Motrin for abdominal pain. ?
Should be checked: Pain on the left side or under the belly button could be diverticulitis. R lower could be a chronic appendicitis. You state to be taking laxatives so I believe defecation is difficult. I would recommend a physician evaluation blood count to see if the white cells are up, a gastroentrologist or internist are good stating points but dont keep putting this off. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Would I benefit from daily activated charcoal pills? Have IBS-chronic nausea, upset stomach, cramps & alternating periods of constipation & diarrhea.
Nausea, dizziness, light headed, severely constipated, severe stomach pain. Laxatives and stool softeners aren't helping. Will an enema help?
Is citrate of magnesium safe to relieve constipation? It's been three days constipated and too much horrible gas
For 1 month, drink/food causes stomach pain, heartburn, bloating, loose watery stool, fatigue, Imodium, (loperamide) Pepto, Lansoprazole, none had much benefit. ?
Constipation (Child) (Definition)
A condition in which it is difficult to pass stools because the stools are too firm or too dry. ...Read more
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