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knm
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Date Joined Dec 2005
Total Posts : 7
   Posted 12/20/2005 11:47 AM (GMT -6)   
I can't stand it anymore!!! It's one thing after another.  For those who have read my other posts, I have been having great difficulty with my bowels lately.  Now my problem is constipation!  When I was diagnosed with IBS, my GI doctor prescribed Librax.  I did notice that it made my stool a lot bulkier and harder; however, I never had a any  constipation.  Since I've been having problems, I took the Librax for the cramping.  Well now I think it may have made me constipated.  I did see my PCP Friday, and he also prescribed me Miralax.  I've only been taking it for 2 days and I know it may not take effect for up to 4 days.  I was only able to pass a couple little hard stools yesterday.  Though, when I palpate my left lower side, I can feel a hard mass, but I have to use deep palpation.  So my question is this, should I wait another couple days to see if this med passes everything or should I go to the doctor/ER for possible impaction?  I'm such a worrywort when it comes to my health.  I just don't know what to do! confused

Sarita
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Date Joined Mar 2005
Total Posts : 2486
   Posted 12/20/2005 12:29 PM (GMT -6)   
knm, I think the fact that you are passing SOMETHING is a perfectly good sign that things are just taking their time in there.  If you become blazingly uncomfortable it might be ER time, but I think you'll find that things will be flowin' soon enough, especially with that Miralax.  Have you tried some prune juice?  Hear that works wonders!  I hope you get some relief today!

dbab
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Date Joined Jan 2004
Total Posts : 4151
   Posted 12/22/2005 10:03 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi knm,
Are things a little better today? I did take Miralax when I was prodominately constipated as well because Zelnorm and I didn't agree. It does take some time for the Miralax to work but once it did I was have substantial bm every day or at the least every other day. It really helped me.
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