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If you have difficulty in passing stools and GAS as well as abdominal pain, then you would have to go to teh ER or the urgent care center to get an abdominal xray done. This could be due to intestinal obstruction in some cases. This would be diagnosed in the ER and may be treated conservatively or with surgery in some cases.
Similarly, if the the inability to urinate is accompanied by pain in the lower abdomen as well as tenderness in the area then you would need to have an ultrasound done before using any drugs. This could be due to urinary retention because of an enlarged prostate or even an infection in the bladder. this would be treated with passage of a catheter.
now if you dont have these symptoms then you can be treated with OTC stool softeners like colace or docusate which will help you in passing stools. This can be supplemented by increasing the water intake which would help in softening the stools even further. Another thing which can be done is use of OTC fiber supplements such as benefiber and metamucil. If these dont help then stronger drugs like miralax can be used as well to counter constipation.
However if the problem has been present for more than 2 days, then it is advisable to go to the urgent care center/ER as this can be due to blockage of the intestines by hard stool. And you might need a manual evacuation of the rectum in some cases. This can lead to intestinal obstruction in some cases as well.
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