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A 35-year-old female asked:

Hx of ibs with constipation, only have 1 bowel movement a week. i take 4 colace (docusate sodium) a day, 1aloe vera daily. please help?

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Dr. Suzanne Fiala
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Other ideas: Try miralax, (polyethylene glycol) 1 capful mixed in liquid 1-3 x daily. This works well for most people. F you are really locked you might benefit from a fleet's enema that can be purchased otc. Make sure you drink lots of water and have plenty of fiber in your daily diet.
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