Weirdest constipation ever. WHATS GOING ON !

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Hi all

Thanks in advance for your responses. I am perplexed and miserable.

Here it is:

49yo female

Normal digestion and elimination my whole life

I eat clean, exercise, and get lots of fruits veggies and water

3 months ago i simply quit pooping

I can get some flat ribbon stools with heavy laxative use

I do feel my muscles trying to make it happen

I have had norml ct

Normal colonoscopy

And an upper gi thing where i drank barium and they watched it go. Doc says this was extremely slow, but the radiologist said everything went at a normal pace until it reached the huge mass of stool it couldnt get around.

I ran clear for colonoscopy prep but was constipated immediately following procedure

Every new thing i try to make it move works about one time.

Currently i take 3 24mg amitiza

1 gallon water with 6 servings miralax

Ducolax at night

Saltwater flush doesnt work

Magnesium citrate has limited impact

With this concoction i still require an enema to move

For someone that just started taking laxatives it seems like my stool should be liquid. What i do get out is a soft but solid flat ribbon

I bought something called oxycleanse (oxiginating laxative)

This was awesome .... It worked one time and is now innefective too.

Doc cant figure out.

Any ideas

Anyone else have this issue

Thanks for your input


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    Hi. .I have had the same sort of thing.I went from normal Bowel mvts to slow transit constipation. I think the block is at the top of my colon. But results are normal except for gastritis & I had H Pylori.

    I have been put on Resiloe & bisocodyl after having loads of tests & investigations. I would expect it to turn to diarrhoea with all the laxatives but it doesn't.

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      Hi patricia,

      I think its so weird to pull all that water into our bowels and have no result

      The best i can figure is that our bodies reabsorb the liquid if it hangs out too long...

      I dont know.

      Im sorry to hear you are going through this too. I am going to try the tea that mini posted about

      Good luck to both of us

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