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Second opinion] Bowel problems. I take Metamucil daily but never have normal complete bowel movements which causes headaches, right side of face hurts I.e, ear, jaw, throat cheek bone . I take laxative and those pains go away. I am 81 have had I.b.s (I guess) for 20 years and GI doc says take metamucucil watch diet and I do. Don�t know what to do. I don�t eat wheat or sugarJA: How long have you been dealing with this issue? Any other skin concerns?Customer: No skin problems. 8 yearsJA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: I do have some sinus problems and one ear that is susceptible to ear aches in cold wind. I wear ear muffs. I take no prescription meds excep for zolpidem for sleep and acyclovir for virus (30 years). And I have arthritis like everyone my age but I have no weight problem, am very active and out and about every day playing bridge and lunching with friends
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Dear customer,

Thank you for the question.

How many bowel movements do you have in a day or in a week?

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