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Have not had a in over 7 days. Gained 12 lbs in 7 days, took

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Have not had a BM in over 7 days. Gained 12 lbs in 7 days, took many stool softners and laxatives, had a Fleet enema which produced about a small bowl or large cup full, mostly liquid? Going to try to seek medical help today
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

Thanks for this question

You probably have a fecal impaction

this is where stools gets stuck in the rectum.

you need a doctor to manually disimpact it

It is kind of embarassing but it must be done

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

Please don't forget a positive rating.

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