I'm so embarrassed to ask this but I've done all I could and about to tell my Dr to stick it...I've been so constipated for their past 5 days its starting to hurt to sit down! He has me taking 100 mg of Docusate sodium once a day.. been taking that when they constipation started about 2 months ago.. I've tried prunes and the juice.. tried Metamucil... coffee.. greasy food.. I just don't know what else to do.. I went to them bathroom and tried not to but I ended up staining a little too hard but nothing. I could feel it there and its trying but nothing.. please help. I really don't want to run to the er for this.
I'm having a similar issue. I went last Sunday and it was so hard it felt.like a knife cutting me from the inside on its way out. It's like little rocks when I do get out. I'm drinking cherry juice every day and only helping a tiny bit. I have been dealing wirh medical issues with my hubby all week and waiting to deal with my issues til after. I'm wondering if a suposatory (wrong spelling...but you know what I mean) might be the best option for short term. Wish I could help more...and if you get answers, I'm open to hearing about them as well.
Me too. I call the pharmacy and they said I could take up to 3 of their docusate sodium at bed time until I go potty. Pregnancy approved. If nothing in a day I will call Dr again. I hate pooping but I never thought ID hear myself say that I wanted to lol
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.