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

Is there a risk of low ammonia blood levels in a healthy person due to taking high doses of lactulose daily for constipation?

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Dr. Christopher Cirino
Infectious Disease 24 years experience
No: No risk of low ammonia.
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