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Monday, October 24, 2016
Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders
My grandson had Tonsil surgery and it is now a week and has not yet gone to the bathroom (bower movement). He is taking medicine is that causing this to happen?
He is eating soft foods.
Thank you for your help.
it is likely related to codeine. You may want to try a stool softener and give your pediatrician a call.
Charles Monroe Myer III, MD
Professor of Otolaryngology
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati