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My poop is really large and hard. It started plugging my toilet at home. I started being afraid of using my toilet at home, well more afraid of plugging it. So i've started holding it until I can use a public toilet. I know it's unhealthy and my parents keep reminding me of that. I'm just wondering what I can do to "cure" this?
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replied April 26th, 2011
Hello and welcome to e health forum.

From the description it seems that your symptoms are due to acute constipation.

The following are the treatment and home remedies you can try:

1. To fight dehydration, drink lots of water.

2. Fiber is also very important in a person’s diet. Eating more natural, raw foods helps.

3. You need to exercise more and regularly.

4. Enema can also help in easing out bowel evacuation and for quick relief.

5. You can try OTC laxatives in liquid, pill, or powdered mixes.

If the condition does not improve, you might consult your doctor for a physical examination and proper treatment.

I hope this helps



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