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Old 11-11-2006, 07:40 AM   #1
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No bowel movement since surgery, is this normal?

I had my gallbladder removed Wed. I have not had a bowel movement since then. Is this normal? Should I be concerned? I have been eating. Last night I pushed myself to eat something that would normally make me run to the bathroom....still no BM.

I would appreciate any information.

Thank you,
Michele

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Old 11-11-2006, 10:46 AM   #2
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Re: No bowel movement since surgery, is this normal?

It's the pain meds that make you constipated. You could try a stool softener if you're that concerned.

 
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