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What should I do if an enema for constipation didn't work?

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What should I do if an enema for constipation didn't work?
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: No, just called him because I am constipated and having diarrhea and he told me to do an enema.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I take methyl carbinol one pill at night and two aleve two times a day. I also took Miralax for two days. I have also have Galstones.
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: Allergic to Valium, vicodin and percocet.
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Brims replied 3 months ago.

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When did the diarrhea start and how much have you had?