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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vaidehi Patel
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: No harm in using it once a week or even more often if needed. IF you have renal disease be careful because magnesium can accumulate and causes magnes ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Benoit
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Depending on the severity of your symptoms, the impact on your quality of life and appropriate work up (colonoscopy, systemic diseases), linzess can b ... Read More
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Dr. Erik Borncamp
25 years experience Wound care
Yes 2x/week: even better try psyllium fiber it comes in capsules or a powder and is totally natural. just make sure you are taking sufficient fluids
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
38 years experience Radiology
Helsp your: Boowels to move if you are constipated.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. KT Park
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Laxative: I would argue that the mildest laxative is either drinking plenty of water or eating plenty of fresh fruits. Daily use of laxatives is not recommended ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
30 years experience Holistic Medicine
Alcohol: No, it tends to b e diuretic.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
No: According to what I have read it does the opposite because it fda approved and you don't know if they will interact with any medications you take and ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hillel Naon
43 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
May or may not: What laxative do you take, there are many laxatives. Also, gastritis is a very specific medical term, which means gastric inflammation.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
18 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Coffee is indeed a natural laxative as the caffeine in coffee is a stimulator of smooth muscle, which is found throughout the intestines.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodney Del Valle
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People used it: For that with apparent good results. But, if you talk to gastroenterologist they don't recommend using it for that. Basically it's an antacid but in e ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Dr. Cody Mead answered
12 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Docusate is safer because it really only softens the stool allowing it to transit through your system more easily. It is not actually absorbed by you ... Read More
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