What happens when you're constipated?

What happens when you're constipated? Topic: What happens when you're constipated?
September 23, 2019 / By Stanford
Question: I haven't pooped for about a week now. It really doesn't bother me. I don't have horrible stomach cramps. Whenever I try to use the bathroom, It feels normal but I still can't poop as much as I try. My mother gave me some medicine that helps constipation but it really doesn't work well. I can fart, so does that mean its getting better? What will happen? Is there something I can do to make it work normally? Is there something I can do to make it work normally?
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Owen Owen | 4 days ago
You can try taking any over the counter medicine to help for a laxative. Magnesium Citrate will work and work FAST. Magnesium citrate tastes like mountain dew or 7up citrus fizzy soda; but you will need to be right next to the toilet within an hour or two after taking that carbonated laxative.
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Owen Originally Answered: Is my dog just constipated?
She is probably just constipated. This can happen if they have had a lot of fiber in their diet and not enough water among other reasons but these are most common. I have the same problem with my dog from time to time. Usually a little bit of milk gets things softened up and going. Hope this helps.
Owen Originally Answered: Is my dog just constipated?
Most dogs will be constipated at some time or another in their lives, and it's usually nothing to worry about. Simply put, constipation is an inability to empty the bowels by normal means. If your dog seems to be straining yet cannot pass a stool, or if the stool is exceptionally hard, he's probably constipated. Usually the body can work the problem out by itself, but if the constipation lasts more than a few days, you should consult your veterinarian.

Levi Levi
After a week I would definitely take an enema ASAP And then see a doctor about it - even if you're not in any pain, think of the autointoxication.
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Jan Jan
you can get pain if your constipated is prolonged, and a week is a long time not to go, so i would go see a doctor just in case and they can give you something that will help
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Jan Originally Answered: do u think im constipated?
could have whats called fecal impaction, make sure that your diet is high in fiber and water. Also make sure to eat low fat foods as that can make it harder to pass your bowl movements. Also when you do have a bowel movement , i know this may sound gross but look at it to make sure there is no blood, or foul odor or that it looks off color. If its any of the 3 it could be some type of condition. I would also be very careful when taking a laxative because they can be harmful to your intestinal system I would recommend getting gentle laxative, also try prune juice i know it might sound nasty but it helps to soften the stools. Also it could be medications that you are taking , if you are taking any

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