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A 24-year-old female asked:

Bloating and gas from stool softener?

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Dr. Holly Maes
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Possible: There are certainly some stool softeners that have high levels of certain chemicals that when in your GI tact can certainly cause the symptoms you describe. There are many other options for you - talk to your doctor about which ones would be right for you so that you don't get a nickname such as toot!

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Last updated Jun 25, 2020

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