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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Chmielewski
29 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
You could...: But it will alter the texture of your food.

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Constipation infant: Would try prune juice first.usually consitpation is insufficient fluids, so increasing fluids can help. Fluids should be a mix of water and electr ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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BOOTEA CALL: May cause diarrhea due to the Senna, but q o d does not seem excessive but If you notice any adverse effects then cut back or quit. You be the judge
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
No: GoLYTLEY is used almost exclusively for bowel prep prior to colonoscopy rather than psyllium which is a bulk forming stool softner. GoLytley is polye ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Fiber: Fiber products like psyllium provide bulk for good bowel movements but, in my opinion, do not promote better gastric emptying in those patients who ha ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Please Drink Water: It is most likely not eating enough. That is quite a large amount of fiber. I would hope you have drunk one to two liters of water to flush that throu ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Valencia Porter
20 years experience Holistic Medicine
No: Psyllium is a seed and the seed and husk (outer shell) is used as a source of soluble fiber. It is not a grain.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Chmielewski
29 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Yes.: It's not habit forming and is an excellent source of fiber.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Psyllium husk.: Psyllium husk is safe to use in the long term as a fiber and nutrient supplement. My concern with it is more the fact that it's easy. Remember that ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
22 years experience Internal Medicine
See below: It is a naturalsource of fiber, it bulks uo the stool.To hrlp with good bowel movement. Need to take it with adequate water.
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