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What do you advise if i have constipation-i took two laxatives in the morning, didn't work. can i take another?

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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Colon and Rectal Surgery 42 years experience
Liquids only: And take a tbspoon of mom and mineral oil every 12 hours. Should clean out in 24-48 hours. If stool in rectum use glycerine suppository or fleet enema (sodium bisphosphate) from below. Do not eat solid food untlil you are completely cleaned out and avoid getting to this point in the future by eating and drinking properly.

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Last updated Mar 1, 2016

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