How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Dr. Phil, MD Your Own Question
Dr. Phil, MD
Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor
Category: Medical
Satisfied Customers: 56179
Experience:  Medical Doctor Trained at a Top Academic Institution
Type Your Medical Question Here...
Dr. Phil, MD is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

Have not had a in over 7 days. Gained 12 lbs in 7 days, took

Customer Question

Have not had a BM in over 7 days. Gained 12 lbs in 7 days, took many stool softners and laxatives, had a Fleet enema which produced about a small bowl or large cup full, mostly liquid? Going to try to seek medical help today
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

Thanks for this question

You probably have a fecal impaction

this is where stools gets stuck in the rectum.

you need a doctor to manually disimpact it

It is kind of embarassing but it must be done

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

Please don't forget a positive rating.

If you have more questions, just reply :)