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Having difficulty making my bowels move. Bad cramping when i…

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Having difficulty making my...

Having difficulty making my bowels move. Bad cramping when i try

Doctor's Assistant: When did the cramping begin? Have you used any medication for it?

This morning and trying a stool softner

Doctor's Assistant: Have you seen an OB/GYN about the cramping?

No. Only have one ovary

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

Had an lyproscopic hysterectomy over five years ago. Brain tumor removal 3 years ago. Currently taking cholesterol , blood pressure and seizure meds daily

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Doctor: Dr.Saleem, Doctor replied 4 months ago
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Hello and welcome to JA. Dr Saleem here. Will be answering you shortly

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Doctor: Dr.Saleem, Doctor replied 4 months ago

So what stool softener have you tried for this ? You need to add more fiber to your diet in the form of fruits and vegetables. Also keep adequate water intake ,i hope you have been drinking enough water recently .

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I paid for this?!
Doctor: Dr.Saleem, Doctor replied 4 months ago

The conversation is still on and i asked about the stool softener you tried so that we can move forward with your problem.

You may take miralax for constipation . It should help . If it doesnt then you may try stimulant laxative such as picosulfate ,senna etc.

For abdominal cramps please take hyoscyamine or mebeverine .

As i mentioned above keep your fiber and water intake optimum .

I hope you feel better soon.

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