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Severe bloating and constipation

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severe bloating and constipation
Submitted: 12 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Gupta replied 12 months ago.


You are blocked up; this needs to be treated with daily high dose laxatives for at least 3-6 days and the regular laxative for at least 3-6 months.

I would recommend taking something like PEG 3350 2-4 packets with water daily for 3-6 days and then continuing with 1-2 packets daily for a few months,

All this MUST be done with the advice of your treating doctor.

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Also remember to eat a well-balanced diet that includes fiber-rich foods, such as unprocessed bran, whole-grain bread, and fresh fruits and vegetables. Drink plenty of fluids and exercise regularly.


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Expert:  Dr. Gupta replied 12 months ago.

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