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Old 01-21-2010, 02:34 AM   #1
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Having very constiapion having trouble moving bowels

 
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Re: c5 c7 fusion

That's very common and often due to the pain medications. Prunes and prune juice work for me. Colace is a good stool softener and you can consider mild laxatives as well. Drink a lot of fluids and intake fiber as well.
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