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A 25-year-old male asked about a 60-year-old female:

celiac disease and 61 year old. constipation and "apple fat" in abdominal like in men often. can she use lactulose 15 ml?

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Yes: Lactulose does not contain gluten but may not be the best approach to solve her constipation problem. More fiber and physical activities may work better in the long run. See a GI doctor if this is a persistent issue.

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Last updated Dec 24, 2014

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