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I have had a vaginal hysterectomy 1 week ago. My bowel has not worked on its own since. I have taken coloxyl 2 tablets 2x per day and all they are doing is giving me really bad wind pains and stomach cramps. I still haven't emptied my bowels in 3 days but I pass wind. I have to breathe through the cramps as they are so painful and right down low at a certain point in my bowel it feels like the wind squeezes through a narrow gap and is ultra painful - any ideas?? Should I go back to the Gyneao or is this normal??
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Health Professional: Dr. David, Doctor (MD) replied 1 year ago

this is not normal, you should go back to see your gynecologist or go to the ER for evaluation.

you need an abdominal CT scan or possibly a barium enema or colonoscopy procedure to look on the side of your bowels.

you could have a partial stool obstruction which is not passing

or scar tissue strangulating your bowels possibly, from your surgery.

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