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67 yrs old,haven't had bowel mvnt for a week, taken several

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67 yrs old,haven't had bowel mvnt for a week, taken several BIG doses of Epsom salts,drank 1 bottle of laxative,took 6 stool softeners,supossitors,1 enema, still no effect. It's just too hard ,won't come out. Please help me.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 1 year ago.


Thank you for your question.
I am Dr Saha, I shall try my best to help you.

What are your symptoms now?

Is there any abdominal distension?

Can you pass flatus/ gas?

When did you take / use the last medicine?