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I need help or suggestions to get my bowels back to normal and calm my hemorrhoids and anal fissure.

By July 14, 2015 - 1:30pm
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I need help! About two weeks ago I had laparoscopy done. My doctor found endometriosis and two cysts on my ovaries. My doctor drained them and cleaned up the endometriosis. After surgery I was given hydrocodine for pain. At the time I was unaware it caused constipation. I have always had constipation issues throughout my life so I probably would have been better prepared had I know this side effect. Anyway, I took 3 doses of this medication and became severely constipated. I had to use a suppository to get relief. I then developed hemorrhoids and an anal fissure I believe. However, non of these issues have caused me to bleed. Just horrible stabbing pain. I then started taking Miralax again as I had before the surgery. I also started taking Colace and Magnesium Citrate. Not all at once but slowly built up. My stools started to get better but decided to keep up with the stool softeners so I didn't get back to where I was. A few days ago I started having diarrhea. This has aggravated my hemorrhoids even more but now I have constant gas and cramping. I have since stopped taking all of the stool softeners. I do sitz baths, ice, tucks pads, tylenol, and Preparation H cream. It helps but I just want my bowels to go back to normal. Today I had piecey green stool. Not sure why that is? I'm also very worried about what I eat and what will aggravate my bowels more. I've been eating bland food throughout the day along with Gatorade and water. Any other suggestions to heal this fissure, hemorrhoids, or bowel issues??? I feel like I can't go anywhere or do anything. It sometimes hurts to walk or sit with the stabbing pain. Please Help!!! Thank you!

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Oh no! I did not mean to post 3 times! When I would try to post, it kept saying failed. So I would try again. Then finally it said it went through. Sorry again!

July 14, 2015 - 7:22pm
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