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Will glycerin suppositories help induce labor

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. C Jeffrey Holmes
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Depends: If one is constipated, use a clear liquid diet for 24hrs, then orally administer mag citrate or go-lytely. If one has an acute diverticulitis, then an... Read More

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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Could be: If you emptied effectively you may not have had any more move down into position for emptying.If this is a recurring problem, something like Miralax (... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Wouldn't matter: These dissolve over time after insertion (as long as you take the wrapper off).You may experience an odd sense of fullness after insertion as part of ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology 47 years experience
Not sure what is: Obvious, but glycerine is the mildest of stimulants to help. It is discourage for people during chemotherapy when blood counts are low because anal st... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
YES: Yes as directed. Hope this is helpful Dr Z
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 45 years experience
Yes, it is possible: But you need to investigate why you are having constipation. You should confer with your doctor or GI specialist.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
General Practice 36 years experience
Yes: yes they may cause a burning sensation as well as anal itching
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
Virtually none.: Wouldn't worry. I'm assuming you mean vagina rather than mouth, or your aim is really off!
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
I suppose...but: This does have moisturizing properties. You can find the liquid in a bottle at Walmart under the name vegetable glycerin.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evans Prieston
Pharmacology 44 years experience
Senna - Glycerin: Both glycerin and senna laxatives are rather safe, but they do work in different ways. Senna is considered a stimulant laxative and glycerin is a lub... Read More

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