Constipation is quite a common condition that affects most people from time to time. The good news is that it can be treated at home, for the most part. In this article we will talk about constipation and when to call a GP for constipation in Sotogrande
There are a number of reasons why you might be suffering from constipation.
Constipation can be caused by:
This condition is also common in those who are pregnant. It is also common for 6 weeks after someone has given birth.
Some of the symptoms of constipation include:
You should call for a GP in Sotogrande if:
Your constipation is not improving even if you have been treating it.
You are bloated and your constipation lasts quite a long time.
You find blood in your faeces (poo).
You are quite tired all of the time
You have lost a lot of weight.
You are constipation regularly and the episodes last a long time.
You can treat your constipation by:
If none of the above treatments help you might want to consider taking laxatives. These are medications that can help you to defecate much more regularly. If you do decide to take laxatives please make sure you always follow the packaging's instructions. Ideally, you should not use laxatives for more than 3-4 days in a row. Most laxatives will take no more than 3 days to start working.
Knowing when to call a GP for Constipation in Sotogrande can help you to feel much more comfortable. Constipation is a very common condition and most people experience it at some point in their lives. Our GP doctors will give you advice that can help you feel much better. Get in touch with us if you are concerned about constipation. We will be more than happy to help you.