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Constipation

Constipation refers to a difficulty or inability to pass motions comfortably. The stool may be hardened due to less water content in the body (dehydration). The person may need to strain hard to pass the stools, leading to pain, tears, fissures, and bleeding.

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Are my constipation and blocked urination interlinked?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 30 year old male. I generally have constipation problem. Mostly, I use some laxatives or aryuvedic churnas to clear constipation. Whenever I have constipation, I feel my urine is blocked. I drink plenty of water daily. Also, I used to consume lots of water before going to bed. Earl...  Read Full »


Dr. Erioli Braholli

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Chronic constipation is a challenging issue that significantly impacts one's quality of life and often lacks a definitive solution. Besides adopting a watery diet, managing it may involve the periodic use of bowel enemas and continuous reliance on laxatives. If you ca...  Read Full »

I get epigastric pain while sleeping or lying down. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I feel pain in the epigastrium part of my stomach mostly when I sleep or lay down. It happens only when I lay down at night or daytime.I have heartburn, constipation, gas, bloating in my stomach and I think it may be acid reflux. The interesting part is that all of this happens while l...  Read Full »


Dr. Erioli Braholli

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Based on your description it looks like GERD (Gastroesophageal reflux disease). Yes, sometimes it becomes chronic, and it is a very unpleasant feeling. In chronic cases, there can be a potential issue of esophageal sphincter incompetence, resulting in acid reflux. Beginn...  Read Full »

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