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Experience:  Emergency Medicine and Family Practice for over 26 years
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My wife has severe constipation. We tried an enema, but it

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My wife has severe constipation. We tried an enema, but it did not help. This was about 20 minutes ago. What can we do?
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: We have not seen a doctor about this. Her meds are anapryl (for BP), oxycodone-acetaminophen (for pain), and methylprednisolone. Plus B-12 as a supplement.
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: oxycodone-acetaminophen (for sciatic nerve pain; today is the last day of this med), andmethylpresolone (for infection control, 2 more days to go), and analapryl (for bp).
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: no.
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Brims replied 3 months ago.

Hello, I'm Dr Brims and will be happy to help

When was her last bowel movement?