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How much prune juice should I drink for constipation

A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Yes: Yes it is safe.If too much cramps and diarrhea may occur.You need to see what amount works for you.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Endocrinology 53 years experience
Sugar: Unless you check your blood sugar you cannot know whether you are taking too much or not.
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A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Owolabi
Family Medicine 8 years experience
Depends on the cause & severity of the constipation. There is no “dose” for prune juice, so try a cup or two and see if it works for you. It not, ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Moore
Pediatrics 70 years experience
Yes: And hopefully it will be effective. If not, talk with your doctor.
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A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
For constipation - You may take a fiber laxative like Metamucil and drink enough water daily so that your urine is colorless. For the long term you ma... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 19 years experience
Osmotic laxative : Prune naturally contains sorbitol which has a mild laxative action. Prunes also contain large amounts of phenolic compounds (e.g. Neochlorogenic and ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Constipation: Can certainly cause back and abdominal pain. This should resolve on its' own- if not, see your physician.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
Dr. Jan Lei Iwataanswered
Ophthalmology 28 years experience
Look at your diet: Make sure you have at least 5-7 servings of cooked vegetables, and also some fruit to increase your ruffle in your diet. Processed foods can lead to c... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lonnie Smith
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 41 years experience
Yes: But the Narcotic may be causing the constipation, you may want to decrease the amount or frequency of usage.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Enema/water: At this point I suggest that you try a Fleet's enema which you can buy at the pharmacy. Continue the miralax (polyethylene glycol) nightly. The colac... Read More
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