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Jordan
A 25-year-old female asked:

How to treat fluid retention in face and hands caused by laxative abuse ?

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Dr. James Rochester
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Stop laxative: would not recommend another med to treat over use of a med. Best is to stop the laxatives and let your body heal. See your doctor for help with this. Can be very difficult to stop using them. Can also be very dangerous to keep using them. Please get help from your doctor. Best of luck with this difficult situation.

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Last updated Feb 1, 2015

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