CONSTIPATION--problem with so many of our drugs
This thread will talk about constipation. The nemesis of cancer patients. If you post helpful information make sure to identify that all recommendations should be cleared with your doctor. Preferably, your Gastroenterologist (GI doc) or Primary Care Physcisin PCP). Cancer docs, I would say that this isn't there strong suit.
Page 44 . Description of Squatty Potty https://www.squattypotty.com/unicorn-c/
Description of normal defecation
Page 10 description of Laxatives, emollients, stool softners, and usage dangers: https://community.breastcancer.org/forum/6/topics/781867?page=10
Page 12 has a Question list & treatment plan to discuss with doc. Used several times as reference, I decided page 12 had so much info on it, I'd link it here.
NIH National Cancer Institute : Gastrointestinal Complications–for health professionals (PDQ®)
Link to rectal Issues thread: http://community.breastcancer.org/topic_post?foru...
Link to main BCO board thread: http://www.breastcancer.org/treatment/side_effects... http://www.breastcancer.org/tips/nutrition/during_...
Amusing Five Constipated Men
Puns are welcome, not often we get such a situation that is more worthy.