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A 16-year-old male asked:

My bowel movements are very weak right now. i sometimes have to drink prune juice or something to help me poop. am i constipated?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
It stools are: Hard, dry ; difficult to pass - you are likely constipated. It is important to try not to get hemorrhoids in the first place. Stay well hydrated (at least 8 - 8 ounces glasses of water per day). Try to get in 5 servings of vegetables and 4 servings of fruit per day – get that fiber in. Stay physically active.
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Dr. Milton Mintz
A Verified Doctoranswered
69 years experience
Add fiber to: Your diet- fruits , vegetables, bran, drink a lot of fluids, prune juice is good. These things will help relieve your constipation.
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Last updated Jun 22, 2022

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