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Chronic constipation

HOPEWELL, VA (WWBT) - Dr. John Clay is treating chronic constipation at Primary Health Group-Hopewell. 

It is an ugly problem that can often have a simple solution.

Constipation is ugly itself, but it also creates ugly issues like pain with bowel movements, hemorrhoids, or bleeding.

There are temporary treatments like over-the counter stool softeners, laxatives, and suppositories.

Long term, the problem can be fixed with adequate fluids and daily fiber intake and physical exercise.

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  • John Clay, M.D.

    John Clay, M.D.

    Primary Health Group-Appomattox 930 South Avenue, Suite 11 Colonial Heights, VA 804-504-8025 (phone) 804-504-8026 (fax) http://phg-appomattox.com Education: Undergraduate: The CollegeMore >>
    Primary Health Group-Appomattox
    930 South Avenue, Suite 11
    Colonial Heights, VA
    804-504-8025 (phone)
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