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Last month I have had severe attack of Flu. Main symptoms

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For the last month I have had severe attack of Flu. Main symptoms were endless coughing up sputum. Now the chest symptoms have nearly disappeared. Forb the first time I had a full nights sleep, instead of an hour or two. However, I have not passed any stools for 16 days except once a few days ago. I tried Epsom salts but only passed water basically.
I have no pain. I have lost 5Kgs in weight. I have decided not to eat until problem is fixed.
A few days ago my doctor said wait and see. I have no current medications of any kind nor any in the past. The question is-is this the result of the flu or just coincidental?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

This is Dr. David

you need to eat. you can't stop eating. if you stop eating, your bowels stop moving

once you go back to eating fiber and prunes and drinking fluid, your bowels will start to move again.

stopping eating is a bad idea.

you are not getting nutrition you need to heal and feed your body.

not eating will cause you to loose weight.

please promise me you will start to eat again.

let me know if you have questions.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you.
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

you are welcome

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