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My name is ***** ***** my wife has been constipated week so

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Customer: Hi my name is ***** ***** my wife has been constipated for a week so we got her some laxatives yesterday this is the second day she is taking them all day she has had anal pain and is moving very little matter should we try the glycerine suppositories?
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: she constantly feels like her bowel wants to move but it only at times comes out in pieces
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

Thanks for this question

Yes, you could try the suppositories and if this doesn't work then get a fleet enema from the drug store

You have to be careful to avoid a bowel obstruction

If she gets belly pain, nausea, and isn't passing gas she needs to go to ER ASAP

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

please don't forget a positive rating. If you have more questions, just reply :)