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can drinking milk of magnesia make you lose weight

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Abuse of laxatives: Is inherently unhealthy.
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Laxatives: Nope. Not in any way. This product is very dangerous if used too frequently and the abuse of this product can really harm your GI tract. Laxative ... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
22 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Mom is considered safe in breast feeding.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Depends on exam: Magnesium is metal so can show up on xrays of abdomen, abdominal ct, interferes with fluoroscopy of abdomen, etc. Not such a good idea.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Balminder Mangat
46 years experience Addiction Medicine
MOM: Look People. I am a Psychiatrist and Addiction Medicine guy. why are you asking such embarrassing questions about C or D or Meconium and wanting ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
About Miralax: Miralax is a powder that mixes well with almost any drink. If a person has trouble mixing her day's dose of Miralax in 8 oz of water, she may try spli ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Odd predicament: First of all a newborn NEVER needs milk of magnesia for any reason. You did not cite why you did, but that may be one of the problems. I would take th ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: There are many causes of abdominal pains, so a doctor will have to get the whole story and do an exam. How tummy pains are related to any other sympto ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Daily use of laxatives is dangerous, and is no way to lose weight.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Milk of magnesia: What other medications do you take?Any diuretics? MOM usually can cause dehydration due to excessive diarrhea, but you may have a renal ( kidney is ... Read More

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