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Constipation after surgical abortion

Hello all,
Before I type this, any pro life comments made will be reported and blocked from this site. I am pro choice and am comfortable with the decision I have made for my life and my body.

I had an abortion yesterday, surgically, and experienced very little bleeding. There is just dried brown blood now (sorry for the tmi) gotta keep it real. I have noticed that I have not made an actual bowel movement though and it is a bit worry some. I called my health care provider and sadly the nurse didn't even give me any advice! She claimed she had nothing listed in her protocol. I mean aren't you a nurse?? Anyway, I have to know what may be causing my constipation and how I can alleviate it safely. I am not taking any pain medicine as the cramps are enough for me to bear without being medicated all of the time.
Can I take magnesium citrate to help or will this cause other issues. Please assist!
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replied November 11th, 2014
Hello and Welcome

I appreciate your concern

Yes, you may take plenty of fluid, ispaghula husk and itopride or domeperidone or sodium picosulfate to relieve constipation after consulting your doctor

wishing you best of health


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