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baking soda and constipation

A female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
It won't, instead...: Docusate (per PDR) helps moisten &soften hard, dry stools. It is not a true laxative, but facilitates natural defecation, usually within 12 to 72 ... Read More

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
It won't, instead...: Docusate (per PDR) helps moisten & soften hard, dry stools. It is not a true laxative, but facilitates natural defecation, usually within 12 to 72 ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Constipation: This should be fine and not harmful to your baby.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Leavening: Leavening in baking. Absorbs odors. Mild cleaning agent. A not very effective dentifrice.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
No : That is a myth.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Despain
37 years experience Dermatology
No: No.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
22 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: It will decrease gas produced by excess acid in the stomach. However, if gas is a major problem for you, you should have your primary care physician ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randall Shaw
37 years experience Orthodontics
Yes: Why would you want to? They will not clean your teeth any better than toothpaste. In addition most toothpastes have fluoride, which you should be usin ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Antacid: Sodium bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) (baking soda) acts as an antacid.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Tuma
Dr. Gary Tuma answered
25 years experience Plastic Surgery
Scar: I have never seen any scientific data showing benefit of baking soda for scar therapy. There are options for scar treatments. You should seek consul ... Read More
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