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Ex Lax Senna
Bowels been backed up two wks.I've tried exlax,senokot, reg.enemas,coffee enemas,soap enemas.and still nothi ng .so mirable.what do I do??
Overused ex-lax, caused diarrhea, bloating, inability to urinate (no pain, constantly feel the need to) what can I do to fix?
Drink lots of water: and other clear liquids containing some electrolytes such as fruit juice mixed with water. This will allow your bowels to get some rest, which will speed healing. If you continue having urinary symptoms such as urgency and hesitancy, you should see a doctor and have an urinalysis done to make sure you do not have a urinary tract infection. Try using Senna for regulation of your bowels. ...Read more
If i took Ex-Lax after being constipated, is it normal to still feel like i "have to go" even after i just took a huge poop?
Caused by ex-lax: Medications like ex-lax work. The problem is they can work too well. That is why you are pooping even when empty. As long as the medication is in your body you will get the signal to poop. It will wear off. In the future try a mild medication like senna and colace. Or just drink plenty of water and walk a lot. Hope this helps. ...Read more