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My daughter has not had a bowel movement in 6 days now. I

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have given her 2 doses...
My daughter has not had a bowel movement in 6 days now. I have given her 2 doses of mirilax and today a dose of dulcolax and nothing yet. She is now complaining of somach ache. She is 13 so I was reading the q and a above.
JA: How have your child's checkups gone? Is your child progressing steadily in height and weight?
Customer: Yes all is normal.
JA: Anything else in the child's medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: No, she is a normal 13 y/o.
Submitted: 3 months ago.Category: Pediatrics
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Pediatrician: Dr. Saha, Doctor replied 3 months ago
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H​ello, Thank you for using Justanswer.com. Is there any other symp***** *****ke vomiting, swelling of abdomen etc.? Is she passing gas or flatus?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
No additional symptoms other than she feels full and bloated. She is passing gas though.
Pediatrician: Dr. Saha, Doctor replied 3 months ago

Thank you for all the information,

I am sorry for her condition.

Constipation can cause intestinal spasm, pain.

Less activity, high protein diet can be a factor for constipation.

High fiber diet, plenty of water, exercise are good to have soft stool.

Regular exercise can help in movement of bowel.

Leafy vegetables & fresh fruits,whole cereals should be given.

Good sources of fibers are beans of all kinds, whole wheat flour, barley, peas, chick peas, black eyed peas etc.

Raspberries, prunes, blackberries, bran are also good sources.

Plenty of fluid intake is important to keep the consistency soft.

You have tried Miralax, Dulcolax.

Those can take a couple of hours to work. You can now try rectal suppository like dulcolax.

If that does not help, she would need an examination by doctor.

Enema can be needed.

I hope this information helps.

If there’s anything else I can do, please let me know.

If you are satisfied, please rate my answer as good or excellent.

Regards.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Ok thank you. We are trying the high fiber foods too.
Pediatrician: Dr. Saha, Doctor replied 3 months ago

You are welcome. I hope, dulcolax suppository will work.

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