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how often can i give my 6 month old infant glycerol? she's over 8kgs and hasn't had a proper bm in a few days i gave her glycerol yesterday

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Dr. Shontae Buffington
16 years experience Pediatrics
Constipation?: I'm assuming that you mean glycerin suppositories for constipation. Every once in a while these are ok to give. If you are giving one every few days you should try and figure out how to relieve the constipation. Likely you have started some solids by now. Consider giving a small amount of undiluted fruit juice 2-4 oz or a smushed up fresh fruit. Just stay away from bananas.
Answered on Dec 1, 2017
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