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I had protected sex and now I feel constipated. What is wrong with me?

I had protected sex and now I feel constipated. What is wrong with me?

Swelling: Sometimes, after intercourse, the back part of the vagina, where the cervix is, can become mildly swollen and give the symptoms you describe. These usually last just a few days, then return to normal. ...Read more

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Always feel constipated lately, any suggestions, I would appreciate an answer?

Always feel constipated lately, any suggestions, I would appreciate an answer?

See your doctor: New onset of feeling constipated needs to be evaluated. This may be a symptom of other problems. ...Read more

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Started new diet been only eating salads, now I feel constipated and I just vomited.

Started new diet been only eating salads, now I feel constipated and I just vomited.

Dangerous diet: Eating only salads or any diet that fails to provide adequate required nutrients for a prolonged time will result in constipation, loss of muscle mass, hypovitaminosis and rebound rapid weight gain once that diet is stopped. See a Bariatrician for healthy weight loss with fun. ...Read more

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Why do I feel constipated after an orgasm / or a long, 2-3 hours, masturbating session? Is it normal?

3hr masturbation abn: Such long masturbation sessions are abnormal so feeling of constipation might not be unusual. Probably nf no concern if ur not constipated at other times. ...Read more

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I'm able to use the bathroom at least once a day, but I still often feel constipated. What causes this? I've even been taking benefiber

I'm able to use the bathroom at least once a day, but I still often feel constipated. What causes this? I've even been taking benefiber

Details: You have a bowel movement once a day, sometimes more, yet feel constipated?????? Something has been left unsaid. After you fill in a few details perhaps there might be some groping for a useful reply. ...Read more

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Why does it feel lik I can't poo? I was constipated and took 2 dupolax I pooed n t day now I feel constipated again wen I oush nuffin happens?

Why does it feel lik I can't poo? I was constipated and took 2 dupolax I pooed n t day now I feel constipated again wen I oush nuffin happens?

CMD: Can be from lots if reasons, ranging from diet, meds neuro, musculoskeletal, gyn, gastrointestinal, hormonal, other. Needs to be individually evaluated by your doc, not this forum. ...Read more

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What can I do for constipation due to food poisining? Exactly a week ago I have small bowlments but haven't had a normal one I feel constipated

What can I do for constipation due to food poisining? Exactly a week ago I have small bowlments but haven't had a normal one I feel constipated

Food poisoning: Food poisoning usually causes diarrhea and following diarrhea it is not unusual to skip bowel movements for 2or3 days. If you have an urge to have a bm but can't try a glycerin rectal suppository or a gentle fleets enema. If you have no urge, take senokot (senna) as a gentle stimulant. ...Read more

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I feel constipated. I am still having BM's daily, but they're just quarter-sized pebbles, not one mass BM. Should I take a laxative?

I feel constipated. I am still having BM's daily, but they're just quarter-sized pebbles, not one mass BM. Should I take a laxative?

Increase fiber/water: It sounds like you may need to increase your dietary fiber. Try food sources - veggies, beans, grains first. Can add fiber supplements if needed. Increase water intake and exercise as well. If no improvement, then consider trying Miralax (polyethylene glycol). See Dr if signifiant abdominal pain or worsening constipation. Take Care! ...Read more

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Woke to severe rectal pain. Didn't feel constipated but used glycerin suppository in case. Next day had a bowel movement w/ some grayish poop at end?

Woke to severe rectal pain. Didn't feel constipated but used glycerin suppository in case. Next day had a bowel movement w/ some grayish poop at end?

If persists> see Dr: There are a number of conditions that can cause rectal pain. If the pain occurred only once and you don't have pain on defecating it's possible the pain may be due to Proctalgia fugax. This can be due to spasm of the anal muscles, nerve compression or other causes. If you continue to have symptoms see a colorectal surgeon or GI specialist for a precise diagnosis.> http://bit. Ly/1VI0NUc ...Read more

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Sometimes I feel constipated, will it mean my period is coming?

Sometimes I feel constipated, will it mean my period is coming?

Quite possibly: Many women have changes in bowel habits around the time of their menses. It can be looser stool, or harder stool. Listen to your body; if you're feeling more constipated, make a point of drinking more water around t he time of your period. And be sure to eat enough fiber! ...Read more

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What medicine should I use? I'm in a lot of pain till my colonoscopy March 31. I feel constipated and have to push and stinging itching after

What medicine should I use? I'm in a lot of pain till my colonoscopy March 31. I feel constipated and have to push and stinging itching after

Colace (docusate sodium) and MOM: PreColonoscopy colon must be cleaned and GoLytly will be used (PEG) to flood bowel with intestinal fluid which cleanses colon. If constipated now use Colace as a stool softener and Haley's MO which is milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) and mineral oil. Stay on soft diet free of roughage and vegetables which will also help. ...Read more

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I feel constipated, bloated, and my menstrual cycle is off?

