most of my bowel movements are hard pebbles most of the time i use a rubber glove on my hand to get the stool out why
I eat a lot of fiber and have used senocot and miralax without much relief I also have pain in my groin area that affects my walking sometimes. I have been having this problem for a few years I also have gerd and take protonics for that. What can I do?
I certainly think you should see a doctor about this. What you're describing sounds like very hard stool that is difficult to pass. This possibly could cause a bowel obstruction eventually.
It sounds like you've done some good things by eating plenty of fiber and trying laxatives. You should also be sure to drink plenty of fluids to stay well-hydrated. Some medications for acid reflux can cause constipation, so be aware of that.
Your health care provider should be able to help you figure out if you have a serious constipation issue or if there's something else going on. Either way, a medical professional can help you treat this and get back to having comfortable bowel movements.
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