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Houma, LA
A 21-year-old male asked:

Terrible diarreah from miralax & prune juice. gastro said it's better that having another obstruction and to continue this. is this safe? dehydration?

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
There should be: a "happy medium" between obstruction and diarrhea..Perhaps you should decrease the amount of Prune juice (which is the "variable" "dosae:) until you have soft stools with 'reasonable" frequency! Hope this is helpful! Dr Z
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Dr. Ira Katz
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I agree completely, I also agree that an obstruction is a bad thing, but so is diarrhea interfering with your life. You should not be trading one disease for another.
Dec 1, 2016
Last updated Oct 22, 2020


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