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been battling const for 2 years , plenty of fiber, and drank a gallon of water a day, I have to evac digitally, stool pasty rectal pain bloated help?

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Dr. David Lipkin
Internal Medicine
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In brief: See below

If not already done, you should see a Gastroenterologist to see if any underlying cause is responsible for your constipation.
For detailed guidance on overcoming constipation go to the following websites:...http://bit.ly/1uzOegm and http://bit.ly/1ysaKJv

In brief: See below

If not already done, you should see a Gastroenterologist to see if any underlying cause is responsible for your constipation.
For detailed guidance on overcoming constipation go to the following websites:...http://bit.ly/1uzOegm and http://bit.ly/1ysaKJv
Dr. David Lipkin
Dr. David Lipkin
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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine

In brief: Constipation

Do you have an underlying condition like diabetes? MS? that could affect nerves? Ogilvies's syndroem? Opioid use? Iron pills? other medications? Check thyroid ( TSH, T4) , B12, magnesium, calcium Would need work up with colonoscopy, possibly CT of abdomen pelvis rule out mass lesion compressing.
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In brief: Constipation

Do you have an underlying condition like diabetes? MS? that could affect nerves? Ogilvies's syndroem? Opioid use? Iron pills? other medications? Check thyroid ( TSH, T4) , B12, magnesium, calcium Would need work up with colonoscopy, possibly CT of abdomen pelvis rule out mass lesion compressing.
F/U with doctor/urgent care this week
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
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