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My 9 year old grandson suffers from chronic abdominal pain.

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My 9 year old grandson suffers from chronic abdominal pain. He suffers from chronic constipation and takes Miralax daily. He had his Miralax last night. Had a large BM last night, a small BM this morning and js still in pain. I do not know what to do. No fever
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Customer: His father also suffers from chronic constipation. My grandson has missed 79 days of school due to this problem
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

Thanks for this question

I would get him to a pediatric GI specialist and get him on linzess

It is a new drug that works miracles for chronic constipation people