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What's the fix for severe constipation?

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Dr. Sabina Ali
Pediatrics - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Medication and diet

Severe constipation can be treated effectively with medications but also it is important to make sure there is no underlying condition presenting as constipation e.
G of condition : thyroid disease, irritable bowel, celiac disease. There are both over the counter medications and prescribed medications that can help relieve symptoms.

In brief: Medication and diet

Severe constipation can be treated effectively with medications but also it is important to make sure there is no underlying condition presenting as constipation e.
G of condition : thyroid disease, irritable bowel, celiac disease. There are both over the counter medications and prescribed medications that can help relieve symptoms.
Dr. Sabina Ali
Dr. Sabina Ali
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Dr. Paul Slawek
Radiology

In brief: Colon Cancer

First rule out colon cancer.
In children, hirschsprung disease is a consideration. Improve diet, more fiber and more fluids. Some drugs cause constipation. Alcohol dehydrates the git and produced constipation.

In brief: Colon Cancer

First rule out colon cancer.
In children, hirschsprung disease is a consideration. Improve diet, more fiber and more fluids. Some drugs cause constipation. Alcohol dehydrates the git and produced constipation.
Dr. Paul Slawek
Dr. Paul Slawek
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