U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Cambridge City, IN
A 30-year-old female asked:

I feel constipated but my stool is soft,but i am still unable to have a good bowel movement. it's been 4 wks. i take miralax (polyethylene glycol) daily. what else can i do?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Could : Increase exercise, fluids and fiber intake. Minimize hard and dry food. See your doctor and consider addition of stool softners or increase dose of Mira lax and your doctor may consider colonoscopy

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Last updated Nov 26, 2020

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.