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Ok. I was badly constipated. I had never experienced that. My large intestine was painful and blocked. I took me mineral drink 6oz - meant for colonoscopies one, and nothing. I took another-7 hours later. I then took a stool softener ducalax too. (These ARE NOT MEANT TO TKE TOGETHER- says the bottle that we didn’t really read. Well, I had liquid. And then severe pain, I suspect gas. I’ve just walked a mile on treadmill. I’m not sure what to do now. It’s been 24 hours since I took anything. What now?

Doctor's Assistant: When did you start using Dulcolax? How severe were any side effects?

I took 6 oz of mineral drink. And 2 ducalax 24 hours ago. Well - I’m much better now. The pain did not start for 12 hours. 9 hours ago. I had a rough nite. It’s now almost 7am.

Doctor's Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about the roughness?

No. I’m stubborn. And out of town.

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

53 yrs. badly overweight. Otherwise nothing.

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Hello. I am Dr. Pennington. I am a colorectal surgeon. I would like to assist you.

May I ask if you are up to date on colonoscopy? Take any medications?

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