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I have been constantly constipated on and off for 3 weeks now. I get a feeling to go but the stools are hard to pass. Drink plenty of water too.

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Dr. Leslie Leighton
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Fiber

increase your fiber in take and see if it helps

In brief: Fiber

increase your fiber in take and see if it helps
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Dr. Tracy Berg
Surgery

In brief: Constipation

Constipation is common and source of many abdominal symptoms.
A bowel regimen to achieve 2 soft bowel movements daily (water, juices up to 1.5 liters daily, fiber tablets, laxatives, stool softeners, probiotics) and walking are non-prescription tools you use to reach goal. If you have fever, vomiting, localized pain lasting over 40 minutes get evaluated.

In brief: Constipation

Constipation is common and source of many abdominal symptoms.
A bowel regimen to achieve 2 soft bowel movements daily (water, juices up to 1.5 liters daily, fiber tablets, laxatives, stool softeners, probiotics) and walking are non-prescription tools you use to reach goal. If you have fever, vomiting, localized pain lasting over 40 minutes get evaluated.
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