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A 22-year-old female asked:

Constipated. haven't gone in over a week other than very, very small amounts. have used miralax 2x, then epsom salts edit: nevermind it worked

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Good that it worked: Each person with constipation needs to be sure there is no other disease causing it. If constipation is just due to slow movement of the food and poop through the gut, then the things to try are vegetables, water, prune juice, prunes, fiber+water, Miralax (polyethylene glycol) Senokot or other senna, milk of magnesia, other laxatives... A doctor can evaluate and prescribe medication, if needed.

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