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About 30s years ago I damaged my nervous system with a

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About 30s years ago I damaged my nervous system with a chemical and it caused muscle twitching in my arm and leg and eye problems and a change in my bowel movements. Prior to this I had normal well formed and solid stools and after this my stools were soft and poorly formed. The other symptoms dissappeared, but the digestion problem has remained. I tried pro biotics and various medicines to slow down the digestion and even after not having a bowel movement for more than 36 hours when I did have it it still remained soft and poorly formed and odious. Is there some medication I can take to help me to get back to normal bowel movements.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.


You need a diagnosis.

There is no medication specifically for your symptoms.

If you have irritable bowel, then the solution is the correct diet.

If it is small bowel overgrowth, rifaxamine followed by massive pro biotics.

So, it all depends.

You need to see a GI doctor about this.

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