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My son is 4 yrs old. Has suffered from constipation since

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Hi there, my son is 4 yrs old. Has suffered from constipation since 2yrs. -Autistic -poor eater. He has not had a bowel movement x 7 days. This morning I gave him a glycerin supp. He is straining but only oozing stool throughout the day. He takes Restoralax 17g one to two times a week. What else can I do to help him?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Pediatrics
Expert:  Dr. Su S. replied 1 year ago.

Greetings,
Thank you for your question.
I am Dr. Su S. and I will try my best to help you.

You can try dulcolax suppository?

If he has not taken Restoralax in last 2 days, you can repeat it.

Please give him plenty of fluid.

This will help to keep the stool softer.

If those measures do not help, he will need an enema after examination of doctor.

I hope this information will be helpful.
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Wish her healthy life.
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