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Please l am beyond myself

l have had no bowel movement for days now. l know l do not eat right but l have really tried this time. l have had baked chicken to try and do what is right for the ibs too. l am worried because l have not passed any stools in days now. l dread calling the doctor because most of the time its you need to eat better. Well l do not want to keep packing food in and no bowel movement. l do pass gas but no stools. l am worried and l cry and get stressed out. l have not had any sleep either. The colonscopy l had 2 years ago showed nothing wrong. nothing there. l appreciate any answers because l am draining with answers. Thank you

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Have u tried eating baked chicken and veg especially spinach. Then take some lactulose solution before bed. Make sure u drink loads of water to. Probiotics are important. Vitamin c

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THIS IS ONE OF THE REASONS I STOPPED EATING. AFRAID OF HAVING NO BOWEL MOVEMENT.

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As a last resort when i get bunged up i use glycerin suppositories- about £2 from chemists, superdrug etc. Normally work with an hour, drink plenty to stop dehydration

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Agree with LisaHelen about the use of glycerin suppositories. Sometimes I used to use a mini-enema such as Micralax (don't confuse this with Miralax which is an oral laxative) instead which works even more quickly.

Couldn't you speak to your doctor on the phone and ask him/her to give you a prescription for something to get you moving?

Try incorporating prunes into your diet and keep away from processed foods.

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Thanks for your reply. I am going to try to talk with him today. They act as though you should not be taking a laxative. Should be doing it on your own. l took the glycerin suppositories and has not helped l am afraid. Nothing!

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Are you saying that the suppository didn't come away or just that it didn't bring any stool down with it?

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DID NOT BRING ANYTHING. I CALLED MY DOCTOR TODAY AND TRY TO EXPLAIN WHAT IS HAPPENING BUT NOBODY CALLED ME BACK. HIS NURSE USUALLY CALLS YOU BACK. TO ME SHOWS ME THEY COULD CARE LESS OR EITHER THEY SEE NO WORRY!

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Hi try and drink more fluids as I always get told the same as you. Fluids will help keep your colon hydrated amd help to puse and do feaces through. I also have movicol, lactolose solution and bisocodyl to hand when I feel I need a clear out. Maybe try some of these laxatives. Also try a tablespioneering of castor oil or olive dilute withe some lemon juice just to take the edge of it don't like it but it has helped in the past, also milk of magnesuim xxx

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For fluids say water, not tea and coffee. 1 - 1½ litres a day.

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I Annie am leaving this whole site because of you, you do not research, or try what advice I even have spent time giving you! You need a therapist! You have frustrated me beyond belief! I wish u help, but when you get it LISTEN!

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I AM SORRY ANNIE. YOU ARE VERY HELPFUL AND I KNOW I GET AFRAID. BUT NO ANNIE I WILL NOT BE POSTING ANY LONGER MYSELF. THANKYOU FOR YOUR ADVISES AND I DO APPRECIATE THEM!

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Try drinking lemon water, and get your doctor to prescribe you some miralax...or something stronger...LINZESS pills are very good as well, but I have to stay need a bathroom after taking, YOU'RE FOR SURE TO HAVE ONE! Good luck! #NotRegularAsWell

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