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is prune juice good for constipation during pregnancy

A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No raisins cause ga: Gas, there are many laxatives u can use please call your OB to see what your OB recommends, but you want to get on a stool softener to prevent const ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hardin
35 years experience Wound care
Very good: Prune juice or prunes with plenty of water, better yet drink the prune juice warm.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
23 years experience Integrative Medicine
Prunes and magnesium: Lots of fiber. Prunes can help. Lots of water between meals. Consider magnesium supplementation.
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Dr. Jyoti Ramakrishna
35 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Unlikely: She may have a problem with constipation but if she is sick with a fever it is likely to be an infection she picked up. She may have other signs such ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hardin
35 years experience Wound care
Yes: Or prunes, drink plenty of water too.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hardin
35 years experience Wound care
Fast: Within 1-2 hours faster if you drink it warm.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: If that's the only way to give
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Moore
67 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: And hopefully it will be effective. If not, talk with your doctor.
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A member asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
Constipation: Use apple or prune juice to soften stools- 6-8 ozs a day. Pedialyte is an electrolyte solution for dehydration but will not soften stools. Also incr ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Yes: Dilute or baby strength prune juice and 1-2 oz may help. Follow up with your MD as needed. Hope this helps.
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