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Why do i keep getting constipated?

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May 22, 2019 / By Martial
Question: So ive been getting constipated almost every month for weeks at a time. Ive been to the doctor and they said it was normal and to adjust my diet. So I tried eating more fruits and vegetables,drinking metamucil fiber, drinking water, activia yogurt, cranberry juice, and I stopped drinking milk and ice cream. Nothing works! I cant figure out what is causing it. It's going on 2 weeks now that I havent had any bowel movement at all...anyone know what can help??
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Jeshua Jeshua | 1 day ago
Not trying to freak you out but it's a possibility that you might have hemorrhoids (if you don't usually drink water--like when you where a kid or something). hemorrhoids are wads of veins that sit and the end of your rectum. so theyre pretty painful. you may wanna grab a mirror and check down there. they can be very painful because they block the flow of...poo...and cause constipation if thats not the case you probably have a regular (sorta) case of constipation. try laxatives and avoid things like cheese and ice cream. well, wait, you already did that. um...try going in for a colonoscopy for your doctors to view your colon. you can also try a colonic. a colonic is where water is released into your colon and sent into your intenstine with a tube that is inserted in your anus and the water would cause the muscles of the colon to contract and feces will feel the pressure and sort of flow out into a closed waste system. basically, you're getting cleaned out. you'll feel a bit of discomfort in the abdomen but you'll get cleaned out :] good luck!
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Jeshua Originally Answered: my dog is constipated?
I know this may sound a little crazy but if your dog is constipated she can eat a little canned pumpkin. it is kinda like a natural laxative. I do not recommend suppositories at all. How ever you can use a stool softener.they usually come in the form of a gel cap. The active ingredient you are looking for is Ducosate Sodium. We use this all the time at the Vet clinic I work at.
Jeshua Originally Answered: my dog is constipated?
If you feel you must give her something, try Miralax. It is very safe and effective. It does not cause gas or diarrhea, it is a stool softener that helps to move the bowels without any chemical stimulants. For a very small dog, just a teaspoon in a half-cup of water should do it.

Glanville Glanville
Are you 100% sure she's constipated? It takes babies a while to figure out the pushing needed for bowel movements, and they often grunt when they're not really constipated. It's common for babies to not go every day (my daughter used to go like 9 days in between BMs at that age!). If she's producing hard, pebble-like BMs, then that's constipation. Is your baby on formula or breastmilk? It's very uncommon for a baby that young on breastmilk to get constipated. If she's on formula, then the iron in the formula could be constipating her. Talk to your pediatrician about what alternatives you have. The throwing up part is definitely concerning though....you should probably talk to your pediatrician anyway.
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Doug Originally Answered: How often do you get constipated?
Some things such as narcotics, antidepressants and other medications can cause nearly constant constipation. Some women have constipation every month associated with their period. For some people, "normal" may be going once every 2 or 3 days. Once a day isn't normal for everyone.

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