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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
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Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Constipation. : Are you uncomfortable? Are you having any abdominal pain? Are you distended in your abdomen? I would think that at this point you should see a doctor ... Read More

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A 82-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lee Lawrence
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
CONSTIPATION: In addition to what she is already taking she may take sennosides orally, next would be dulcolax suppositories or "Fleets" enema with much lubrication ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
17 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: Not a problem.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cunnar
27 years experience Family Medicine
Sure: Prunes help bulk the stool, allowing it to move easier through the intestines.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Prune juice : I think prune juice would be a good way to start, particularly if it has worked for you in the past. If this happens to you frequently, I would try to ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
22 years experience Pediatrics
Prune juice / karo: You can try some prune juice or karo syrup. You can give a tablespoon for every 4 oz of milk. Less or more depending on stool frequency.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Natural plugs: Apple sauce, bananas & rice cereal are the main constipators in most infants. Peaches, pears, plums & barley cereal are usually helpful in loosening t ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
56 years experience Pediatrics
Constipation: Pure fruit juices especially prunes, pears, peaches, etc are good stool softeners. Foods rich in fiber include whole grain cereals with added bran, fr ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Jyoti Ramakrishna
36 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 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derek Isenberg
16 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes: Both MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) and prune juice are excellent ways to get your bowels moving
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