How To Overcome Difficult Bowel And Bladder In The Elderly?
Good morning, my father had difficulty defecating, urinating, and throwing the wind had to be forced, and felt pain, how to overcome it doc. Please help, yeah …
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Constipation or difficult bowel movements is one of the problems that often occurs in the elderly. the causes can vary, ranging from primary constipation where the problem is in the digestive system itself, to secondary constipation due to other factors such as the influence of certain drugs, certain other diseases, to psychological stress.
for handling that can be done at home, including:
increasing daily physical activity increasing fluid consumption, to help soften the stool increasing fiber consumption, to help the digestive system process metabolic waste and food scheduling defecation, to get used to defecating regularly, the use of laxative substances can be considered but should be given under the supervision of a doctor regarding difficulty urinating in older men there are several mechanisms, ranging from obstruction of the urinary tract due to prostate swelling, the presence of stones, to the disruption of the kidneys in charge of filtering and removing fluids from the body.
to find out for sure it's a good idea to check your father to a doctor in internal medicine to do a history and get a direct examination that is more complete and complete in order to get the best treatment.
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