I feel constipated, bloated, and my menstrual cycle is off?

See a gynecologist: To discuss what's going on. A 1 time issue may not be a problem but if this keeps on recurring, then it's time to see a gynecologist to figure out how to prevent this. It may be time to consider getting on hormonal regulation with birth control pills. ...Read more

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Can you feel constipated or bloated when you have a kidney stone?

Common: Sensations are the feeling you have to have a bm (tenesmus) but cannot. Waves of cramping pain, severe enough can cause nausea and vomiting. Men have pain referred into testicle. Stones warrant emergency teatment, evaluation for cause and prevention, and follow up. ...Read more

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I feel constipated always or have diarrhea and cramps. I'm never normal. I wasn't like this last year what's happening? I'm 19 and its ruining my life.

I feel constipated always or have diarrhea and cramps. I'm never normal. I wasn't like this last year what's happening? I'm 19 and its ruining my life.

IBS: I see you have already been told you have Irritable Bowel Syndrome, & I believe that is what the problem is. It is completely typical that these symptoms develop in early adulthood, often coinciding with the stresses of life: job, relationship, family, financial responsibilities/challenges. Management: high fiber diet & supplement to bulk up/regulate stool, push fluids, exercise, stress management ...Read more

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Wife feels nauseas, no vomitting and she is feverish and feels constipated. Going to a dr. Tomorrow. Can it be Appendisitis? Wht shld we look out for?

Wife feels nauseas, no vomitting and she is feverish and feels constipated. Going to a dr. Tomorrow. Can it be Appendisitis? Wht shld we look out for?

Appendicitis: Usually "presents" with ABDOMINAL PAIN starting as "generalized" gradually moving to the RIGHT lower abdomen...your description sounds like a viral gastroenteritis.....Hope this is helpful

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I was suffering from diarrhoea on Monday, I went to the pharmacy&I was given Cipla-Loperamide. Now I feel constipated and it's Wednesday, side effect?

I was suffering from diarrhoea on Monday, I went to the pharmacy&I was given Cipla-Loperamide. Now I feel constipated and it's Wednesday, side effect?

Constipation: Yes this is most likely the result of the medication.
Stop the medication. Drink plenty of water, 7 or 8 glasses. Eat bran and consider prunes to get you going. If you don't have a bowel movement in a day or two see a physician. If symptoms worsen such as intense pain or bleeding then go to the emergency department ...Read more

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In the 1st trimester of pregnancy, will you feel constipated?

In the 1st trimester of pregnancy, will you feel constipated?

Yes: Yes, make sure to eat lots of fruits and veggies and drink plenty of water thru your whole pregnancy. ...Read more

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How come I feel constipated and can see undigested food in my poop?

How come I feel constipated and can see undigested food in my poop?

Many reasons: Undigested food means a processing problem in your gut. You may not have enough good bacteria (probiotics), or an overgrowth of bad bacteria (dysbiosis) or not enough digestive enzymes (made by the pancreas). Go see a GI doc, or integrative (http://integrativemedicine. Arizona. Edu/alumni. Html) or functional medicine (http://www. Functionalmedicine. Org/practitioner_search. Aspx? Id=117) doctor. ...Read more

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If I take lyrica (pregabalin) and I feel constipated can I take a stool softner to help with that?

If I take lyrica (pregabalin) and I feel constipated can I take a stool softner to help with that?

Yes yes yes: A common side effect, needs treatment with softeners, perhaps laxatives too. Miralax (polyethylene glycol) is a reliable choice, now otc, but try a healthy diet, exercise and fiber supplements as well to combat the constipating effects more 'naturally' too! ...Read more

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I just have a miscarriage and still bleeding. Now I feel constipated. Can I apply some enema? Please answer. Thank you so much

I just have a miscarriage and still bleeding. Now I feel constipated. Can I apply some enema? Please answer. Thank you so much

Probably: Oral laxative or enema should work.
If taking pain medicines may lead to constipation.
The bleeding is a concern and need exam and perhaps a d& c ...Read more

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I was getting a hair cut and a lot of hair fell in my mouth very short hair I went fine yesterday but today I feel constipated I ate a lot yesterday?

I was getting a hair cut and a lot of hair fell in my mouth very short hair I went fine yesterday but today I feel constipated I ate a lot yesterday?

Coincidental: Unless you swallowed the cuttings from your entire haircut. Increase your fluids and try a stool softener only and no laxatives. ...Read more