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  • Constipated for 5 months

    Hi everyone, The past 5 months have been a living hell for me. I have been constipated for an 5 entire months and it is destroying my life. I am unable to go without taking painful laxatives.  I have tried everything.  Increased fiber, probiotics, stool softeners, I even went vegan to see if...

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  • consipated please help

    hello everyone bew here so about 2 weeks ago i was in pain couldnt even have a BM this was due to an anal fissure  so now i havw a new problem i stared pooping pebkes two days ago then i started to be constipated i am i have been to the docters they gave me g13 cream for the fissure and after that...

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  • Advice on remedies for constipation

    Hello, I'm a 26 year old woman experiencing challenges with constipation. I am currently vegan, eat balanced meals (including leafy greens, vegetables and fruits) and practice yoga regularly. However, when waking early (5am-6am) I experience constipation and painful bloating. When I able to sleep...

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  • Constipation that will not end due to medication I take, help?

    Hi, I am a young 24 year old woman. I am for the most part healthy. I have to take a semi opiate and one of the side effects are constipation. I eat very healthy, lots of fiber, I only drink water and juice and the occasional glass of wine. I don't do a tremendous amount of exercise, however,...

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  • Constipated - Cant pass Stool

    Ive not suffered from any constipation for years, but all of a sudden a couple of days ago it just came out of nowhere, I have a large stool that wont come out, it feels like its too big and hurts too much when I try to go to the toilet. Does anyone have any tips I can try before going to the doctor?...

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  • I finally found a solution to 17 years of constipation

    This isn't a question but I just wanted to share this for anybody that it might help because it truly changed my life. I've had chronic constipation since I was 3 years old. When I was 3, I was molested, and (I was told by my doctor but I'm still not sure how the two are connected) I began...

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  • Is it possible to ease off constipation medication?

    About 5 years ago (when I was twelve) I got quite constipated. After taking a large dosage of MOVICOL, I was fine but have continued to take it since then. Everyday I take half one sachet along with a hot chocolate for breakfast.  To be honest, when I first started to take this medication, I didn't...

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  • I've been having small constipated stools for a year now.

    I have had constipation for 8 years now but it wasn't this severe until now. My bowels are low in volume and small in size, it's almost like i am eating alot while excreting none. I wonder where does the food go? Along with this, i feel dehydrated.. Even though i drink alot water i still feel...

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  • Constipation: Prolapse, rectocele & intussusception?

    Hi everyone, This is my first time posting here after browsing a little while, so I hope it’s ok that I post. I’m feeling at my wit’s end and don’t quite know what to do, so any thoughts at all would be very much appreciated. I’ll try to keep it brief, but basically I have had constipation for about...

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  • Pain in Lower right abdomen

    Yesterday I started having horrific sharp continuous pain in my lower right abdomen, to the left of my pelvic bone and the right of my pubic bone.  Nothing helps with the pain.  Any thoughts?

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  • HELP! CONSTIPATED

    Hi. I'm really desperate for help at this point. To be honest, I haven't had a BM jn about 4-5 weeks. It's really big, dry and hard. No matter hoe much I strain, I can't get it out. I don't have any constipation meds in the house, so I went out and bought Dulcolax. I googled...

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  • Abdominal Pain

    Hi guys, so a couple weeks ago I began to get constipated for pretty much the first time in my life. I have this weird achy pain that a couple weeks ago started in my upper right abdomen right underneath my ribs, and now it's gravitated all the way to my lower left abdomen underneath my belly button....

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  • Sudden change in digestion to regular, unexplained constipation

    I’ve been suffering from regular bouts of constipation, indigestion and stomach cramps which last for about 4 days interspaced with approx 3 days of more regular digestion. It started completely out of the blue after a trip to Vietnam where I wasn’t affected by any stomach bugs. I’ve never had any...

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  • glycerin or bisacodyl suppository

    Hi all I haven't had a bowl movement in 10 days, I've tried many different laxatives with no affect, I spoke to my friend who is a nurse and she said that before I see a doctor try a suppository, so my question is what's better? glycerin or bisacodyl suppository? Which is more effective...

