A 28-year-old male asked:
i'm being treated for internal hemorrhoids but still have hard stools. i've been taking fiber and stool softener, what else can i try?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Daniel Bates answered
8 years experience Family Medicine
Mural ax: i'm a huge fan of miralax, (polyethylene glycol) it's safe, cheap and very effective. Try adding a cap (17g) of this dissolved in water or juice daily, you can increase or decrease the amount to achieve stools that are the consistency of (I know it sounds gross) soft-serve ice cream
Answered on May 2, 2015
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