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My mom who's is 79 very active and healthy just called me, she's having stomach pains, cramping just vomited. Hasn't had a good bowel movement in a week just hard marbles. Do you think she could have an obstruction. Should I take her to emergency room?

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you been in pain? Are you experiencing any vomiting or nausea?

Just started, cramping. Yes, vomited once about 15 minutes ago.

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

No, healthy.

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Medical
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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Ok
Doctor: Dr Josh, Doctor replied 6 months ago

Dear customer

Thank you for being online.

The symptoms you have described about your mother of having stomach pains, cramping & vomiting is most likely due to severe constipation.

In medical terminology,constipation is defined as less than three bowel movements per week. Severe constipation is defined as less than one bowel movement per week.

To treat constipation,following is recommended for her:

-Give her bulk-forming laxatives like Metamucil.

-Or give her Milk of magnesia.it contains magnesium hydroxide.Magnesium hydroxide is used as a laxative to relieve constipation.It's a type of laxative known as an oral osmotic; it works by drawing water into the colon from the body tissues surrounding it. This allows the stool to pass more easily.

If still after this,the symptoms persists,then you need to take her to ER as prescription oral medications will then be required accordingly.

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Doctor: Dr Josh, Doctor replied 6 months ago

Dear customer

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Is a fleet enema ok?
Doctor: Dr Josh, Doctor replied 6 months ago

Yes,she can be given fleet enema.

These treat constipation by introducing fluid into the intestines through the rectum.

This will help her greatly.

I advise fleet enema for her.

Thank you.

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Doctor: Dr Josh, Doctor replied 6 months ago

Dear customer

If you still have any questions,please let me know..I am happy to address your follow-up questions.

If you are done,then please leave a positive rating (3 or more stars) for my answer above the chat box.

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Doctor: Dr Josh, Doctor replied 6 months ago

Hi,

Just checking in to see how your mom is feeling now?

Have you given the fleet enema?

Do you need further assistance?Is there anything else that you would like to know?

I am online & is waiting for your reply.

Please do reply.

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