Patient Comments: Constipation - OTC Medications

Question:

Have you tried over-the-counter medications for constipation? In your opinion, what works, and what doesn't? Submit Your Comment

Comment from: Sandra , 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: May 07

I have pain in my lower right stomach, and X-rays show hardened stool. I took every kind of laxative and now have diarrhea, but stool still shows up in X-ray and pain is still there. I’ve been to 2 doctors and had CT at hospital. Don’t know what else to do.

QUESTION

You are constipated if you don't have a bowel movement every day. See Answer