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1wk post delivery and having painful bowl movements. No blood in stool, just normal bleeding from delivery. No straining and have headaches. Normal?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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In brief: Stool softener

It may help to take a stool softener, or better yet a fiber laxative like Metamucil.
Drink enough water so that your urine is mostly colorless. You may also increase your intake of fiber foods: Consult this site for fiber foods. http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/in-depth/high-fiber-foods/art-20050948

In brief: Stool softener

It may help to take a stool softener, or better yet a fiber laxative like Metamucil.
Drink enough water so that your urine is mostly colorless. You may also increase your intake of fiber foods: Consult this site for fiber foods. http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/in-depth/high-fiber-foods/art-20050948
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