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    Been having these symptoms for the past 2.5 years, my doctors are not taking it serious, not sure what to do or know what is going on with me.
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    Usernamewastaken posted:
    I'm a 29 year old male and for the past two and a half years I have been having constipation. I can go 3 or 4 days without any bowel movement. My stool is not hard or anything. Because of my constipation I have a lot of bloating in my stomach, a lot of flatulence as well which is very uncomfortable to me. Due to not having any bowel movements I don't even eat that much like I used to, I just don't get that hungry anymore. I always had problems gaining weight no matter what and how much I ate, and within these two years I have gone more than 10 pounds.
    Also within the past year, there's been many times where my stool color has been green. I've that it's normal to have it green, however I've never had it be green ever except once when I was like 6 years old. So it's really strange that it's happening a lot now.
    I have been to my primary care doctor and he never took it seriously and blamed it on spicy food and told me to cut that down, and that didn't do anything. A year had passed and it got worse so by that time I got a different doctor, she gave me a referral to a gastroenterologist. So my GI doctor gave me miralax or whatever it's called, a long with fiber solution that you mix in water. Non of that helped me. Switched doctors due to my insurance, and this doctor is telling me to play around with the dosage of miralax, if I have it 3 times a day I get diarrhea, if I have it less than that it has no effect on me. I've mentioned this to him but instead he had me take that solution you take when you get a colonoscopy. He didn't want me to get a colonoscopy taken but to have my bowels flushed which again gives me diarrhea but doesn't cure me.
    Honestly not sure what to do here, I've asked the doctor if I should be concerned, but they make it seem like it's normal. I've asked the nurse over the phone and she tells me some people are born with smaller intestines, but I've never had this problem before 2.5 years ago.
    Also weird, ever since I've had this issue, I also don't get a hard enough erection like I did in the past. Not sure if it's related but it's all happened around the same time. I used to work out every day and these past two years I'm always feeling tired, I don't feel like working out anymore either. I've mentioned this all to my doctors but none of them are taking this seriously. They've taken some thyroid tests it was high or low, not sure but it wasn't normal and a couple of months later and a year later when it was tested it was said to be normal.
    I wish my doctors could at least tell me what is going on with me other than giving me stuff that's giving my diarrhea or prescribing viagra. Anyone have any similar experience or symptoms to know what it could possibly be?


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