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I have been constipated for almost 2 weeks. Thursday a nurse…

I have been constipated...

I have been constipated for almost 2 weeks. Thursday a nurse told me to take Miralax, warm prune juice and fibercon. I have done that for 2 days. Last night I only had a small amount (quarter size) stool come out. I did am enema on 3 days ago and no luck. Should I try another enema?

Doctor's Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?

No just Spoke on the phone. I am taking progesterone and editorial. Drinking tons of water and not eating but 1 salad per day.

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

I recently have been dieting with protein and green leafy vegetables. That is what got me in this mess

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How old are you? Do you often get constipation?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
58 years old. Not normally constipated. Only since I started my diet
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Should I try another enema?

Yes, you can safely try another one today.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
I tried the enema and only a small amount came out. I can feel a large hard stool that can't get out what should I do now

If you are not in pain, you can continue with your usual constipation meds and see if you pass little bit more after sometimes. If you are in pain and getting discomfort and abdomen distention, you will have to visit your doctor to remove that hard stool.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Will that hard stool eventually get soft with all the prune juice, Miralax and fibercon?

Yes, it will help, worth trying.

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