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Spokane, WA
A 63-year-old male asked:

Me, early 60s. sister, late 50s. my sister told me her doctor recommended small dose of milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) daily. i'm skeptical. ?

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
She constipated?: What's the reason? Is she constipated or trying to get more magnesium? Certainly this is not the best way to manage chronic constipation. If you tend to get constipated, try eating more fiber and exercising regularly . If the problem persists, see the GI doctor.
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