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I have an anal blockage and have reached the stage where I

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I have an anal blockage and have reached the stage where I can't pass water. What is the best thing to do?
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: No . I took Ducolax last evening and have taken 4 doses of Laxido today
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: I don't take any medication but I am 80 years old
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: No, I'm fortunately normally fit and well
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Gupta replied 1 year ago.
If there is a complete blockage you would need a bowel wash and possibly an enema, you should visit urgent care for the same,
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