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Urgent! What works for chronic constipation to the point I simply can't go?

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Pixiedust1973 Mon 23-Dec-13 22:30:01

Not been to the toilet for over a week now. Got to the stage where I cannot eat. Nothing is working I have tried exlax chocolate, suppositories, laxido (8 sachets) & dulcalax pico pearles plus lots of water. The out of hours GP prescribed the pico pearles last night & I took them about 10 1/2 hours ago as well as the max dose of laxiod again & suppositories. Supposed to work within 6 to 12 hours, still nothing.. What else can I try? I don't want to spend Christmas day on the toilet or unable to eat. sad

TheOneWithTheNicestSmile Sat 11-Jan-14 20:15:47

(oh, sorry, & good luck with wedding & everything, you deserve to start having a nicer time smile)

LEMoncehadacatcalledSANTA Sun 12-Jan-14 18:48:16

Oh, so glad to read that you finally had a poo and didn't explode smile Its good to get some furhter investigation just to be sure.

Many congratulations on the forthcoming nuptuals - i don't think i have ever been so invested in someone else's bowel movements and was gutted when this thread fell off my active list. Thanks for updating OP x

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