A 29-year-old female asked:
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can coconut oil, cranberry grape juice help relieve constipation?

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Dr. Keith Ramsey
35 years experience Adolescent Medicine
Yes: Oils and juices can improve and relieve constipation. You should adjust your diet if the constipation is chronic by adding more vegetables and fruits. Sometimes you will need laxatives or stool softeners on an occasional basis. They are available in the pharmacy.
Answered on Mar 24, 2014

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