Tuesday, August 21, 2007

And the Answer Is...


It turned out that "My bottom hurts" meant that she urgently needed to move her bowels, but was restricting because the movement would be painful.

When I first discovered the problem, I had to wear gloves and apply pressure around the opening of the rectum to force out the dry hard marbles... she screamed but it was necessary.

Thus began a week or two of medications to soften her stools... until diarrhea occurred.

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