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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Plumbing Fixes: Diet changes: get plenty fiber by eating fruits&veggies, whole grains, oatmeal, psyllium or flaxseed, metamucil. Drink 8-10 glasses of fluid daily. Ta... Read More
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 27 years experience
Start with water: Make sure you get plenty to drink. Stool softeners and otc laxitives ate a good start...Sennakot and colace are my choices. Next i would try mag ci... Read More

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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Veg oil: Vegetable oil will be at least partially absorbed. It may be totally absorbed. It will lubricate some stool. Better to use prunes, prune juice, Mirala... Read More
Dr. Steven Warren
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Can: probably can be used if it worked but there are better alternatives mineral oil is one OTC laxatives You do not want to use them for long so increas... Read More
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Dr. Garrett Caldwell
Dr. Garrett Caldwellanswered
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Laxatives and meds: Laxatives and anti-fungals should not interact with each other, however taking laxatives with any medication can prevent some of the medications from ... Read More
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 43 years experience
Yes: Yes but i would take them 12 hours apart.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
Urology 44 years experience
Miralax (polyethylene glycol) and supposit: Increased fluids, caffeine, resumption of normal activity and eliminating any narcotic pain medications are helpful non-specific measures. Over-the-co... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Diet and exercise : Lots of fruits and vegetables, more plain water, and keep moving, if that doesn't help see your doctor for evaluation, best wishes
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 13 years experience
No: Don't stop the laxative. While you are taking the medication you will need the laxative. You could get in trouble if the constipation gets severe.
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Yes: Laxatives can affect the absorption of some medications. Warfarin, antibiotics, and heart medications can be affected by laxatives.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Prune juice: It's old and not very sexy, but it often works.I also suggest more exercise.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
Left sided pain?: Causes of abdominal discomfort as described may be identified by first addressing signs/symptoms so as to localize the organ involved. In females: vag... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Cause: The next step will be finding the cause for your colon blockage in order to be able to address it. Talk to your doc about possibly seeing a gastroente... Read More

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