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I took a laxative yesterday evening and I am hunched over in

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I took a laxative yesterday evening and I am hunched over in pain in bed. Nauseous too
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Customer: I took just 2 laxatives and now I feel like this
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  DIEGO BONILLA replied 1 year ago.

Hello

This is Dr. Diego, experienced in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care.

How old are you? How often do you take laxatives? How bad is the pain in the scale from 1-10? Have you had this kind of pain before? Are passing any gas?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I am 33. This was the first time taking. Pain at 10. No. No gas
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Severe nausea and upper abdominal pain
Expert:  DIEGO BONILLA replied 1 year ago.

With pain been 10/10 is better to go to the ER. Sometimes laxatives can cause bowel ischemia or motility problems. Is better to have a physician to examine you and do some testing to prevent any problems. I would recommend to drink just sips of water and not to get any food until you see a doctor.

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