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is there a multivitamin i can take that will not cause constipation

A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
53 years experience Holistic Medicine
Possibly: Iron can cause constipation and is commonly in multiple vitamins. Iron absorption is decreased by stomach acid blockers.Young woman need iron because ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
In some people: Some people can develop constipation with certain vitamins, particularly those that contain iron. Taking vitamins with a large glass of water and inc ... Read More
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Dr. Steven Ferguson
35 years experience General Practice
See below: Constipation is a very common problem particular in Western society. Common associated issues are not enough water and not enough fruits and vegetab ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
16 years experience Family Medicine
Most can.: Yes, most of them can. Montelukast is the most common culprit and so are the multivitamins.
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Cloud
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Cobstipation: Daily laxative may be necessary in some people, but only after they have had their colon evaluated by colonoscopy first and the source of constipation ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes : There are many brands advertised that contain a stool softener. You could also take MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) or colace separately.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
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Unlikely but a : Diet high in fiber...Will.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Vitamins: A good multivitamin is a good idea. It's like an insurance policy for when we don't eat right, don't sleep well, or are especially stressed. Go to a ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
26 years experience Ophthalmology
That is safe: Constipation can be an issue during pregnancy. So the docusate is important to reduce the amount of strain or vasalva pressure you put on your entire ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Contains iron: Yes it contains iron which is constipating.
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Dr. Charles Glueck
57 years experience Clinical Lipidology
Denervation: Any type of spine or disc surgery can possibly (although rarely) affect motor nerves to the colon. Need to see both a neurologist and a GI physician.

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