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    Is this Constipation??
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    chaluvadimahesh posted:
    My son is 3 years 11 months old and is having constipation problem since February. It got worst during April and one day he got his tummy pain and we tool to ER. They took Xray of his tummy and the stomach is full of stool spread all over his stomach and even near his ribs. So the pediatrician gave Magnesium cit rate to get his tummy cleaned up. We were told to give 120 ml a day for two days. But we tried to give 30 ml a day as it doesn't taste good.
    So we were told to stop it and continue miralax which we have been given him since then till now.

    During that time around his anus he got blood and it got cured after applying diaper rash.
    Along with Miralax we are giving Duphalac daily and now he is passing poop daily but some times he will have a mild pain and holds it.
    Later two weeks again it hurts alot, so this time we were told to give 15ml of Duphalac along with Miralax 1 1/2 cap and change the diet.
    So we had cut down rice and started giving Oat bran along with wheat flour.
    But still he will have pain once in a day some times and he will hold it. After couple of hours or so, he will poop without any pain.
    So now I am worried on the pain why he is getting it some times, even the stools are not harder during this whole process.
    So is this really a constipation or should I get it checked to some other specialist ?

    Thanks,
    Mahesh.


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