A 19-year-old female asked:
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i used to eat raisin bran before bed and poo in the morn. now im constipated and bloated. what can i eat at night to go in the morning?to be regular

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Dr. Armando Favazza
Specializes in Psychiatry
See pharmacist: Talk with a pharmacist who will recommend any one of many over the counter meds that will help you achieve regular bowel movements.
Answered on Jul 23, 2017
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Dr. James Rotchford
40 years experience Addiction Medicine
Bulk forming agents like metamucil are an option along with plenty of hydration. Milk of Magnesia often is safe and effective at hs. But the question is: Why the constipation? Sometimes we can't determine the cause but a thorough work up for why is always indicated.
Jun 8, 2015

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