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  • Constipated and green poop??

    So last week I was constipated for about 6 days. I stopped eating my high protein bars and took Miralax 3 days in a row and eventually I was able to go to the bathroom again. Since then my poop has been a light green-ish color. Can anyone help me figure this out? Should I be concerned?

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  • Haven't pooped in 5 days

    I haven't pooped in about 5 days, I don't necessarily feel like I need to though. I don't feel pain only when I strain while trying to poop. I drank a dose of Miralax last night and it's been 24 hours and nothing has happened. I've gone about once in the past days but it was very...

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  • Constipation desperately need help bad, please.

    This is such a long shot here, never have done this but I am so desperate I honestly don't know what to do, I have severe anxiety which is causing major panic attacks & just crying all the time. I'm in a lot of pain & very uncomfortable. I've read a lot of these kinds of forums but...

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  • Constipation and home made remedy

    I came across forums that helped me so I decided to post my experience to help someone. I'm 19 and got my first experience with a stubborn stool that won't pass. I was dealing with it for 4 days and it was rock hard and couldn't pass no matter how hard I pushed. I came across a pharmacy...

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  • colonoscopy digestive system Failure

    My mother had a colonoscopy 2 months ago. Now her digestive system is not working. Everything she try to eat comes back out. And the doctors don't know what to do anymore. Is there anything that can be done?

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  • SEVERE Constipation - never had it before!

    Hi everyone, I have been extremely constipated for over 10 weeks now whilst travelling SE Asia but before this have never suffered or experienced constipation in my life! At first it wasnt bothering me because to be honest i didnt even realise it was happening as I havent suffered from any stomach...

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  • Crohns and Constipated

    Hi , I have had crohns now for over 20 yrs and over the last 2 have bee suffering from bouts of chronic constipation. My doctors have me taking x3 movicol morning and night. I have porridge for breakfast with prunes, kiwi and bananas and drink water like a fish. But nothing seems to help or things get...

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  • Any experience of Movicol and dehydration?

    please could anyone give me any advice please? Without going into too much detail,I have been told by three separate drs that Movicol is the best solution to chronic constipation problems,and the gentlest. I have a real fear of laxatives as I've always felt worse when I take them. I have tried Movicol...

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  • Diagnosed with a megacolon and poor anal tissue, help!!

    Recently was diagnosed with a megacolon and poor anal tissue via a colonoscopy. I recently had to move away from the specialist i was seeing so i am back at the bottom of the pile it seems. I found that lactulose helped me go to the toilet, but then it stopped working. I have used supposotries but they...

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  • Constipation causing depression?

    Hi everyone - i have been constipated for nearly 3 weeks now whilst travelling south east asia, i have had bowel movements but hardly anything to empty my stomach. I am suffering from stomach pains and nausea, however i wanted to know if constipation can cause depression or mood swings etc? I have been...

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  • Not sure if constipated or blockage?

    This last week I had flu and was physically destroyed for a few days. Then as the achy muscles and weakness left I ended up with what I think is stomach flu I had all the symptoms. Fever, sweats, diarrhoea and stomach cramps.. had this for a further 4/5 days.. I have stopped having watery diarrhoea on...

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  • Experienced 6 years of Chronic Constipation now Cured.

    Hi all,  I want to start but saying I am not a doctor and can only speak from my experience with constipation. I am now 29 and haven’t experienced constipation for years. I hope my story helps someone else.  Starting when I was 16, I started having troubles using the restroom. I would be...

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  • Soft stool...still has to be 'dug out.'

    I am SO discouraged...I am sure many can relate when I say 'if it isn't one thing its another!' ...ANYhow. For the last almost 2 weeks I have no problem with not being able to pass hard stool...its very soft but gets 'right to the edge' and I just can't push it out... So back...

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  • Need help with my constant constipation

    I've been constipated most of my life...I am 22 years old and recently been diagnosed with IBS Constipation... I have had every possible test and tried every laxative and fruit on the shelves...I am sick of relying on laxatives.. My lifestyle is very healthy, I drink plenty of water..exercise...

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